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James Flynn, Gunmaker Llc
318445713
2809 Madonna Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Silver Dollar Pawn
2417 Lee Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Freedom Firearms
318792248
2303 Magnolia Ln
Alexandria, LA
 
Abes Pawn Shop
318442708
2134 Lee St
Alexandria, LA
 
Descant Enterprises
318792502
65 Ross Ln
Alexandria, LA
 
Randys Trading Co
318229297
1516 Evarist St
Alexandria, LA
 
Red River Marine Inc
318487127
621 North Third Street
Alexandria, LA
 
Long, William D
318448321
3335 Prescott Rd
Alexandria, LA
 
Daigre, Brian
318442022
4101 N Bolton Ave.
Alexandria, LA
 
Stehr, Frank Robert
318442982
846 Bolton Ave
Alexandria, LA
 

Smith & Wesson 686SSR

While I am often accused of being a dinosaur, I am proud to be one of an ever-shrinking group of handgunners: a revolver fan. To my way of thinking, the handgun hasn’t been invented yet that can equal the ergonomics, ease of use, reliability and shootability of a fine, medium-frame, double-action revolver. And of the breed, none is finer or more famous than those produced by Smith & Wesson.

In 1935 S&W introduced what was to prove the most effective law enforcement handgun cartridge ever: the .357 S&W Magnum. Early .357 revolvers were based on S&W’s large N frame, and they were rather large, heavy and expensive. Requests for a lighter magnum revolver were answered in 1955 with the .357 Combat Magnum (Model 19), a K-frame revolver with a heavy barrel and an ejector rod shroud to provide recoil-dampening weight.

This was followed by the stainless steel Model 66, which was an instant hit with civilian shooters and police. But there was a downside. When fed a steady diet of magnum ammo, these K-frame revolvers sometimes shot themselves loose or went out of time. To rectify this problem, in 1981 S&W introduced the slightly larger and stronger L frame, which was capable of digesting an unlimited diet of magnum ammo. The blue Model 586 and stainless steel Model 686 provided an excellent compromise of weight, power and performance....

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