I have an old J frame with a 3 inch barrel and square butt in about the same condition from 1953. If the bore and chambers are good and the timing and lockup are fine....just shoot it! Don't waste your time with refinishing. Keep it 'vintage' looking and have fun with it!
There are no accidents, there is only ignorance, mechanical failure, or "ACTS OF GOD"! I load 3000-5000 rounds a day, 6 days a week!
Last edited by cliffspot; 11-28-2011 at 06:13 AM.
Reason: spelling and error on configuration.