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Have Guns-Will Sell
(812) 824-1940
9390 South Strain Ridge Road
Bloomington, IN
 
Verns Sports
812988288
3651 Raspberry Lane
Nashville, IN
 
Mcsherry Firearms
219491211
6649 W 600 S
Claypool, IN
 
Gun Connection
574223270
706 Main St
Rochester, IN
 
Cripple Creek Guns & Ammo
765489503
9176 Lacy Rd
Hagerstown, IN
 
Cowden Road Gun Shop
(812) 876-9425
4594 West Cowden Road
Ellettsville, IN
 
T M Stockworks
260485538
6355 Maplecrest Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Borland, David W Sr
765675200
3607 S Us Hwy 31
Tipton, IN
 
Ezpawn
765662739
1216 South Baldwin Avenue
Marion, IN
 
Diana Sweet Shop
765675656
1438 W 300 South
Tipton, IN
 

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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