Smith & Wesson Mod 686- 357 Mag, Stainless, 6 inch

The Smith & Wesson Model 686 is a six- or seven-shot double-action revolver manufactured by Smith & Wessonand chambered for the .357 Magnum cartridge. It will chamber and fire .38 Special cartridges, as the .357 Magnum was developed from the .38 Special.

The Model 686 has an adjustable rear sight, and until 1992, the 6- and 8-3/8-inch versions had the option of an adjustable front sight. They had Goncalo alves hardwood grips until 1994, when the grip was replaced by a rubber Hogue grip.