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I have a S&W chiefs special M36 with 3" barrel from the

I have a S&W...

I have a S&W chiefs special M36 with 3" barrel from the serial number its a newer gun. Will this gun handle plus P loads on a regular basis.

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Model 36 S&W chiefs special 3" barrel can it handle plus p loads

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No gun looks practically new all original paperwork one of the paper lists plus p loads but not sure if it was generic paperwork to tell what is available.

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A modern S&W model 36 should be able to handle occasional use of +P ammo without an issue. Just remember though that repeated, prolonged use of +P ammo can cause some barrel degradation in any gun.

If you are thinking about carrying +P and running a few rounds through it at the range every once in a while, I think your Model 36 will handle it just fine.

Anything else?
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Thanks Jim that pretty much agrees with what I thought.

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