Handguns


Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR New Haven CT

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR. You will find helpful, informative articles about Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR, including "Smith & Wesson 686SSR". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in New Haven, CT that will answer all of your questions about Smith & Wesson Model 686SSR.

Silver City Sporting Arms Inc
(203) 932-4717
188 Campbell Ave.
West Haven, CT
 
Connecticut Sporting Arms Llc
(203) 484-7474
1179 Foxon Rd.
North Branford, CT
 
Milford Firearms
(203) 877-8886
234 New Haven Ave.
Milford, CT
 
Jv Precision Machine Co
203888074
71 Cogwheel Lane
Seymour, CT
 
Valley Firearms
(203) 924-5650
549 Howe Ave Ste 110c
Shelton, CT
 
Ciola, John David
203393371
5 Amity Road
Bethany, CT
 
Mitz A & A Northeast Sporting
(203) 888-0047
163 Main St.
Seymour, CT
 
K 5 Arms Exchange Incorporated
(203) 876-9981
962 Boston Post Rd.
Milford, CT
 
Raptor Arms Company Inc
(203) 924-7618
273 Canal St.
Shelton, CT
 
katona- Dennis Gunsmith
(203) 265-1015
148 North Branford Road
Wallingford, CT
 

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....

Click here to read the rest of this article from Handguns Magazine