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Wildberry Bull Barrels Llc
717227223
11330 Wildberry Ct
Glen Rock, PA
 
Freedom Armory Inc
39 E. Forest Ave
Shrewbury, PA
 
Grove, Jerry Lee
717993676
9207 High Rock Rd
New Park, PA
 
D P Firearms
570322045
444 East Willow St
Williamsport, PA
 
Ksa Llc
570742277
155 Sodom Rd
Milton, PA
 
Freedom Armory Inc
(717) 227-9060
10598 2Nd Amendment Dr
Glen Rock, PA
 
D L Mummert Industries
717637437
6276 Hoffacker Rd
Glenville, PA
 
Big Johns Guns Llc
570433010
195 Whispering Ln
Montoursville, PA
 
Patrick, Robert A
215331062
1149 Whittier Ave
Andalusia, PA
 
Al'S Arms Inc
717580258
Stoudt Antique Mall Rt 272 Booth 256
Adamstown, 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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