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L & M Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 820-0171
3284 Chattanooga Valley R
Flintstone, GA
 
Canyon View Machine
150 Middleton Cr
Trenton, GA
 
Guns of Yesteryear
(706) 673-2506
3936 Chattanooga Road
Tunnel Hill, GA
 
Jbm
931473839
206 Parkview Dr
Mc Minnville, TN
 
Donelson Jewelry & Loan Llc
615885144
507 Donelson Pk
Nashville, TN
 
Georgia Gun Trader Inc
(706) 935-3771
6975 Nashville Street
Ringgold, GA
 
Liberty Suppressors
706657794
113 Gunsmoke Trail
Trenton, GA
 
Mid-Tenns Pawn & Loan Llc
615904210
350 Nw Broad St
Murfreesboro, TN
 
Mikes Gun Repair & Sales
931728518
104 Sartain Rd
Manchester, TN
 
Triple Diamond Jewelry & Loan, Llc
615890399
1402 Nw Broad St
Murfreesboro, TN
 

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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