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Puckett'S Firearms
1119 62Nd Court
Meridian, MS
Shady Oaks Shooting Preserve
509 Timber Ridge Rd
Meridian, MS
Simmons, Jimmy T
445 Eastwood St
Meridian, MS
Garretts Sports Center
3505 8Th St
Meridian, MS
Wal-Mart Supercenter #981
1733 2Nd St South
Meridian, MS
T & S Entpr
6717 11Th Ave
Meridian, MS
Bryants Guns
7402 King Rd
Meridian, MS
Vic'S Jewelry & Pawn
2102 North Frontage Rd
Meridian, MS
Silver Dollar Exchange Inc
810 14Th St
Meridian, MS
Rw Taxidermy
6070 Hwy 145
Meridian, MS

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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