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Moline, IL
 
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17144 Us Hwy 150
Orion, IL
 
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(641) 483-2656
1267A 240th St.
State Center, IA
 
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3614 6Th Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
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605 S Lincoln St
Wellsburg, IA
 
B & Bshooting Supplies, Inc.
(563) 355-4867
2152 State Street
Bettendorf, IA
 
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(309) 658-2716
29601 3
Hillsdale, IL
 
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4350 Hwy 146
Grinnell, IA
 
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Toledo, 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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