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Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR Corona CA

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Sherm`s Iron Works & Gun Repair
(951) 737-4767
8131 Santa Rita Street
Corona, CA
 
Triple L Guns & Ammo
(714) 692-8193
28270 Pine Meadow Way
Yorba Linda, CA
 
Gene`s Guns Bows & Huntin Stuff
(714) 524-1848
18041 Avolinda Drive
Yorba Linda, CA
 
Ade`s Gun Shop
(714) 744-3373
225 South Tustin Street
Orange, CA
 
Fowler Gunroom
(714) 771-3730
358 South Tustin Street
Orange, CA
 
Dave`s Guns & Ammo
(951) 737-0904
1338 West 6th Street
Corona, CA
 
Danforth Gunsmithing
(951)343-7765 , (909)343-1621
7101 Jurupa Avenue Suite 34
Riverside, CA
 
West End Gun Club
(909) 983-3020
1324 West 4th Street
Ontario, CA
 
Evan`s Gunsmithing Shooter`s World
(714) 283-5248
1637 North Brian Street
Orange, CA
 
Lee`s Gunsmithing
(714) 921-9030
2777 North Orange Olive Road
Orange, CA
 

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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