October 1999

Firing Line 10/99

More On The 696
I read your July 1999 review of the .44 Special wheel guns with great interest, since I own a S&W model 696. A word on the 696 from my experience: The one I have has been an excellent revolver, and Iíve not had a problem with it since the day I bought it. I have had a little trigger work done to smooth out the trigger pull a little, but that was done for personal taste rather than being a necessity. I have shot several different brands and loads of ammunition and have not had a problem. Now, Iím not the greatest shot in the world, but I find that it is accurate with everything Iíve used in it. I do find it to be a great concealed-carry gun. From my experience, I...

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