The Smith & Wesson 340PD has a unique Scandium alloy high-strength frame that makes it one of the lightest revolvers capable of firing .357 S&W Magnum, or .44 Magnum rounds. The Smith & Wesson J-Frame has become the most popular small frame personal defense revolver on the market. This 5-shot revolver weighs a mere 11.4 ounces, yet proves to be extremely accurate and reliable. Double action only. Durable synthetic grip.