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Smith & Wesson 4586 45 ACP, $616 (Grade B March 2000)

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Noticeably heavier than the others, which can cut either way depending on your size. Likewise, DAO is either a boon or a curse.

Smith & Wesson 4586 45 ACP, $616 (Grade B March 2000)

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Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Recreational
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Trigger Pull Single
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The Smith & Wesson 4586's narrow grip frame allows proper access to the trigger, which arcs like a revolver trigger. We thought the trigger had a predictable feel, and it will not fire with the magazineŻremoved or slightly ajar.
The Smith's single-stack mag, center, dwarfs the SIG's magazine, left. Reason: It has more capacity than the SIG.

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