Charter Arms are not the strongest guns in the world, I did the same thing to a Bulldog for over 15 years and today it’s still tight and functions without any problems.
But as g.willikers said, you can do a lot of damage to a gun if mishandled and it doesn’t take that many times doing the Joe Friday.
“Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.” – Thomas Jefferson.
Politician's are like diapers.
You need to change them often,,,,, for the same reason!