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717227223
11330 Wildberry Ct
Glen Rock, PA
 
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39 E. Forest Ave
Shrewbury, PA
 
Grove, Jerry Lee
717993676
9207 High Rock Rd
New Park, PA
 
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215745797
7520 Castor Ave Lower Level
Philadelphia, PA
 
Johns Gun Shop
570494057
2760 Fieldcrest Dr
Williamsport, PA
 
Freedom Armory Inc
(717) 227-9060
10598 2Nd Amendment Dr
Glen Rock, PA
 
D L Mummert Industries
717637437
6276 Hoffacker Rd
Glenville, PA
 
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570547158
1139 Leisure Acres Rd
Allenwood, PA
 
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326 2Nd St Pike
Southhampton, PA
 

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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