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Theshooters Sports Center Inc.
(262) 681-1040
4900 6 Mile Road
Racine, WI
 
Jalensky''S Sports Centers
262-554-1051, 262-654-2260
8700 Durand Ave
Sturtevant, WI
 
Jalensky''S Sport Center, Inc.
(414) 654-2260
5307 Green Bay Road
Kenosha, WI
 
Somarenterprises
(262) 679-1460
W191 S 7691 Racine Ave
Muskego, WI
 
Toms Gun Shop
920566410
412 N 4Th Ave
Redgranite, WI
 
Gunsupply Of Racine
(262) 639-2697
5417 Douglas Avenue
Racine, WI
 
Mastermen Sports
(262) 652-8632
5219 88th Ave
Kenosha, WI
 
Theoutdoorsman Sport Shop
(847) 746-1331
221 Sheridan Road
Winthrop Harbor, IL
 
Conigliaro, Donald C
262629500
7064 County Hwy Dw
Theresa, WI
 
Scooters Shooters
262689213
1371 Lakeview Rd
West Bend, WI
 

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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