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Dakota Square Scheels
701852101
2400 10Th St Sw,Dakota Square Mall
Minot, ND
 
Northern Tier Arms
(701) 240-8033
610 6Th St Sw #4
Minot, ND
 
Hal'S Gun Room
701838490
809 15 2/1 Ave Sw
Minot, ND
 
Keller, Brad J
701721512
1705 Centennial St
Minot, ND
 
Berg, Steven Marshall
701837650
6900 11Th Ave Se
Minot, ND
 
Al Jundt Gunshop
701839419
7400 11Th Ave Se
Minot, ND
 
Barnett, Larry W
701852808
1220 19Th Ave Sw
Minot, ND
 
Eliason, Clarence Wayne
701839436
6 Oak Drive
Minot, ND
 
Turneau, Robert R
701839492
1715 11Th St Sw
Minot, ND
 
Electronics Unlimited
701833690
1540 4Th St Sw
Minot, ND
 

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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