As you know Taurus discontinued the model 85 lite View. They said it was due to the fact that owners complained that the action would get dirty from firing and show through the Lexan side plate. Others believe it was discontinued for lack of sales. The good news is that it is back in stock, but now with an aluminum side plate matching the rest of the frame. At under 10 ounces it is the lightest .38 snubby. I just ordered one from Buds with an offer of $355 shipped! That's a lot less than the $500 prices being asked on Gunbroker for the old model. I'll post pics and a range report in a few weeks. The new model number is 2-850019NV.