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Gun Shop
(912) 238-3030
311 Mall Boulevard # A
Savannah, GA
 
Dean Forest Pawn & Guns
(912) 965-0306
1550 Dean Forest Road
Savannah, GA
 
Jackies Gun & Pawn Inc
478374339
218 Main St
Eastman, GA
 
L & M Gun & Pawn Shop
(706) 820-0171
3284 Chattanooga Valley R
Flintstone, GA
 
Lott True Value Hdwe Inc
912384388
306 S Peterson Ave
Douglas, GA
 
Sandfly Gun Shop
(912) 354-6559
8524 Ferguson Avenue
Savannah, GA
 
Bonanza Gun & Pawn
(770) 586-5626
54 North Broad Street
Winder, GA
 
Wesley & Son Auto Sales
229868236
101 E Oak St
Mc Rae, GA
 
Gunnsmith Shop, The
912345286
1295 Birmingham South
Nicholls, GA
 
Paschal, Jimmy H
229482305
Rt 1 Box 400
Lakeland, 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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