Smith & Wesson announced two new Performance Center revolvers for 2014: a Model 686 and a Model 629.
The Performance Center Model 686 is a .357 Magnum revolver with an unfluted cylinder and 2.5″ barrel. It has custom wood grips, and adjustable rear sights, a red ramp front sight and holds seven rounds.
A chrome trigger and hammer compliment the glass bead finish. The action is hand-tuned and the muzzle has a precision crown. MSRP is $1,089.
The Performance Center Model 629 is designed for handgun hunters. It is a six-shot, .44 Magnum revolver with an 8.375″ barrel. The gun has two Picatinny rails: one on top of the frame for an optic, and a second under the barrel for an accessory such as a light or laser.
Like other Performance Center guns, the 629 has a hand tuned action, glass bead finish and chrome trigger and hammer. The MSRP is $1,399.