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Lawmen Supply Company
302697874
1484 E Lebanon Rd Rt 10
Dover, DE
 
Cypress Creek Sporting
410928387
32719 Cypress Rd
Millington, MD
 
Lawmen Supply Company
302697874
1484 E Lebanon Rd Rt 10
Dover, DE
 
Hopkins Gun Shop
(302) 684-4878
Road 281
Milton, DE
 
Cedar Creek Bait and Tackle
(302) 422-4227
Mispillion Light Hou
Milford, DE
 
Schrader'S Bridgetown Lodge
(410) 758-1824
16090 Oakland Road
Henderson, MD
 
Miller`s Gun Center Inc
(302) 328-9747
97 Jackson Avenue
New Castle, DE
 
Kaminski, Robert J
302286633
111 Barksdale Prof Ctr
Newark, DE
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
302738832
Center Dr
Newark, DE
 
Old Hookers' Bait & Tackle Shop
(302) 645-8866
Anglers Rd
Lewes, DE
 

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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