Smith & Wesson Pro Series 686 Plus 178038 357 Magnum

We liked the smoothest of the revolver. The grips were ideal for most uses, and the revolver is accurate enough. An extra shot doesn’t hurt anything. The nagging misfires were a deal breaker. If the revolver can be convinced to fire reliably, it is a fine shooter.

In several particulars, this handgun is an anomaly among the revolvers tested. First, it is a seven-shooter.
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