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Welcome to the forums from the Wiregrass! Don't limit your search to just Model 60 parts. Any J frame hammer, both SS and case colored, will work. Of course, the hammer you have will also work.
 

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Welcome to the forums from the Wiregrass! Don't limit your search to just Model 60 parts. Any J frame hammer, both SS and case colored, will work. Of course, the hammer you have will also work.
I'll have to see if looking at j frame hammers instead of model 60 hammers does anything different with results. Mine does work just the spur on it is half of what it was
 

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I'll have to see if looking at j frame hammers instead of model 60 hammers does anything different with results. Mine does work just the spur on it is half of what it was
I should know by now not to use absolutes in my posts. Not all J frame hammers will work...duh. However, J frame hammers like yours made for other models...like the Model 36...whether SS, MIM or forged, should work. Practically speaking, the stubby tang on your hammer is an inconvenience. We often see the tang completely removed to prevent it hanging on clothing in concealed carry. I'd ask myself if I can live with the shorter tang rather than replace it with another hammer.
 

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I should know by now not to use absolutes in my posts. Not all J frame hammers will work...duh. However, J frame hammers like yours made for other models...like the Model 36...whether SS, MIM or forged, should work. Practically speaking, the stubby tang on your hammer is an inconvenience. We often see the tang completely removed to prevent it hanging on clothing in concealed carry. I'd ask myself if I can live with the shorter tang rather than replace it with another hammer.

I'll see what I can find for a model 36 and give that a try. Looking on ebay it seems the spur getting broken is fairly common. Have come across many for sale that state they are broken or bent. The gun probably won't be used for carrying purposes but maybe take out and shoot every once in a while. The new hammer would be put in just to keep it in its original state.

I appreciate the feedback
 

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Do as kevin said.......then learn to shoot DA. My M-36 had it's hammer 'bobbed' by me for carry, many years ago. I gave it to my wife, but she has difficulty pulling the trigger. So. I had an original hammer installed, for her to shoot SA. It has a 'flash chromed hammer', that's S&W's term for the steel, that looks exactly like yours. No reason you couldn't use it for your gun. Bob
 

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I agree with the preceding posts. All defensive shooting with a DA revolver should NEVER be out of a cocked gun. Grind down and remove what's left of the spur; a gunsmith could do a nice job unless you can do it yourself.
 
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