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Browning Arms Company
801876271
One Browning Place
Morgan, UT
 
Browning
801876271
One Browning Place
Morgan, UT
 
Bulls Gun Shop
801528386
150 S 300 E
Centerfield, UT
 
4D Plumbing & Builders Supply Inc
435623119
66 S Main St
Nephi, UT
 
Compressed Gas Sup
435979972
53 S Main St
Gunnison, UT
 
Baco, Inc
801876271
One Browning Place
Morgan, UT
 
High Velocity Sports, Llc
435687767
25 West 400 South
Huntington, UT
 
Baco, Inc
801876271
One Browning Place
Morgan, UT
 
Ghe, Inc
435688188
2122 East 2620 South Circle
St George, UT
 
Big Pine Sport
(435) 427-3338
340 N Milburn Rd
Fairview, UT
 

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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