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  1. Best .38 Special Round for Snubbie?

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Greetings, I recently acquired a model 442 snub nose. I have shot regular 130 grain FMJ Winchester white box ammo through it and it kicks and beats my hand quite a lot as I expected. However, since I am looking forward to carrying this gun, I would prefer to use ammo with less recoil. What...
  2. Question on a 1993 manufactured Model 442

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Greetings, I recently acquired a model 442 matte black snub nose. I reached out to smith and Wesson, and they said the gun was manufactured in 1993. I want to carry this gun but before doing so, I would like to know more about it. 1) I noticed my gun doesn't say "Airweight" on the side like...
  3. S&W .38 Spl. Chiefs special airweight?????

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hello all, I am new to this forum but have admired Smith and Wesson all my life. I recently acquired a snub nose S&W five shot revolver, I brought it over to Cabelas in Gonzales, La. To have the gun evaluated by their team of "EXPERTS" and give me an estimated value, I own the 2012 standard...
  4. New to me S&W Model 10 revolver. Need help finding manufacturing date.

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hi, a friend of mine gave me a s&w revolver. I have no experience with revolvers or with the s&w brand so, at first, I was going to sell/trade it. But the longer I have it and research it, the more I'm falling in love with it. So, I'd like to know a little more about it. Namely, what date it was...
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