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Old January 29, 2014, 11:58 PM   #26
Doug S
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My vote is for the 642. I have a late 90's vintage 642. It has been carried a lot, and the finish has held up nicely. Don't know if they changed it on later models, but I've had absolutely no problem with the finish peeling. It looks almost as good as new.
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Old January 30, 2014, 10:07 AM   #27
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I'd take a standard no-lock (if possible) 442 or 642 and some HKS speedloaders. Moonclips are too delicate for everyday carry. Correct if I'm wrong but current production grips don't accept speedloaders very well. So, I'd also buy a set of Hogue Bantam grips (they work 100% with HKS speedloaders).
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