Please excuse my ignorance...

Please excuse my ignorance...

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    Please excuse my ignorance...

    Whats the difference in the K frame and J frame?

    How does one tell which is which?

    Im sure I should know this but....

    Let me see some drawings or specs which state the differences.
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    The k-frame is a little larger and a six shooter. I don't know all of the model numbers but the model 10, 15, 19, 64, 65, and 66 all come to mind.

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    Here's a start...

    http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/9...%20Special.htm

    Scroll down a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    Here's a start...

    9mm vs

    Scroll down a bit.
    Very informative thanks for the info.


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    Here is the definitive spot for the information you desire:

    Smith and Wessen Revolvers

    By the way, my avatar is a model 442 J frame with lasermax above cylinder laser.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    Here's a start...

    9mm vs

    Scroll down a bit.
    Quote Originally Posted by tbmccord View Post
    Here is the definitive spot for the information you desire:

    Smith and Wessen Revolvers

    By the way, my avatar is a model 442 J frame with lasermax above cylinder laser.

    Thank you very much to both of you! Hmmmm so its frame size and not frame shape, silly me!
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    Smith & Wesson frame sizes, smallest to largest.

    I

    J

    J-Magnum

    C (Model 73, circa 1975)

    K

    L

    N

    X


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