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Cycle Source Group LLC
(515) 232-0277
2105 Se 5th St
Ames, IA
 
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515232755
1405 Buckeye Ave
Ames, IA
 
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515292730
2872 N Dakota
Ames, IA
 
Postel Gun Sales
515232696
214 S E 2Nd
Ames, IA
 
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515232039
3741 Mathews Rd
Ames, IA
 
Target Shooting Supplies
515292876
2717 Oakwood Rd
Ames, IA
 
Theisen'S Of Ames
515232977
1315 S Dayton Ave
Ames, IA
 
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(515) 232-7370
321 Ruby Circle
Ames, IA
 
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515232710
303 1/2 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Cheville'S Shooter Supply
515292239
3917 Toronto
Ames, IA
 

Smith & Wesson 99OL

The latest offspring from the S&W-Walther alliance is a flawless performer, but it begs the question, "Just what is a DAO?"

The Smith & Wesson Model 990L is the latest variation of the Model SW99. Changes include a unique trigger mechanism and the elimination of the somewhat controversial decocker button on the top of the slide. Despite appearances to the contrary, the 990L isn't just another polymer-framed semiauto, and working with it led to an exercise in defining the characteristics and key elements of a modern double-action-only (DAO) pistol.

The Smith & Wesson Model 990L is a solid design and from indications experienced during our testing is an accurate and reliable semiauto pistol that will serve both law enforcement and civilian markets quite well.

Is it time for a new and different classification for such semiautos? For years we have classified semiautomatic pistols with terms originally used for revolvers. Single-action revolvers are simple machines to operate and understand. The shooter is required to cock the hammer prior to pulling the trigger and releasing the hammer, which is powered by the energy stored in the mainspring. That is pretty straightforward.

The traditional double-action revolver has always offered the option of single-action shooting by means of manually cocking the hammer before the trigger is pulled to fire a single round. Double-action shooting was originally called "trigger cocking" by the B...

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