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Smith and Wesson Performance Center 642 Stainless / Wood .38 SPL 1.875-inch 5Rds

Smith and Wesson Performance Center 642 Stainless / Wood .38 SPL 1.875-inch 5Rds

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Quick Overview
Performance center by Smith & Wesson - Where fit meets performance. This variation on the model 42 Centennial Airweight is a revolver that you will find yourself wanting to shoot time after time at the range. Combining old world craftsmanship with modern technology, this revolver is fantastic for competition and casual shooters alike. Grab your very own from GrabAGun today for the cheapest price online!

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Why did you choose this?
GrabAGun Store
For concealed carry, this gun is a perfect fit and suits my needs perfectly. And, Grabagun has the best price around.
Alan T on Apr 10, 2019
i LIKE THE WOOD INSERT GRIP AND ITS A GOOD PERFORMANCE REVOLVER..
YOU CAN GET THE 642 FOR AROUND $ 369 BUT LIKE THIS ONE.
M S on Mar 29, 2019
For concealed carry, this gun is a perfect fit and suits my needs perfectly. And, Grabagun has the best price around.
Alan T on Apr 10, 2019
LOOKING FOR CONCEALED CARRY REVOLVER.
Peter A H on Apr 3, 2019
i LIKE THE WOOD INSERT GRIP AND ITS A GOOD PERFORMANCE REVOLVER..
YOU CAN GET THE 642 FOR AROUND $ 369 BUT LIKE THIS ONE.
M S on Mar 29, 2019
Previous experience with buying from GAG, price, and reviews outlining the advantages of the performance center variant of the 642.
Paul C on Mar 22, 2019
for the price its the best value, no need to upgrade trigger.
under stress ….things become more difficult. For someone not highly trained with the other best option p238, this is it..... handbag ready ect ect
Jennifer W on Mar 19, 2019
I ordered this because I wanted a nice revolver and it seemed like a good price for a quality gun.
Brandon T on Mar 4, 2019
Reputation, reliability, manufacturer's upgrade over stock version.
brian s on Mar 1, 2019
My local dealers couldn't find one at a reasonable price.
Troy H on Feb 27, 2019
I chose the S&W 642 for conceal carry and because of the Performance Center mods.
Stephen F on Feb 6, 2019
Perfect for summertime concealment Performance Center upgrades great price
Brian J on Jan 27, 2019
No key hole lock and LOOK at everything you get for the price! GAG pricing is Amazing! This is my very first time ordering a firearm online, so far smooth and simple. I will be ordering again from GAG. Thank you very much!
Gary on Jan 20, 2019
good price....good reviews.
Ted L on Jan 6, 2019
Trigger pull and style...
CARL E. M on Jan 4, 2019
No lock and performance center trigger. I like the looks of the chromed trigger also.
Ronald P on Dec 31, 2018
Great price, much better than local dealers.
Paul R on Dec 22, 2018
good price!!
James S on Sep 3, 2018
Perfect pocket carry piece for the long hot Texas summer and the performance center upgrade is well worth the extra money to me.
Jeffrey L on Aug 29, 2018
Performance center and rebates
JENNIFER P on Aug 28, 2018
Rebate and performance center
John F on Aug 21, 2018
LOOKING FOR CONCEALED CARRY REVOLVER.
Peter A H on Apr 3, 2019
Previous experience with buying from GAG, price, and reviews outlining the advantages of the performance center variant of the 642.
Paul C on Mar 22, 2019
single & double action?
Scott on Dec 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Double action only
However the action is so smooth you can stage the shot by stopping the trigger when the cylinder rotates and locks in fire position
At this point the action is staged enabling you to precisely aim before the last bit of trigger pull to fire the weapon
It is almost as good as single action with practice (dry firing helps develop this method)
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Great little pocket gun!
Great gun! Accurate but had higher hopes for the trigger It’s better than the non performance center version but the trigger isn’t any better than a GP100 double action pull.
Great gun! Trigger is a lot better than the non performance center version but I had higher hopes.
Great gun! Trigger is a lot better than the non performance center version but I had higher hopes.
March 24, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
Fantastic Gun!
This is the first Performance Center firearm I have purchased. The trigger action is so smooth. It is a double action trigger but it is easily staged as to the point of firing.
February 27, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
Great gun at a great price. Shipped fast. This site is like the amazon of the gun world. Very happy.
February 7, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago
Buy Now!
Biggest reason I brought here and now, no key hole BS to deal with, and the Performance Center upgrades make this a BEAUTIFUL looking and nice to shoot snub. Buddy had a regular j-frame smith, after shooting his and plowing through 50 rounds with my new 642, you can really tell the trigger difference you get here with the Performance Center version. Comes on 3 moon-clips and a bit dirty from testing at S&W. Overall I am thrilled with my new weapon. GAG is Topnotch, I'll be a lifelong customer over Buds that's for sure. Thanks!
February 7, 2019
Purchased
2 months ago
beautiful snub nose. 38+p smith wesson
Great little pistol.Grab a gun is a great place with great prices!!!!! The performance center does make a little smoother firearm. Buy this and u will never be sorry.No hammer is sweet.
October 2, 2018
Purchased
7 months ago
Perfect
Gun is perfect from the factory
Action is so smooth you can stage the trigger when target shooting
August 16, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Awesome deal on a performance center gun
A perfect little carry gun the shrouded Hammer makes it nice for women especially for purse carry
July 31, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
Great Experience
Grabagun was very easy to work with. Fast shipping, gun was perfect. Overall great experience. If possible I will get my next gun here too.
July 26, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Excellent EDC Revolver
This has become my EDC. The Smith Wesson Performance Center is definitely the way to go! I highly recommend this JFrame to anyone looking for a pocket carry it fits easily in a pocket holster, ankle holster or IWB. Suprisingly even though it’s light frame you can maintain accurate hits on target within 7-15 yards. The trigger job and detailed work is extremely well done. .
July 23, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Beautiful Snubby
Great light weight pocket carry .38 revolver and nice to look at too. No key lock is a plus to me.
Talo got it right.
Talo got it right.
July 20, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Description

Details

 

Performance Center 642 Features

The Model 642 is a variation on the Model 42 Centennial Airweight that integrates the time-tested features of the original with modern advancements and competition specifications and features. The Performance Center is the ultimate expression of old-world craftsmanship and modern technology. This model is P rated and has a snag-free enclosed hammer. It features a subtle two-tone silver finish with a matte aluminum alloy frame and stainless steel barrel, cylinder, and custom black synthetic grip with wood inserts.

Performance Center 642 Specifications

  • Family: 642 Series
  • Model: Performance Center 642
  • Type: Revolver
  • Action: Double Action Only
  • Finish: Matte Silver - Two Tone
  • Frame: Alloy Frame
  • Grips: Custom Synthetic W/wood Insert
  • Caliber: 38 Special
  • Capacity: 5
  • Barrel: 1 7/8"
  • Overall Length: 6.31"
  • Sights: Fixed
  • Additional Info: Chrome Plated/Polished Trigger
  • Additional Info: High Polish Thumbpiece/Screws
  • Additional Info: High Polish Cylinder Flutes
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Smith and Wesson
SKU GAG_LS-10186
Condition New in Box
Action Type No
Caliber .38 SPL
UPC 022188866360
Model Performance Center 642
Type No
Manufacturer Part Number 10186
Accessories No
Barrel Length 1.875
Finish Per Color Stainless
Capacity 5
Firing Casing No
Frame Per Material No
Hand No
Sights No