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Wal-Mart Supercenter #1685
605224883
1730 N Garfield Rd
Pierre, SD
 
Bechards Reloading
605224816
1608 Hilltop Dr
Pierre, SD
 
Outdoors Unlimited Inc
605224955
401 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD
 
Orsbon, Ben
605224463
507 North Grand
Pierre, SD
 
Sporter Specialties
605945311
614 Stewart Pl
Pierre, SD
 
Runnings Farm & Fleet
605224166
1600 N Harrison
Pierre, SD
 
Steamboats Oasis
605224657
511 W Dakata Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Tinker Kennels Inc
605224997
3005 Karen Ct
Pierre, SD
 
Makoweski, Peter
605224531
20461 Green Grass Rd
Pierre, SD
 
Walton Engraving
605224198
1024 Poppy Place
Pierre, SD
 

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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