Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Smith & Wesson Model 686 revolvers.
Smith & Wesson‘s (S&W) Model 686 is a six-round 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.
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″, 4″ or 6″ barrel.
S&W offers the 686 in a The American Series version, which features laser engraving and an unfluted cylinder. It comes with a 4″ barrel (see photo below).
S&W also offers the 686 SSR (the “SSR” stands for Stock Service Revolver) in its Pro Series line. This gun features:
- A 4″ slab-side barrel with a recessed, precision crown;
- chambered charge holes;
- a bossed mainspring;
- an ergonomic grip designed to force a high hand hold;
- an interchangeable front sight; and
- a satin stainless finish.
Note: S&W also offers seven-round versions of this gun, the Model 686 Plus.
|.357 mag, .38 Special +P||6||7.5″||2.5″||34.1 oz.|
|.357 mag, .38 Special +P||6||9.56″||4″||38.9 oz.|
|.357 mag, .38 Special +P||6||11.94″||6″||43.9 oz.|
MSRP: $1,020 (the American Series)
MSRP: $999 (the 686 SSR)
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