Gun Report

Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum 65LS

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation

But we think most customers, including men, will find it worthwhile to spend extra on the Ladysmith model to get the special finish and the display quality grip, not to mention the advantages of a full lug barrel and shrouded ejector rod.

Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum 65LS

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

Take the safety off the rest of now, free!

Get complete access to this firearms comparison, and weekly members-only newsletters.

That's just the beginning of your free exclusive benefits.

You're only one click away.

Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

The Ladysmith is a roundbutt revolver, but rather than show off its pretty lines with this beautiful grip, serious .357 shooters will likely change it to a more comfortable rubber model.
The ejector star is cut so that it acts like a gear to turn the cylinder. CNC machining made this possible. Older models relied on pins that sometimes broke or dropped off of the cylinder face with hard use.

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation