Here is a late revival of a very popular revolver, not only for both defense minded civilians and law enforcement professionals, but also for those of us who are interested in collectability. This is the 642-1, named model .38 Centennial Airweight Stainless. The first models ran from 1990 until 1993 with old style short frame that lacked +P rating, numbered model 642 no suffix. With the introduction of J-Magnum frames in 1996, the 642-1 began a six year run of immense popularity, replaced by the 642-2 Lock Variant in 2002. Smith & Wesson has produced only one more special run of these fine revolvers with the newer, slicker factory boot type short combat rubber grips presently on almost all lightweight J frames. As far as basic features, The Model 642 is full-time double action; since the hammer is completely enclosed inside the frame. For personal protection, many veteran law enforcement officers and firearms instructors recommend this model 642-1, since the Centennial cannot be fired in single action mode, where a person cocks the hammer and then pulls the trigger. It is an exceedingly dangerous situation when a homeowner hears a noise and immediately backs the hammer on any revolver. This configuration has long been very popular and, in our opinion, vastly less dangerous than many of its semi-automatic peers. In spite of its light weight, it is rated to withstand the pressure from +P, high-velocity proof-load .38 Special ammunition. Furthermore, given the state of the handgun market and consequent prices, we believe the Lightweight J-frame Smith & Wessons are among the best values in firearms. As far as Factory Specs, this revolver is .38 Special +P rated, double action only, 1 7/8 inch barrel, overall length 6 5/16 inches; aluminum alloy small frame J designation; satin stainless finish, Finger Grooved short rubber Boot Grip; serrated ramp front sight with fixed notch rear sight; internal hammer with locking mechanism; .312 width smooth Metal Injected Molded trigger; 5 shot capacity. We're offering these fine revived Centennials in limited quantities, brand new in their boxes with fired brass, each for only $ 379.00.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $10 lower 48; $30 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Offers to buy must be for the registered user with his/her own money. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that smells like felony straw purchase. MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped same day. 7 day hold on checks. FFL transmissions ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name on there. We offer 7 day money back on used guns and items, but No Returns on New in Box guns or on Lay-aways or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. New guns have factory warranties and we are not a warranty station. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days - lay aways not refundable, though. Internet phone hours 8:30 – 4:30 CST Mon - Fri CST. Local pickup available. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We consider trade offers: blue & walnut; Blue &Stainless revolvers; good quality autos; US Gold & Silver; traditional guns in excellent condition.
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