SOOTCH REVIEW | Smith & Wesson 686 .357 Magnum Revolver Review

The Smith & Wesson 686 .357 Magnum Revolver is a legendary firearm renowned for its power and precision. Boasting a robust stainless-steel construction, the .357 Magnum Revolver ensures durability and reliability in any shooting scenario. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, it delivers consistent performance and accuracy.

Equipped with a 6-round capacity, the Smith & Wesson 686 .357 Magnum Revolver offers ample firepower for both range shooting and self-defense. Its 4.13-inch barrel length strikes a balance between accuracy and maneuverability, making it suitable for shooters of all skill levels. The .357 Magnum Revolver’s smooth double-action trigger and crisp single-action option provide shooters with excellent control and versatility.

Featuring adjustable rear sights and a red ramp front sight, the Smith & Wesson 686 .357 Magnum Revolver allows for precise target acquisition and improved accuracy. Its ergonomic grip design ensures comfortable handling and reduced recoil, enhancing overall shooting experience. With its reputation for quality craftsmanship and performance, the 686 remains a top choice for enthusiasts and professionals alike.

In conclusion, the Smith & Wesson 686 .357 Magnum Revolver stands as a pinnacle of firearms engineering, offering shooters a reliable and accurate handgun option. Whether for recreational shooting or personal defense, the 686’s combination of power, precision, and durability makes it a timeless classic in the world of firearms.


MODEL: Smith & Wesson 686
PRODUCED: 1981 – present
CALIBER: .357 Magnum / .38 Special
CAPACITY: 6 rounds
BARREL LENGTH: 4.13 inches
OVERALL LENGTH: 9.6 inches
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): Approximately 40.3 ounces
FRAME MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CYLINDER MATERIAL: Stainless steel
GRIP MATERIAL: Rubber or wood
SIGHTS: Adjustable rear sight, red ramp front sight
ACTION: Double-action / Single-action
FINISH: Satin stainless
TRIGGER: Smooth double-action and crisp single-action
HAMMER: Exposed (but can be bobbed)

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