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Charter Arms 73811 Undercover 5RD 38SP +P 2"

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Model: 73811
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 38051
UPC: 678958738117

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Charter made its name with the classic .38 Undercover. Today, Charter’s family of .38 Specials has grown to meet the tastes and demands of a variety of shooters.

At 16 oz., this five-shot .38 Special revolver is compact and lightweight. Its 2” barrel and superior safety features makes it ideal for concealed carry situations.

It’s a perfect compromise between size, weight and stopping power!

Finish Cobalt
Type Not Valid
Action Recoil Operation
Caliber 38-40 Winchester
Barrel Length 3.8"
Capacity 5 + 1
Safety Beavertail and Thumb
Grips Black
Sights Not Listed
Weight 16 oz
Finish Stainless
Type Revolver
Action Double Action Only
Caliber 38 Special
Barrel Length 2"
Capacity 5
Safety Hammer block Only
Grips Black
Sights Fixed
Weight 16 oz

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3 Reviews. Average Rating: 3.7 of 5 Stars! [3.7 of 5 Stars!]
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Reviewed By: HUgh D on 11/24/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
This is a basic, no-frills .38 snubnose. So far, I've put 100 rds of Fiocchi FMJ through it and 20 rds Federal .38 +P JHP and every one of them went "bang!" Being 16 oz you feel the +P stuff but it's not excruciatingly painful, You just notice a bit more recoil than the regular .38 load.

The trigger was stiff but loosened a bit after firing two boxes of FMJ. I'll use some Snap-Caps while watching TV to work it a bit more. That should smooth out the DAO trigger some.

I've a Charter Bulldog .44 Spl that I also carry and I like Charter revolvers. Functional, blue-collar piece, made in the USA and competitively priced. What's not to like about that?

Buds was great service and the transfer agent, Kitchen's Guns in Ashland, KY, was quick and hassle-free, as always. Thank you Charter, Buds, and Larry Kitchen!

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Reviewed By: Edward C on 03/12/2010 Rating: 1 of 5 Stars! [1 of 5 Stars!]
Very disappointed in the reliability. Bought mine November 2009. The transfer bar on mine broke twice just dry firing. Shot only regular .38 specials, maybe 100 rounds at most. Charter replaced it the second time it broke. Just picked up the replacement. Fifty (50) rounds later on the replacement, and the transfer bar snapped off again. Charter swears they're not having problems with their transfer bar. Well, after 3 breakages over two guns, I'd say that there were problems with the two I've had.

Stay away from Charter Arms Undercover .38

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Reviewed By: Larry M on 11/07/2009 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
I'm very impressed with this little puppy. I had a S&W years ago and I think CA is ever bit as good. The only problem is that my wife wants it! I would highly recommend this to anyone wanting a reliable weapon.

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