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Ohoutdoor Sports
(330) 456-1041
2314 Shepler Church Avenue
Canton, OH
 
Valley Gun
(330) 878-2337
128 South Wooster St.
Strasburg, OH
 
Mt.Eaton Sport Shop Ltd.
(330) 359-5955
15966 E. Main St
Mount Eaton, OH
 
Charnas, Jason Eric
614679443
7800 Dustin Rd
Galena, OH
 
Metzger, Greg
614882480
5478 Eaglenest Drive
Westerville, OH
 
Kame''Ssports Center
(330) 499-4558
8516 Cleveland Ave. North North
Canton, OH
 
The Deerhunter, Inc.
(330) 848-1944
3017 Barber Ro
Barberton, OH
 
Eakins, Douglas Robert
614879775
767 Larri Court
West Jefferson, OH
 
Danville Outdoors Llc
615 S Market St
Danville, OH
 
Switzer Arms
513965800
137 Main Street
Milford, OH
 

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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