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S&W .357 Magnum 686-5 (104226)

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This gun set an extremely high standard. It is simply one of the best production guns you can buy and it's our first pick.

S&W .357 Magnum 686-5 (104226)

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Home Defense
Recreational
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The underlug made shooting the 686 a pleasure, particularly off the Standbag, a saddlebag-style design that will stabilize a pistol barrel or rifle fore-end on the edge of a 2 by 4 or similar object.

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