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Old November 28, 2019, 10:08   #1
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Finally got a 686

I picked up a pretty nice stainless S&W 686. I got a pair of Altamont grips and was trying to get some indoor pic. Had to prop it up against two others to make it stand up. I thought it turned out to be a pretty good pic for indoors. Always had better luck taking pics outside in the shade.

Got the itch, now I NEED a blued 586!


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Old November 28, 2019, 10:16   #2
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While I’m not a stainless guy, the 686 is a fantastic revolver. Nice score
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Old November 28, 2019, 10:25   #3
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Toes? Mag foul? Seriously, I bet that is a sweet shooting Magnum. My only 686 is a “Plus” (seven shooter) and a snub. It is a serious Rosco but I wish it had a little more barrel, like at least 3” or even 4”. I am camping this weekend and will be packing my favorite .357 on my hip, a 4” stainless Ruger Security Six sporting some Herrett Shooting Star stocks.
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Old November 28, 2019, 10:46   #4
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Wow, that's a beauty. Great job on the pic too.
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Old November 28, 2019, 10:54   #5
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Great photo! Not really up to falfiles standard guidelines, but well done sir and a dang nice pistolo
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Old November 28, 2019, 11:18   #6
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Some nice wood and metal in that picture. Excellent addition.
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Old November 28, 2019, 11:37   #7
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Old November 28, 2019, 12:15   #8
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Man, what a beauty! Great pic sir!

I have one, bought in the late '80s. And her butt doesn't smell bad either...

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Old November 28, 2019, 13:52   #9
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Don't make me whip mine out....

That is a sweet 686 !!!
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Old November 28, 2019, 14:39   #10
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Great revolver, I love my 686. I finally did pick up a 586. You don't see many around here turning up, but I scored a nice 6" 3-T that will stay in the stable. Good score!!

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Old November 28, 2019, 15:15   #11
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Never had a 686 but I have owned some 586's, 4" and 6". For an all around general use belt gun it's hard to beat the 586's and 686's. You have a very nice looking revolver.
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Old December 02, 2019, 05:48   #12
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Nice revolvers. I want an early 586 with an 8,3/8ths barrel.
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Old December 02, 2019, 06:06   #13
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The carry pistols that’ll never jam, stovepipe, or FTF.

Sweet, sweet piece, although I own one, I definitely prefer the look of the 586.
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Old December 02, 2019, 17:13   #14
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I had one but I sold it because it had the Hillary hole in it. It was a nice looking 6" revolver.
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Old December 03, 2019, 01:10   #15
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....glam shot....

The pair ....

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Old December 03, 2019, 11:59   #16
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Nice 686's (even Gary's horror show )

I'm not a revolver fan, but I wish I would have had the cash to offer at the time of my brother selling his 686-4. Great shooter. Boringly easy to hit oil bottles at 150 yds. with Norma .38 Special. Maybe, I'll have to get a 6" in the future...
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Old December 03, 2019, 12:27   #17
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Has the looks of a Python without the maintenance problems.
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Old December 03, 2019, 17:49   #18
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Old December 03, 2019, 21:05   #19
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here is 1 of my X86 contribution.


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