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Charter Arms "Undercover" notch peening

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Fat Boy, Dec 20, 2012.

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  1. Fat Boy

    Fat Boy Member

    Sep 23, 2007
    Kansas Plains
    I recently acquired a Charter Arms .38 snub nose revolver. This is a Stainless gun w/wood grips - not current production.

    I have fired 20-25 rounds of .38 LRN (158 gr) through it and function seemed fine.

    I was cleaning it afterwards and noticed slight preening on 2 of the cylinder notches. I'm pretty sure they weren't that way before.

    Should I-
    1 keep shooting and see what happens
    2 send it off to Charter or some other 'smith to adjust
    3 trade it and take my lump
    4 ?????

  2. lowercase

    lowercase Member

    Aug 6, 2008
    Pacific Northwest
    Can you post pics?

    I have a bunch of Charters, and haven't observed anything like that, so I'm interested in seeing what you're dealing with.

    If it proves to be a problem, I'd send it to Charter to fix and just keep the gun. I think those older stainless Undercover .38s are sweet.
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