In the early 90s I was working part time in a gun store to help pay my way through college (although it was tough not to spend tuition on guns). At the time, auto pistols were my consuming interest, especially the 1911. However, I decided that maybe I would get a revolver that I could have around the house that my mother and other family members would be able to use. So one day I was able to pick up a used 4" S&W mod. 10 .38 (early 70s vintage I think) that a guy had traded in on something else. It was doubtful that the gun had been fired much if at all. The finish on it was a nice deep blue without even the slightest wear. My boss was kind enough to give it to me for what he paid for it plus tax. It cost me a whopping $98.00. Nobody else in my family is really into guns so the mod. 10 pretty much just sat in my safe until the last year or so when I decided that revolvers really were pretty interesting. I found that my mod. 10 was a joy to shoot and a great way to practice my double action shooting. It was also very accurate and the .38 ammo inexpensive. I'm glad I bought this revolver even if it took me ten years to appreciate it. Thanks for listening to my ramblings. Anyone else like the 10?