S&W Model 60: 38 Special

This S&W Model 60 has stainless-steel construction throughout. We felt that extra weight over polymer in the SIG pistol and the Ruger LCR made a difference in recoil behind the gun. We docked it a grade for the very heavy trigger.

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Smith & Wesson didn’t start using model numbers until 1957. Now, anything beginning with a 4 (and sometimes 5) is blued steel. Our 1978-vintage 38 Special is a Model 60, denoting that it is made of stainless steel.
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