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Olinville Arms Inc
3356 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY
 
Eugene Demayo & Sons Inc
212795079
2200 Amsterdam Ave
Nyc, NY
 
County Police Supplies
914668247
16 South 1St Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY
 
R T Smoke N Guns
914664141
4 South 6Th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
All Counties Sporting Supplies Inc
914963115
677 Yonkers Ave
Yonkers, NY
 
Franks Sport Shop Inc
718299962
430 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Kimber Mfg Inc
914964077
1 Lawton St
Yonkers, NY
 
Mount Vernon Shooting Center Inc
914664661
172-174 Gramatan Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
Cac
914667710
33 Hamilton Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
 
Wise Hardware
914738195
119 5Th Ave
Pelham, NY
 

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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