Gear: S&W Model 340PD / .357


S&W Model 340PD / .357

Smith & Wesson
Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Handguns
Price: $988.00
Average Rating:
(5 Votes)

Smith & Wesson combined a Scandium alloy frame with a Titanium cylinder to build the strongest and lightest weight .357 Magnum revolver made. The result...maximum power in a small, lightweight, easy-to-carry package. Scandium alloy is used for small, medium and large frame revolvers. Smith & Wesson's lightest and strongest revolvers deliver dependable power every time.

Member Reviews

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    PETE114, Thu, 30 Aug 2007 03:39:48 UTC.
    1st review

    This is the best back-up gun on the market. Not bulky and lightweight. Can carry this pistol anywhere (ankle, vest, waistband, or pocket). Most compact semi auto's are too big to carry as a back-up (ever tried wearing a Glock 26 on ankle?). I wear mine on my vest and I barly know its there. I worry about having a semi-auto jam during a struggle. Nothing against Glock or Kahr (I carry a Kahr P45 off duty and own a Glock 26), they are great weapons. The 340 PD is pricey, but to know the gun will function every time you pull the trigger, makes for peace of mind. The downside is it only carries 5 rounds and the sights weren't made for deer hunting. If you are going for your back-up it's because you lost your primary weapon and the bad guy is near.

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    nickmyers, Wed, 12 Mar 2008 16:09:08 UTC.

    This was my last backup weapon, and now that I am retired my primary weapon. The price now is too high, but as far as concealablity and dependability, you can not beat this weapon.

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    DGM, Wed, 12 Mar 2008 16:13:12 UTC.

    I don't think I will ever be a wheelgun person. I just never really liked how they feel, and they kick me just the wrong way. But that's me, and I can really honestly say that if I needed a gun that would shoot first time, every time, it would be a wheelgun.

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    Railpatch, Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:03:31 UTC.

    It will definitely chamber and fire .357 magnum but, boy, I don't recommend it; it'll leave you bruised! I carry .38 special +P and that is more than sufficient for a "gut gun" backup. Quite accurate for a short barrel. Very light and strong. The grip is small and lacks a pinky rest; I recommend the Hogue Monogrip. One star deducted for that.

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    M1884, Mon, 19 Oct 2009 04:06:14 UTC.

    Small with a big bit .357 lightweight and can go anywhere on your person good for under cover

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