Yet another poly revolver, from S&W!

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dbarale

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I guess the LCR sales have been noted...
 

oregon73

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I wonder if that Smith has their lock on the other side.

Also, it's heavier than the LCR by 8/10 oz. (14.3 oz. vs. 13.5 oz.)

Also, I can't believe I would ever say this, but I think the LCR would win just by "looks" alone! That Smith looks very ho-hum.

I enjoy j-frame Smiths (pre-lock) but that thing does nothing for me.

JMHO
Rob
 

dbarale

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No lock on this one but the cylinder release is placed at the top of the frame and is ambidextrous.
I don't really get the point though as they already have alloy framed revolvers that are lighter than this one?
 

gak

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OTOH, more noteworthy to me is finally a Smith stainless (no porting!) J frame .327. Price aside, very nice to have another DA .327 choice out there now.
 

Landric

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It appears this one is in fact a no lock, much like many other concealed hammer revolvers offered by S&W recently. I don't think it looks awful, not nearly as ugly as the new Taurus offering anyway.

What is really interesting is, based on the pics on the S&W site, the cylinder rotates clockwise. That is really different for S&W.
 

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What is the price point? If it comes out to be 100-200 more for the Smith, I think they will be very disappointed with sales.
 

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And while everyone scrambles to make the smallest, lightest 5-shot .38 possible, the market for a high-quality, minimal sized 6-shot .38 once filled by the Colt Detective Special/Cobra/Agent/Police Positive goes begging. Sigh.
 

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Snake45":1640cunh said:
And while everyone scrambles to make the smallest, lightest 5-shot .38 possible, the market for a high-quality, minimal sized 6-shot .38 once filled by the Colt Detective Special/Cobra/Agent/Police Positive goes begging. Sigh.

Very true!

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I could never sell this, for more reasons than one. If I'm not pocket carrying, this thing is with me.
 

mjh

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Looks like s&w has a lot of new offerings. How many varitations of a DA .22 revolver does smith have out now? How many does Ruger have?
I'm paritial to Rugers but if I can save enough this year I'll most likely be getting a Smith DA .22 revolver.
 

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RedHawk44":17pce5w9 said:
Boys, if you want a lightweight 357/38 that is actually worth carrying, why not this?
http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/ ... tegory_rn=
Perhaps the $1159 MSRP has something to do with it? Even if it's $800 out the door, that's double the cost of an LCR.

Then again, I was looking at an $1100 Sig recently, and someone suggested I needed the $2500 model to get what I want... :roll:

-- Sam
 

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Shoot a few .357s through that 12 ounce 340 and tell me you like it. I'd much rather have a 6 shot 38/357 SP101 or Speed Six.

Both Taurus guns and the S&W are much uglier than the LCR. Life's too short to own ugly guns.
 

maxpress

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huh, cant even find that on there site.
i guess i always thought the point of that size revolver was inexpensive to get you out of a jam. not an 800 dollar fashion statement.
 
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Yosemite Sam":3002l3jf said:
RedHawk44":3002l3jf said:
Boys, if you want a lightweight 357/38 that is actually worth carrying, why not this?
http://www.smith-wesson.com/webapp/wcs/ ... tegory_rn=
Perhaps the $1159 MSRP has something to do with it? Even if it's $800 out the door, that's double the cost of an LCR.

Then again, I was looking at an $1100 Sig recently, and someone suggested I needed the $2500 model to get what I want... :roll:

-- Sam

Oh yes, they are expensive, I will grant you that, but I would much prefer to spend the money on a quality gun than have to worry about it's capabilities when a fight starts......but that's just me.
 
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