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Peters, William L
256852177
151 Waterbury Dr
Harvest, AL
 
Wiley Outdoor Sports, Inc.
(205) 837-3931
1808 Sportsman Lane NW
Huntsville, AL
 
Larrys Pistol And Pawn Shop
(256) 534-1000
2405 Memorial Pkwy Nw Ste C.
Huntsville, AL
 
Rowan Armory Services Llc
256828931
159 Comet Dr
Toney, AL
 
Dempsey'S Pawn & Gun
256828657
12061 Hwy 231-431 N
Meridianville, AL
 
J Cs Gun & Tackle Shop Inc.
(256) 830-0761
1650 Jordan Ln Nw.
Huntsville, AL
 
Bobs Gun & Pawn Shop
(256) 533-9743
2509 Governors Dr Sw.
Huntsville, AL
 
Ammo Dump Indoor Firing Range
(256) 534-9515
2405 Memorial Pkwy Nw.
Huntsville, AL
 
Green'S Sporting Goods
256420840
189 Tristian Rd
Toney, AL
 
Blacksmith Pistol Exchange
256828984
1001 Steger Rd
Meridianville, AL
 

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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