Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR Jonesboro AR

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Hardin Guns & Gear
(870) 932-2952
642 West Johnson Avenue
Jonesboro, AR
Dave`s Guns
(870) 239-8855
316 West Kingshighway
Paragould, AR
B & H Pawn and Gun Shop
(870) 612-8028
140 East Main Street
Batesville, AR
Ozark Shooting Supplies
406 E Main St
Mountain View, AR
Partners Jewelry & Loan Inc
8000 Hwy 107 Suite 3 & 4
Sherwood, AR
Ray`s Antiques Guns & Pawn Shop
(870) 932-0765
3718 Highway 463
Jonesboro, AZ
Doc'S Trading Post Inc
4603 Asher Ave
Little Rock, AR
West Fire Arms Sales (Wfas)
1011 West Main St #4
Jacksonville, AR
Pistole Gun & Pawn Inc
829 Hwy 65 B
Clinton, AR
Buds Pawn Shop
4 Linder Rd
Greenbrier, AR

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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