Smith & Wesson Ultimate Carry J-Frame - SHOT Show 2024


Earlier today we had some of the first drops of SHOT Show week, one day early. Today's announcements is something that I've been waiting on for a few weeks, and am eager to get my hands on for myself. Smith & Wesson has collaborated with Lipsey's along with Darryl Bolke and Bryan Eastridge of American Fighting Revolver. Together, they've created the Ultimate Carry J-Frame.

Smith & Wesson Lipsey's Ultimate Carry J-Frame Revolver American Fighting Darryl Bolke Bryan Eastridge

The Ultimate Carry J-Frame

The Ultimate Carry J-Frames are based on the 442/642 and the 432/632 lines, with some serious upgrades. If you weren't familiar with those numbers, they are airweight, Centennial frame, .38 Special and .32 H&R Magnum snub nose revolvers. Each charge hole has been chamfered to help with loading, and the triggers are improved for better precision.

XS night-sights top the gun for high visibility in light or dark conditions. Best of all, there is no internal lock on any of the four models. I'm especially interested in the .32 H&R version, for a little more ammo with a little less recoil. As an additional bonus, Lost River Ammunition is supporting the Ultimate Carry J-Frame with a new line of .32 H&R Magnum ammunition.

You can check out more details >>HERE<< in this video from Lipsey's. We'll update this page as more information comes out on the Ultimate Carry J-Frame series.

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Daniel holds instructor certifications from Rangemaster, Agile Training & Consulting, and the NRA. He has received training from Craig Douglas, Tom Givens, and Steve Fisher among others. He also has experience competing in USPSA, CAS, 3 Gun, and Steel Challenge. In his free time Daniel enjoys petting puppies and reading the Constitution. His work is also published by AmmoLand, Recoil Concealment, and Air Force Times. Daniel has also written and edited for The Kommando Blog.


  1. In the description it says aluminum frame, I have not been able to find where it says of what the cylinder is made?

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