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Gun Repair Service
(706) 232-6161
1203 Calhoun Avenue Northeast
Rome, GA
 
Frank`s Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 232-8936
879 Old Cedartown Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Roy`s Gun Service
(770) 773-3548
77 King Road Northwest
Adairsville, GA
 
Speedy Cash Of Savannah Inc
904383966
529 S Peterson Avenue
Douglas, GA
 
Coyt'S Gun Shop
478275318
651 Parker Dairy Rd
Dublin, GA
 
Toms Gun Shop
(706) 235-7927
6 Westdale Avenue Southwest
Rome, GA
 
Buck`s Pawn & Gun Shop
(706) 232-4007
3100 Maple Road Southeast
Lindale, GA
 
Big Tom`s Gun & Pawn Shop
(912) 826-6437
410 South Columbia Avenue
Springfield, GA
 
Paladin Arms
912632834
208 N Dixon St
Alma, GA
 
Tucker Gun LLC
(770) 493-9400
3996 Lawrenceville Highway
Tucker, GA
 

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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