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

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Product Description

What's in the Box

  • Model 642 .38 Special Performance Center J-Frame 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: 10186
  • Model: Model 642
  • Caliber: .38 S&W SPECIAL +P
  • Capacity: 5
  • Barrel Length: 1.875" / 4.8 cm
  • Overall Length: 6.3"
  • Front Sight: Integral
  • Rear Sight: Fixed
  • Action: Double Action Only
  • Grip: Synthetic with Wood Inserts
  • Weight: 15.0 oz / 425.2g
  • Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Frame Finish: Matte Silver - Two Tone
  • Purpose: Concealed Carry Personal Protection

Customer Comments & Questions

Customer Reviews

(5 out of 5) A second superb EDC
by from Springfield, MO on

Because of the factory trigger job and moon ring cut, this revolver has very quickly moved to to the top on my carry rotation. Although I prefer the black finish of my previously purchased Model 442, this Performance Center 642 is so much slicker in so many ways. Worth every penny.

(5 out of 5) Perfect Transaction
by from Destrehan, LA on

Couldn’t be more pleased with Sportman's Outdoor Superstore. Transaction was perfect. I absolutely love the gun. Went to the range shot 100 rounds, gun performed flawlessly.

(5 out of 5) High quality small revolver
by from Peoria, AZ on

I purchased this for my wife since she does not like the complexity of semi-autos. She loves the feel and looks of it. The Performance Center model provides a very smooth action. The finish and grip are first class. Rem UMC 130 gr ammo produces a manageable recoil in this lightweight.

(2 out of 5) Wow how the mighty have Fallen
by from Atlanta, GA on

Bought this and had shipped to LGS. Right out of the box first full cylinder down Range and the trigger would lock, not reset, and obviously the cylinder too. Next 5 rounds same thing. Had gunsmith look it over full disassembly, clean, inspect, re-assemble had the same issues. Sometimes the trigger hangs up on some ledge then breaks real hard and skips over the live round. Garbage. Had an RMA day one.

(5 out of 5) Smith 642PC
by from White, GA on

Fast shipping! No issues from start to finish. Received the gun today! This makes number two. The triggers are the best out of the box that I have owned! I will definitely purchase from this company in the future!