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paul 06-19-2011 07:36 PM

Charter Arms .38/snub cylinder release
It doesn't open easily anymore, the cylinder. I can press release button forward and I also need to give a little tap or nudge to get the cylinder open. This gun functions flawslessly, is clean and I've shot many rounds over 30years through it without it failing. 4" groups at 7yds, standing, unsupported. Thanks for helpful advice :)

c3shooter 06-19-2011 09:51 PM

Here ya go. Long read, but some good info down in there-

Charter Arms cylinder latch repair?

paul 06-21-2011 02:15 PM

fixed-Charter Arms cylinder(difficulty opening)
Thanks to those stirring me right direction 1st off. What fixed a cylinder that stuck closed, almost, took two hands to open, was a screw located directly under the firing pin hole, with cylinder open I adjusted the screw until I could once again, open/close cylinder with one hand. 2" snub nose, 5shot, non +P, approx. 30yrs old. Has a couple thousand rds through it, functions flawlessly. 4" groups at 7yds easily enough, standing, freehand. Not a S&W but very good gun for price, about $330's these day's, it's not a quoted price just a guess,:)

moonpie 06-21-2011 06:08 PM

saw one at a gunshow couple yrs back on one of the junk tables.the finish was rough but the action was tight.i finally let the guy talk me out of a hundred dollar bill. guess where it is when i leave home

paul 06-21-2011 11:13 PM

Charter Arms (fixed cylinder)
Okay Moonpie you win, what do you do with the Charter Arms when you leave home? I wasn't going to ask but, I might as well be entertained, :)

moonpie 06-22-2011 06:19 PM

goodnight paul- goodnight johnboy

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