GUN How much more brutal is the S&W 340 compared to the 642?

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  1. Accord

    Accord Active Member

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    I have a 642 and am considering buying a 340, basically the same thing as a 642 except it's .357 instead of .38.

    The recoil is absolutely brutal on my 642 with .38 defensive loads, so i'm wondering how much more brutal is the 340 with .357?
     
  2. Gimik

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    I have a 340 and I want to whimper like a little girl when I fire .357 out of it. I still carry .357 in it, but I only practice with .38spl.
     
  3. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    That makes sense :hsugh:
     
  4. Gimik

    Gimik New Member

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    lots of people do it :dunno:
     
  5. BigBadJohn

    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    Everytime my grandpa goes with me to the range he takes 38 spl instead of 357 magnum for his old colt. Its alot cheaper
     
  6. Powderburn

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    so youre into pain eh? :mamoru:
     

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