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Rimfire Sports & Custom
703729544
20280 Rosedale Ct
Ashburn, VA
 
Heckler & Koch Defense, Inc
703450190
19980 Highland Vista Dr # 190
Ashburn, VA
 
Mayersak, Joseph R
703729470
43546 Coal Bed Court
Ashburn, VA
 
Potomac Range, Llc
42736 Mount Auburn Place
Ashburn, VA
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
724273328
21070 Dulles Town Circle
Dulles, VA
 
Silver Eagle Group
(703) 723-5173
44620 Guilford Road
Ashburn, VA
 
Silver Eagle Group Northern Virginia Llc
(703) 723-5173
44620 Guilford Drive Suite 100
Ashburn, VA
 
Small Arms Group Holding, Inc
703450190
19980 Highland Vista Dr Suite # 190
Ashburn, VA
 
Ctiss
703661622
44190 Mercure Circle
Dulles, VA
 
Fetrow, Ward Willard Iii
703406486
Two Ferguson Court
Sterling, VA
 

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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