Moe, you are off to a great start! Reloading and a love affair with revolvers.
I’ve owned several stainless revolvers over the years. I still have some that I use during hunting season and when I’m on the boat. But my heart still lies with shiny blue. Well, color case hardening makes my knees weak but there are not too many options for that. Aesthetically I prefer the full lug barrels. I’ve never noticed a difference carrying a short barreled revolver all day with or without a full lug. The big ones all get heavy after awhile.