I am trying to find out if there is a counterpart to the model 19. What I mean is a K-frame in .357, blued and with fixed sights? I am asking for a friend who is likes my 19 2/12 barrel, but isn't a fan af adjustable sights. Also a full under lug like the 19 would be good too.
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August 27, 2007, 07:22 PM
In 357, a blued fixed sight revolver would be the model 13. I know that it has come in 3" and 4" versions. The 3" has a round butt like your snub 19. These are pretty hard to find. The stainless version is the model 65 and is much more common. As far as I know, the only model 65 with the underlug is the lady smith.
hope this helps.
August 27, 2007, 08:00 PM
Thanks DW and Dale. Guess I'll start looking into 65's
August 27, 2007, 08:06 PM
Also there were a very few model 19s built with a full underlugs and fixed sights, but they are collectors items and way beyond pricing for shooting. Look for a S&W 13 3" it is one of the nicest full sized carry guns around they can be found around $300 to $450.
August 27, 2007, 08:09 PM
Thanks Brian, that's exactly what I want.... I think :)
August 27, 2007, 08:15 PM
Looks like my friend found this post. Good, he'll know more what he wants than I.
August 28, 2007, 02:28 AM
I've yet to use one of these, but what C&S products I do have experience with have been top notch.