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#3196349 - 03/18/13 04:01 PM S&W airweight?
John3
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Does anyone have any opinions about the Taurus Ultralight hammerless vs the smith airweight? I have been wanting to get the Smith for my wife and summer carry and been having trouble finding one. I found a taurus, any pros or cons on the taurus?
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#3196363 - 03/18/13 04:26 PM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: John3]
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My wife's 1st carry gun was the SW Airweight in .38spcl. She now carries a 1911 but the Smith is awesome. Great gun. Light, concealable, and a pretty gun at that.
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#3196470 - 03/18/13 06:27 PM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: strutandrut]
John3
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Thanks for the info. Anybody have any experience with the Taurus for comparison?
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#3196501 - 03/18/13 06:48 PM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: John3]
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Love my S&W 642 Airweight. Slips right in the pocket and can't even tell its there.
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#3196628 - 03/18/13 08:14 PM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: Gravey]
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Nothing wrong with a Taurus revolver, but its no where near the quality of a S&W. For the minimal price difference between the 2, I would go with the Smith every time. Another plus is there are more aftermarket products for the S&W(holsters, grips, etc) I have a S&W 638 Airweight that has been a great gun over the last 10 years. It shows carry wear, but still shoots great.
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#3197103 - 03/19/13 10:37 AM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: Kimberman]
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I have the S&W 642. Great pocket gun. As Kimberman said the Taurus is no where near the quality of S&W. Never sacrifice quality or reliability when buying a carry gun. Your life is priceless.
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#3197210 - 03/19/13 11:50 AM Re: S&W airweight? [Re: BIGORANGE]
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Thanks for the replies
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