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Gun Reviews By Women – Smith & Wesson 38 – Paula

Smith and Wesson 38 Revolver Gun Review

By Paula


Smith and Wesson 38 Revolver Specifications

Gun Manufacturer: Smith and Wesson

Model: 642

Caliber: 38

Barrel Length: revolver

Ammunition Capacity: 5 rounds


Smith & Wesson 38 Revolver Usage and Features

Primary Use      

Concealed Carry

Are You Right or Left Handed? 


What features does this gun have that appealed to you?             

Small, easy to carry, and the safety

Tell us about shooting this gun.

At first, I enjoyed shooting.  It fit my hands.  But then it got where I had to fire with two fingers.  Even after cleaning it’s still hard to fire.

How does it fit your hand, how do you like the sights, how difficult is it to rack the slide, how would you describe the trigger pull, and how would you describe the recoil?             

Fits my hand, have to use two fingers to fire

How reliable is it?           


Any problems with any type of ammunition?    

No, ammo easy to get.

Does the gun have any specific ammunition requirements? If so, please explain:             


What do you dislike about shooting this gun, if anything?           

Hard to fire

Was it easy to take down and clean? Please share.         

Super easy

Would you recommend this gun?            


For someone considering this gun, what would you tell them?


Anything else you would like to share about the gun?   

I would like to keep and use the gun but I need an easy to fire gun.


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2 thoughts on “Gun Reviews By Women – Smith & Wesson 38 – Paula


    I LOVE this pistol. I like that it doesn’t have a hair trigger and I have to think about it when I fire it. Because I don’t want it going off accidentally. I would recommend this to anyone.

  2. Carolann Dunn says:

    I have this model and find I like it. I have no challenge shooting this weapon. I am a bigger woman ,5’11”.

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