It is hard to say no to a snub-nosed .38. I love my J-Frames and carry them often. They are reliable and very easy to conceal and they are not affected by lint as much as my pocket autos. Plus, there is a lot of leather on the market for J-Frames.
If you do select to carry a snub-nosed .38 for CCW, be sure to practice as often as you can with it. Little .38's can be hard to shoot because of the small sights- so practice, practice, practice and learn the Applegate method re point shooting.
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