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S&W 640 vs Airweight

Discussion in 'Handguns, Pistol Shooting' started by jbuchanan, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. jbuchanan

    jbuchanan Registered Member

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    I have been thinking about purchasing a new S&W airweight, but a used 640 with a low round count is also available for a little under $500. Any opinions on which would be the better way to go. Would be mainly a carry/office desk gun.
     
  2. BurnedOutGeek

    BurnedOutGeek SlayerNut - RIP

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    357 or 38?
    For carry - the airweight, if it was just sitting nearby I'd opt for a bit heavier option so it wouldn't be unpleasant for range duty with heavy loads.
     
  3. Abacus

    Abacus Registered Member

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    For carry, have you considered a 642? It is a lot lighter and can be found for $50-$100 less.
     
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    I like my 638 airweight for regular carry with slacks. Would buy another again without a doubt if I lost this one.
     

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