Smith & Wesson Model 686 Plus

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Smith & Wesson Model 686 Plus revolvers.

Manufacturer’s Description

Smith & Wesson‘s (S&W) Model 686 Plus is a revolver chambered in .357 Magnum, .38 Special and .38 Special +P. It’s built on S&W’s stainless steel, large-medium L-frame with a stainless steel cylinder. It differs from the standard Model 686 with a seven-round cylinder (the standard is a six-shooter).

The Model 686 Plus with the 3" barrel.

The Model 686 Plus with the 3″ barrel.

Other features include:

  • A satin stainless finish;
  • a single-action/double-action trigger;
  • a synthetic grip;
  • a red ramp front sight; and
  • an adjustable white-outline rear sight.

You can get it with a 2.5″, 3″, 4″ or 6″ barrel.

More Versions
S&W now offers a Performance Center version of this revolver, the 686 Plus PC. Features include:

  • A 2.5″, slab-side barrel;
  • custom wood grips;
  • a glass bead finish;
  • an unfluted cylinder cut for moonclips;
  • a chrome teardrop hammer;
  • a chrome trigger with a stop;
  • a precision crowned barrel; and
  • a tuned action.

S&W also offers a Pro Series version, which includes:

  • A 5″ slab-side barrel;
  • a fluted cylinder cut for moon clips;
  • an interchangeable front sight;
  • a synthetic, finger-groove grip; and
  • a satin stainless finish.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity OAL BBL Weight
.357 mag, .38 Special +P 7 7.5″ 2.5″ 34.1 oz.
.357 mag, .38 Special +P 7 8.18″ 3″ 36.8 oz.
.357 mag, .38 Special +P 7 9.56″ 4″ 38.9 oz.
.357 mag, .38 Special +P 7 11.94″ 6″ 43.9 oz.


MSRP: $964
MSRP: $1,089 (the Model 686 PC)
MSRP: $989 ( Pro Series model)

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The Model 686 Plus with the 4" barrel.

The Model 686 Plus with the 4″ barrel.

The Model 686 PC.

The Model 686 PC.

The Model 686 Plus with the 6" barrel.

The Model 686 Plus with the 6″ barrel.

The Model 686 Plus Pro Series, from the right.

The Model 686 Plus Pro Series, from the right.

One thought on “Smith & Wesson Model 686 Plus

  1. Ken Briggs

    Love this gun!!! Of all my guns this is my favorite to shoot.

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