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Kaminski, Robert J
302286633
111 Barksdale Prof Ctr
Newark, DE
 
Miller`s Gun Center Inc
(302) 328-9747
97 Jackson Avenue
New Castle, DE
 
Elk Neck State Forest
(410) 287-5675
4395 Turkey Point Rd
North East, MD
 
Ila Associates
(610) 692-4110
105 Westtown Rd Store F
West Chester, PA
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
302738832
Center Dr
Newark, DE
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods Inc
302738832
Center Dr
Newark, DE
 
Joseph D'Iorio Firearms Consultant
610255544
317 Taylor Ln 1St Floor Rear
New London, PA
 
Bruchey, William J
410459777
509 Jacob Tome Hwy
Port Deposit, MD
 
Hopkins Gun Shop
(302) 684-4878
Road 281
Milton, DE
 
Kaminski, Robert J
302286633
111 Barksdale Prof Ctr
Newark, DE
 

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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