Two New Performance Center Revolvers from S&W

    Smith & Wesson 686

    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.

    Smith & Wesson 629

    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.


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