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Lightweight and Utterly Reliable. Smith & Wesson’s Airweight J-frame revolvers remain among the best pocket guns ever made. "Airweight" is the designation given to Smith & Wesson's old school, lightweight pocket revolvers with aluminum frames and steel cylinders. The Smith & Wesson Airweight is light, compact, easy to carry, easy to draw and enjoys an excellent power to weight ratio. Its even easier to operate and celebrated for its reliability.
Notwithstanding its snub- nose barrel, the Smith & Wesson Airweight shoots remarkably straight. The Airweight's are rated for +P ammunition, which makes them a handful when shooting more than a cylinder or two. But then again, they weren't designed to be plinking guns. The Airweight's purpose is simple- it was designed to save your life. The extra +P power rating in a lightweight frame literally translates to an even more effective self- defense handgun. Although the Airweight sports a heavy double action trigger, it remains safe in all concealed carry situations.
So your probably left wondering, "in a world of micro concealed carry autos that offer a shooter less weight, less recoil and more shots, why would anyone consider carrying a revolver?" The answer is simple, Revolvers:
Don't fail to feed or eject...no stovepipes or jams
Are simple to load & unload
Aren't picky about ammo &
Rapidly and decisively deploy at close range