Smith & Wesson has introduced a new concealed carry K-Frame revolver – the Performance Center Model 19 Carry Comp. Based on the classic design of the Model 19, the Model 19 Carry Comp sports a whole new set of features and a shortened and ported 2.5″ barrel to make this classic more suitable for concealed carry duty.
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New S&W Performance Center Model 19 Carry Comp K-Frame Revolver
James and Brandon over on TFBTV have talked a lot about the merits of carrying a snub-nosed .357 Magnum revolver in the modern age. Despite the many advantages that modern micro-compact 9mm pistols feature, many will still want to carry and shoot a snub-nosed .357 Magnum. The Model 19 Carry Comp features a few new upgrades to the standard Model 19 model that will help potential carriers of the Model 19 Carry Comp contend with the stout recoil that .357 Magnum offers out of the compact carry revolver.
Model PERFORMANCE CENTER® Model 19 Carry Comp®
- Caliber 357 Magnum, 38 S&W SPECIAL +P
- Capacity 6
- Length 7.5
- Front Sight Tritium Night Sight
- Rear Sight Black Blade Adjustable
- Action Single/Double Action
- Grip Custom Wood and Synthetic
- Cylinder Material Carbon Steel
- Barrel Material Carbon Steel
- Frame Material Carbon Steel
- Frame Finish Matte Blue
- Barrel Length 2.5″ (6.4 cm)
- Weight 33.0 oz.
In addition to the front night sight, the pistol will also feature a single PowerPort vented barrel to aid with recoil management. The pistol also offers the shooter a trigger overtravel stop and a Performance Center tuned action for a light single-action pull and a smooth double-action pull. The Model 19 Carry Comp will retail for $1,132.00. There will also be a 3-inch barreled version with an MSRP of $1,152.00.