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Littlefield, Nyal D
435652172
1020 N 2075 E
St George, UT
 
Nomad
435862109
887 S 810 E
St George, UT
 
Special Order Stores
435251877
345 E 1575 S
Washington, UT
 
Jacks Motor Service
435687909
389 N Main
Huntington, UT
 
American Firearms Manufacturing Company
435843087
598 W Clark St,Bldg B,Unit #3
Grantsville, UT
 
Sportsman'S Warehouse 148
435634730
2957 E 850 N
St George, UT
 
Ghe, Inc
435688188
2122 East 2620 South Circle
St George, UT
 
Spigarelli, Gene E
435637735
1330 W 300 N
Price, UT
 
Mtn Man Outdoors Llc
435851415
487 S Main St
Ephraim, UT
 
2 Bare Arms & Sports
435462396
736 E 200 So
Mt Pleasant, UT
 

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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