Smith & Wesson Model 686

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The Smith & Wesson Model 686’s reputation is hard to improve on, but the maters have attempted to with the new concealed-carry version of the .357 Magnum/.38 Special. The double-action revolver is outfitted with a 2.5-inch barrel, holds 7 rounds and comes with custom wood grips. The MSRP is $1,089.

When it comes to dependability and versatility in handguns it’s hard to beat revolvers. Not to mention, there is just something eye catching about the classic lines of wheelguns. This year’s new market offerings in the way of revolvers have plenty to offer. Whether you’re shopping for a revolver for self defense, competition or hunting one of the 11 following guns has you covered.

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