Straight Outta SHOT: Smith & Wesson's PC686 Revolver

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posted on January 31, 2018
Smith & Wesson is among the most trusted names in the world of firearms, and their new PC686 revolver is more evidence for why that is. The "PC" in the name stands for "performance center," (not "politically correct"), but despite its designer pedigree, this revolver is available to the public now at a more "pret a porter" kind of price: $1,100. With seven shots and a quick-release thumbpiece, this wheelgun is designed to give you all the ammunition and speed you might need for competition, plinking or self-defense. For more details, check out this video in which Shooting Illustrated's Jay Grazio takes the PC686 for a test run at the 2018 SHOT Show Media Day at the Range.

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