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Territorial Gunsmiths
(952) 931-9451
733 6th Avenue South
Hopkins, MN
 
Gunstopreloading Supplies Inc.
(952) 474-0211
5667 Manitou Road
Excelsior, MN
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods
651731020
Tamarack Village S/C 8292 Tamarack Village
Woodbury, MN
 
B & H Gun Supply Inc
218927289
523 4Th Street Nw
Aitkin, MN
 
Eckelman, Mark P
218829172
6866 10Th St
Fort Ripley, MN
 
Ammocraft
(952) 933-3993
4314 Shady Oak Road Min
Hopkins, MN
 
Gordon Custom Gun Works
218828077
240 County Rd 45
Fort Ripley, MN
 
Misty Meadows Shooting Preserve
(218) 849-4680
40995 St Hwy 34
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Auto Import Inc
218829330
22 Washington St
Brainerd, MN
 
Manselle, Kurt Douglas
218462276
57065 Co Hwy 50
Deer Creek, MN
 

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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