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S&W 442

Discussion in 'Revolvers' started by Trent, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Just picked up my Smith and Wesson 442 J Frame .38 Special.


  2. Bender

    Bender Meh....... Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    Very nice,'s a solid super lightweight compact carry.

  3. bac1023

    bac1023 1911 Collector Moderator

    Aug 15, 2011
    Very nice, Trent.

    I know you were looking forward to it when I was talking to you the other night.
  4. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Thanks guys... You are right Brian, I couldn't wait to get my hands on it...
  5. thecableguy

    thecableguy I hate this addiction Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2011
    Very nice Trent. Congrats. One of these days I am going to get me a wheelgun.
  6. wade-19

    wade-19 Global Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 17, 2011
    Nice. I had a 642, but I sold it when I got my 940 .
  7. SkDmRkLcY

    SkDmRkLcY Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    I miss my 442, was a great little gun.

    I like my Snub 19, but it is not really the same thing.
  8. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    I sold mine after running two boxes through it.. I needed a steroid injection to hold anything in my right hand... Ron
  9. dnuggett

    dnuggett Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    Mine has been a great BUG!
  10. Craig19

    Craig19 Member

    Aug 18, 2011
    Nice! Let us know how you like it. I'm kicking around picking up a J-frame for pocket carry.
  11. HotRoderX

    HotRoderX Member

    Aug 18, 2011
    Very nice looking 442 I Know I love mine
  12. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    Nice! I think you'll like it. I have the 642 and carry it as a backup gun on-duty. They're surprisingly accurate if you do your part with the trigger.

  13. 4 Glocker

    4 Glocker New Member

    Sep 2, 2011
    I love my 642 and the Bianchi model 75 is a great leather holster for it.
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011
  14. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Thanks for all the comments everyone! I love carrying it when I want something small and light. I don't even notice it is on my hip.
  15. matthew03

    matthew03 Member

    Sep 24, 2011
    I never leave home without mine. Almost always have a 1911 on my right hip, but I always have a 442 in my left pocket.
  16. TSiWRX

    TSiWRX Member

    Aug 21, 2011
    TKR, what do you think about her, so far? How many rounds?

    I'm also *seriously* thinking about the 442. As with the others here, it's among a couple of pocket-revolvers that I'm currently considering for winter "jacket pocket carry."

    In the last class I took, I've come away with the lesson that my carry autoloaders do not function reliably when shot out of the front pockets of something that I'd typically wear for most winter days (a fleece/sweatshirt).
  17. Earlsbud

    Earlsbud Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 28, 2011
    Nothing like a shrouded J frame. You can fire 'em through your trench coat pocket without snaggin' the hammer. Nice pistol.
  18. dnuggett

    dnuggett Active Member

    Aug 17, 2011
    I have a 442 that sees daily use as a BUG and for carry in the home/yard. I just bought a satin nickel 442, but don't have it in yet.

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