Written on: 20/08/2009
My Detective Special has been excellent, for intended use. I have had it for 25 years. Other than one problem, accuracy, you could not ask for anything better. At 25 - 35 feet the rounds make a tight cluster the problem is that is about 8 - 10 inches from the aim point. Yes, I shoot from a pistol rest and have not problem with my other 7 handguns. I firmly believe that if I could only choose one of my handguns as my only personal defence weapon I would select this one. It is light and small... (read more)
Written on: 21/03/2008
What years did they make this pistol? I would like to know how to find out about when mine was made. (read more)
Written on: 17/01/2007 by Starter (31 reviews written)
This is a review of the Colt Detective Special .38 Special 2" revolver.
I have owned two Colt DS revolvers over the years. This small-to-medium sized 6-shot revolver is the ideal compromise between a tiny pocket gun and a full sized service revolver.
The Detective Special is an accurate and reliable revolver. It has the typical Colt quality and finish. The trigger pull is ideal. The fixed sights are easy to acquire. The all-steel construction make the Detective Special a durable... (read more)