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Amigo Pawn & Jewelry
(956) 548-6659
636 Central Blvd.
Brownsville, TX
 
Chuck''Sgun Shop
(956) 504-0243
235 Pared
Brownsville, TX
 
Mason Dixon Line
902665185
116 Lafayette St
Jefferson, TX
 
Wal Mart Supercenter #3381
479273194
407 Ne Georgia Ave
Sweetwater, TX
 
Carroll'S Gun Shop, Inc
979532317
123 Carroll Rd
Wharton, TX
 
Rickys Guns & Ammunition
(956) 541-0357
806 E 14th St.
Brownsville, TX
 
Dons Gun Sales
806732822
Rt 2 Box 320
Denver City, TX
 
Rocking W Firearms
254522511
1623 St Hwy 67
Breckenridge, TX
 
Ezpawn
325677729
1381 Sayles Blvd
Abilene, TX
 
Concho Valley Guns
325468212
6113 Switzer Rd
Miles, TX
 

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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