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    Flanker is offline Junior Member
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    Jan 2007

    Smile Charter Arms UC38Spl.

    This is my Charter Arms Undercover 38Spl. This is the very first handguns Mfg. by Charter Arms. Bought New in 1979 Paid $135

    Just added the Pachmayr Grips making it usable as a backup defence handgun.

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    milquetoast is offline Member
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    I've owned several. Nice guns. I always thought the yoke assembly looked weak, but I never had any problems with it.

    Didn't have chamfered chambers, so loading/reloading was sticky. I took about half a jillionth of an inch off the sharp edges with a case deburring tool; that fixed that.

    The cylinder latch is sharp, though, and used to draw blood from my thumb.

    I wouldn't hesitate to carry an Undercover for self-defense. Good basic gun.

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    Nice gun, I've got a Bulldog in 44spcl that I like a lot.

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    Beretta City, Texas
    I bounced this over from general semi-auto to the revolver section....

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    Port St.John,FL.
    Carried several different ones over the years. I liked the the .44 Bulldog better but thats just me. Never had one fail on me.

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