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Posted: 2/10/2006 11:50:36 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/10/2006 11:56:11 AM EDT by MyWar]
I've wanted a hammerless Airweight snubby for a long time. Specificaly I'd like to find a S&W 340PD, I probably will only shoot 38+P out of it, but I want the *option* of shooting 357mag, and honestly I just like the looks of the black frame with the grey cylinder.

Anyway, I was just at a shop, and they had a 642 hammerless Airweight with both rubber and fancy wood grips, and an IWB leather holster (didn't check the name on the holster). I looked the revolver over real well, and it was very close to new looking. The price was $338.00.

It fit my hand perfectly. I had the cash in my pocket, but I wasn't quite sure what the going price was on the gun. I felt like Istill would have wished I bought the 340PD. So I walked away without it.

Did I do the right thing? -or- Did I turn down a decent deal?
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 1:01:30 PM EDT
I would've bought it.

That's a very fair price, especially if it looks like new.

Why not go back and get it? You can always find the 340PD and put it on layaway...then you'll have a backup if you need it.

HH
Link Posted: 2/10/2006 5:36:22 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 7:23:38 AM EDT
Thanks guys for the responses. I've given it some thought, and I'm happy that I didn't buy the 642. Nothing wrong with that model at all, it's just that I don't really "need" the snubby. So I should definatley get what I "want."

Is there such a thing as Non-buyers remorse? I think that's what I had yesterday.
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 7:03:51 PM EDT
S&W 642 s are all over the place NIB for $350 , so dont feel too bad
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 6:54:38 AM EDT
I think you did good. If you really want the 340 then get it. They are a bit pricey compared to the 642 and not very fun to shoot .357's as already mentioned. I was going to do the same thing, at the local shop they had 642's at a decent price and I had the money to pick it and I am glad I didn't becuase I know I really wanted the .357.
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