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Denny''Ssporting Goods, Inc.
(330) 534-3707
1899 Brookfield Rd. SE
Hubbard, OH
 
Stocker''S Shop
(330) 847-9579
5199 Mahoning Avenue
Warren, OH
 
Black Oxide Co Inc
508757034
100 Grand St
Worcester, MA
 
Hunters Hideout
614581265
7622 Stahl Rd
Orient, OH
 
B & Sshooting Supply
(330) 686-1248
2055 Maplewood
Stow, OH
 
Shootingstar Firearms
(330) 542-9435
6793 Columbiana Rd
New Middletown, OH
 
Highland Ordnance
330337143
343 Highland Ave
Salem, OH
 
Save More Guns And Ammo
740984413
103 Rose Ln
Beverly, OH
 
Hossom Knife Co
740964058
6201 National Rd Sw
Pataskala, OH
 
Scotts Sporting Goods
937644048
1170 West 5Th St
Marysville, OH
 

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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