September 2000

Bobbed-Hammer .38 Specials: We Pick a Concealed Champion

The small-framed five-shot revolver remains the standard bearer of concealed weaponry. We test five products from S&W, Taurus, and Charter to see which one won’t wear you out.

Is it worth paying hundreds of additional dollars to buy the latest materials in a short-barreled revolver? We find out when we test Charter 2000’s Undercover, Taurus’s M85CH and M85CH ULT, and S&W’s 442 and 342PD

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