Smith & Wesson 586 Description:
The Smith & Wesson Model 586, is a six-shot double-action revolver chambered for the .357 Magnum cartridge. The 586 is the adjustable sight companion revolver to the fixed sight Model 581.
It is essentially the same weapon as the Model 686, the 586 has a carbon steel construction and is available in a blued or nickel finish, while the 686 has a stainless steel construction.
The Model 586 uses S&W’s L (medium) revolver frame, with a K-fame-sized grip mated to a larger diameter cylinder. During the 1980s, Smith & Wesson developed its L-frame line of .357 Magnums: the Model 581, Model 586, Model 681 and Model 686. The Model 581 had a fixed notch type rear sight, whereas the 586 used a target style adjustable rear sight. These handguns had a major effect on both law enforcement and sporting markets
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Key Features of This Smith & Wesson 586:
- Square butt frame and serrated backstrap
- Adjustable White outline rear sight
- Red Ramp front sight
- Cable Lock
- User Manual