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Stoutstuff
(503) 370-8900
2395 Salem-Dallas Hwy. NW
Salem, OR
 
Gwinners Shooting Supplies
(503) 623-2113
13330 Hwy 22
Dallas, OR
 
Chaffee, Rodney Garland & Chaffee, Gail Joan
541419071
1117 Ne Mountain Ash Rd
Prineville, OR
 
Valiantfirearms
(541) 942-0897
533 E. Main St
Cottage Grove, OR
 
Keith''S Sporting Goods, Inc
(503) 492-6999
1595 E Powell Blvd
Gresham, OR
 
De Jager Guns
503551678
2962 Wintel Rds
Jefferson, OR
 
A Bates Co
541504914
7111 Sw 51St St
Redmond, OR
 
True Value
503325310
35408 Highway 105
Astoria, OR
 
Arquebus, The
541548450
4018 Nw Xavier Ave
Redmond, OR
 
Northhills Gun Shop
(541) 883-2935
6037 South Sixth S.
Klamath Falls, OR
 

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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