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Smith & Wesson Model 642 .38 Special Performance Center Revolver with Enhanced Action

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    Smith & Wesson Model 642 .38 Special Performance Center J-Frame Revolver with Synthetic/Wood Grips

Product Description

What's in the Box

  • Model 642 .38 Special Performance Center Revolver
  • Cable Lock
  • Owner's Manual

Performance Center by Smith & Wesson - Where fit meets performance. From hand-cutting and fitting to precise fine-tuning, Performance Center firearms are top performers. Originating from standard designs or created from the ground up, Performance Center revolvers, hunting revolvers, pistols and modern sporting rifles are the ultimate expression of old-world craftsmanship and modern technology.

Firearm Specifications

  • SKU: 170348
  • Model: PERFORMANCE CENTER® Model 642 Enhanced Action
  • Caliber: .38 S&W SPECIAL +P
  • Capacity: 5
  • Barrel Length: 1.875"
  • Overall Length: 6.3"
  • Front Sight: Integral
  • Rear Sight: Fixed
  • Action: Double Action Only
  • Grip: Custom Wood
  • Weight: 15.0 oz / 425.2g
  • Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Frame Finish: Matte Silver
  • Purpose: Concealed Carry Personal Protection

Customer Comments & Questions

Customer Reviews

(4 out of 5) Great Defensive weapon, tough for big hands
by from Green Bay, WI on

This 38 is terrific! Great job Smith and Wesson. Perfect as my cc, especially in my car. If 5 shots are not enough then your attacker is superman. Reliable and accurate up to 20 feet for me. The S&W is not much use in my hands beyond that. Others may find it accurate at greater distances. Pleased to have it as one of my personal protection firearms.

(5 out of 5) Better Than Expected
by from Indianapolis, IN on

The action on this is much better than I expected! My wife likes it so much I'm going to buy another one, since she claimed mine! Ordering from SOSS is a breeze and as good as it gets!