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Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR Council Bluffs IA

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Derjagerhof Gun Shop
(712) 325-0760
301 W. Pierce St STE 3
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Canfield''S Sporting Goods, Inc.
(402) 393-3363
8457 West Center Road
Omaha, NE
 
I L B C N U
515263369
5950 Se 46Th St
Carlisle, IA
 
Theisen'S Of New Hampton
641394303
Hwy 18 W 413 W Milwaukee
New Hampton, IA
 
Newton Pawn & Gun Shop
641792327
321 1St Ave W
Newton, IA
 
Custom Stockmaker
203748128
26 Briarwood Dr
Danbury, CT
 
Barbs Pawn & Loan
515244189
1212 W Euclid
Des Moines, IA
 
Gunshop, The
641868201
307 W Market St
Steamboat Rock, IA
 
Cfjackson
641792606
207 E 19Th St S
Newton, IA
 
Sturtz, Richard D
515275271
413 E Maple St
Ogden, IA
 

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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