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Moore Firearms
615347594
5257 Old Harding Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Salihu, Istref
615794009
4054 New Hwy 96 W
Franklin, TN
 
Ets Inc
615500500
105 S East Parkway St #106-A
Franklin, TN
 
H&M Pawn Shop Llc
(615) 790-7296
232 Hillsboro Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Devey Arms
615791082
4113 New Hwy 96 West
Franklin, TN
 
Simpson, A Jerome
615790497
4482 Gosey Hill Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Elite Tactical Systems (Ets)
615668534
105 Southeast Pkwy #106
Franklin, TN
 
Yarbrough Shooters Supply
615791173
2219 Bowman Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Owl Hollow Gun Club
Owl Hollow Rd
Franklin, TN
 
Lock Stock & Barrel
(615) 591-1721
105 S East Pkwy #106
Franklin, 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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