S & W Model 640

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by Slimslam, Feb 14, 2004.

  1. Slimslam

    Slimslam New Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    SE Michigan
    For carry, is the S & W 640 a smart buy? I'd like to have a minimum 3" barrel. Any others I should consider (in a revolver)?
  2. gpostal

    gpostal Former Guest

    Feb 20, 2003
    i have a 640 .357mag centennial model ,2 1/8 inch barrel

    no hammer to snag on ,and you could shoot through a pocket ,or purse for the ladies

    it is the little one of course

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  3. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    The J frame Smith & Wesson is made for carry. Good choice for concealment.
  4. Slimslam

    Slimslam New Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    SE Michigan
    Thanks for posting the pics. Makes me wanna go out and buy, buy, buy! Does the 640 come in a 3" barrel?

    Thanks for your insight. What are some other S & W models that are considered J frames? Thanks

  5. ACC

    ACC New Member

    Jan 31, 2004
    Nashua NH
    I own a S&W J frame Air weight hammerless, for back up. Good pocket gun. and as postal says, you can shoot through a jacket and not have to worry about the hammer snaggin on material.
    You can shoot +p's through it also.
  6. gpostal

    gpostal Former Guest

    Feb 20, 2003
    i am not for sure if they offer one in three inch ,but i wouldn't let 7/8 inch be a factor ,smith does tend to make special runs now and again ,i did have a model 36 .38special in 3" ,it had a hammer ,wish i never sold it
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