When things go bump in the night, the Smith & Wesson Night Guard Series is ready to answer the call. The Night Guard Series of revolvers by Smith & Wesson is designed specifically for protection at home and for concealed carry. The Model 396 Night Guard is a medium L-frame, five-shot revolver with a combination of features not found on any other defensive handgun. Chambered for .44 Special, it offers a lower-recoiling large caliber in a medium-sized package. The XS front sight is a 24/7 Tritium glow-in-the-dark dot while the rear sight is an Extreme Duty fixed sight with two Tritium dots. allowing shooters to more easily align the sights without illuminating them with a flashlight. Made with a Scandium alloy frame and stainless steel cylinder, the Model 396 Night Guard weighs 24.2 ounces. Pachmayr wrap-around Compact Custom grips help reduce recoil while offering a slip-resistant grip and a matte black finish greatly reduces glare. This double-action revolver's grip and bore are in very good condition and its metal is in good condition.