What does ctg mean when stamped on the barrel of a 38 special Smith Wesson 6 shot revolver?
ctg = cartridge
What is the manufacture date of a model 38 airweight Smith and Wesson with serial number 800j87 It has a pinned barrel and AIRWEIGHT stamped into the barrel in block letter?
What is the age and value of a stainless Smith and Wesson model 66 revolver serial AKAxxxx with a 2 barrel?
What is the manufacture date of Smith and Wesson 6 shot revolver 38 special 2 inch barrel serial number 831760?
It could be a Military and Police model that you have with that high a serial number,which was made from 1940-1945.I am not aware that it was made with a 2 inch barrel though.Does your serial number have a letter or number and letter before the serial number?If so please relist it,and I would have a better chance of identifying your Smith and Wesson revolver,along with when it was made.
You have a Smith and Wesson model 14 38 special. The 38 refers to the diameter of the barrel. That barrel is 38/100 of an inch in diameter. A 45 automatic has a barrel that is 45/100 of an inch in diameter. A 9mm has a barrel with a 9mm diameter. You can shoot 9mm ammunition from a 38 special. A 22 pistol has a small diameter barrel.
How much is a Smith and Wesson model 19-2revolverwith a 6 barrel with target sights and hammer worth?
What is the worth of a 32-20 smith and Wesson 1914 revolver 6 shot with a 6 digit serial number Someone has sawed off part of the barrel.?
How do you find the model of a Smith and Wesson that is marked 38 special CTG on the right side of the barrel?
What is the value of a smith and Wesson ctg 38 revolver serial number 152472 in good condition 5 shot with 4 inch barrel?
In Smith and Wesson code, the 6 means the gun is primarily made of rust resistant stainless steel. The 37 designates the lightweight version of the model 36 .38 caliber revolver, and lightweight guns have aluminum frames. The -2 designation means that this revolver is the second version of this model. So 637-2 means a stainless barrel and cylinder on an aluminum frame based on a lightweight model 36 revolver in the second version (or…
What is the value and history of a 5 cylinder revolver with markings on the top of barrel printed for 38 smith and Wesson ctgs and on side of barrel secret service special has breakaway cylinder?
Yes, barrels can be changed. However, unless you have a Dan Wesson that is made to have quick change barrels, this is VERY difficult for the average hobbyist to do without doing serious damage to the revolver. It takes some specialized tools, not just a heavy vise and a pipe wrench. Find a gunsmith in your area, and talk with him.