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Simmons, Jimmy T
601679571
445 Eastwood St
Meridian, MS
 
Puckett'S Firearms
601482333
1119 62Nd Court
Meridian, MS
 
Shady Oaks Shooting Preserve
601479192
509 Timber Ridge Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Silver Dollar Exchange Inc
601485811
810 14Th St
Meridian, MS
 
Southern Sportsman
601693411
1724 Front St
Meridian, MS
 
T & S Entpr
601482542
6717 11Th Ave
Meridian, MS
 
Bryants Guns
601681665
7402 King Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #981
601485225
1733 2Nd St South
Meridian, MS
 
Slim Chance Shoot N Ranch
601644359
254 Co Rd 467
Meridian, MS
 
Thomas Gun & Pawn
601483285
4822 8Th St
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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