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Denny''Sguns Ltd
(816) 221-9117
2001 Clay N.
Kansas City, MO
 
G.U.N.S.Unlimited Inc.
(816) 468-4867
8113 N. Oak Trwy.
Kansas City, MO
 
Cleves Marine & Sporting Goods Inc
785823698
136 S Broadway
Salina, KS
 
Circle C Country Supply, Inc
913710439
136 Fairlane Dr
Louisburg, KS
 
Farrells Firearms
785452804
320 S Brownhill Rd
Brookville, KS
 
Americanfirearms Specialty Company
(816) 965-0600
12138 Blue Ridge Ext.
Grandview, MO
 
Van Dyke Rifle Designs
785434757
101 Colorado St
Plainville, KS
 
Higby Bros Gun Shop #2
785827768
911 Seneca
Salina, KS
 
Miller, Roger K
913346297
Rr 1
Portis, KS
 
Myers Gun Shop
785292421
1662 Hwy 9
Frankfort, KS
 

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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