Gun Report

EMF Open Top .38 Special

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The EMF Open Top in .38 Special had some positives, but this gun didn't fire all the time.

EMF Open Top .38 Special

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
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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The fit of the loading gate was not as well done in our view.
Note the adjustment screw for the hammer block protruding from the rear of the hammer, doing nothing good for the looks of the gun.
Here are some more rounded corners on the trigger guard, though the action sides are acceptably flat.

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