Because, IF Kermit had originally bought a S&W Kit Gun, lo those many years ago, he wouldn't now have to be looking for a replacement.
Originally Posted by Kermit
i bought a taurus mod 94 a long long long long time ago. this thing was one of the first guns i bought. thing is, after all this time, all the adventures, all the rounds shot and all the use & abuse, i think it may be time to replace it.
Kermit: While the Ruger SA's are fine, please consider that you're used to, and like a DA revolver.
Why not look at the newly-reintroduced DA .22LR Ruger SP-101 ?