Gun Report

S&W Model 386PD .357 Magnum

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On this gun, it should be easy to change out the front blade to lower its POI. Also, the shorter barrel feels faster out of the holster than the 3-inch model.

S&W Model 386PD .357 Magnum

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Law Enforcement
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

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This grip features an exposed backstrap for minimum distance to the trigger plus bold finger grooves that add room for the pinkie by extending slightly below the frame. It works very well in reducing recoil. Outside of the material being very grabby on clothing, this is an excellent grip.

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