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D And J Cutlery
304624378
Rt 3 Box 371
Clarksburg, WV
 
C & J Trades
304622102
1500 W. Pike Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
Marshs Lumber & Home Center Inc
304624654
515 Rosebud Plaza
Clarksburg, WV
 
Gough, Charles Everett
304745485
Rt 5 Box 573
Clarksburg, WV
 
Spirit Shoppe Inc, The
304622187
1404 Buchkannon Pike
Nutter Fort, WV
 
Z-Man Guns Etc
304626329
1124 E Main St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Cashland Ii
304626333
701 E Pike St
Clarksburg, WV
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #1544
304622195
550 Emily Dr
Clarksburg, WV
 
Godwin, Wayne L
304624728
135 Penna Ave
Nutter Fort, WV
 
M & M Pawn Llc
304624575
410 N 4Th St
Clarksburg, WV
 

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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