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Crews Equipment Co Inc
863453593
300 E Cornell St
Avon Park, FL
 
Renfros Outdoor Sports Supply
863452698
19 Lawhon St
Avon Park, FL
 
Tom Lanfier Gunsmith Repairs & Sales
863452657
2587 W Perry Rd
Avon Park, FL
 
Southern Guns And Ammo
(863) 385-9906
3954 Us Hwy 27 South
Sebring, FL
 
Sebring Pawn & Check Cashing Inc
863471010
419 N Ridgewood Dr
Sebring, FL
 
Giddens Gunsmithing & Sales
(863) 453-0064
6 North Prospect Avenue
Avon Park, FL
 
Williams Pawn & Gun
112 Us 27 S
Avon Park, FL
 
Westberry, Kraig
863441356
3603 Fairway Rd
Sebring, FL
 
27 Pawn
3029 Us 27 No
Sebring, FL
 
Wal-Mart Supercenter #666
863471120
3525 Us Hwy 27 North
Sebring, FL
 

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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