The Smith & Wesson Model 36 is a small-framed revolver chambered in .38 Special. The Model 36, also called a “snubbie” or “Chief’s Special”, features checkered wood grips and a carbon steel frame with a protective nickel finish. The Model 36 also offers an integral front sight and a fixed rear sight. The Model 36 also has a 5-round carbon steel cylinder and an external hammer. S&W recommends the Model 36 for professional duty, recreational shooting, and collecting.