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Offline CZ_FANATIC

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Re: S&W 686 vs Ruger gp 100
« Reply #30 on: May 23, 2020, 10:23:47 PM »
Go with the Smith. Ruger quality started going downhill about 10 years ago. I will never buy another Ruger.
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Offline DenStinett

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Re: S&W 686 vs Ruger gp 100
« Reply #31 on: May 24, 2020, 01:34:03 PM »
Ruger may have a Cast Frame, but it's solid and not hollowed-out like the Smith
Everything is done with its "Drop-out" Trigger Group
Smiths have a reputation for going out of timing
I have never had a Ruger do this
Yes, Having 7 rounds in the 686 Plus is nice, but we owned one for two day and returned it
The Triggeer was very stiff and gritty
My Wife HATED it

A GP100 is a very fine Revolver
BUT, fine yourself a nice 6" (or even a 4") Security Six
Trust me .... you'll forget Smith and Wesson ever made a Revolver in .357
So tell me again how Trump will be worse then the 8 years before HIM !

Offline SI VIS PACEM PARRABELLUM

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Re: S&W 686 vs Ruger gp 100
« Reply #32 on: May 24, 2020, 01:44:26 PM »
Well I suppose it all boils down to opinion as usual. I'll put My S&W 586 up against any GP100 any day.

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Re: S&W 686 vs Ruger gp 100
« Reply #33 on: May 24, 2020, 10:53:29 PM »
A GP100 is a very fine Revolver
BUT, fine yourself a nice 6" (or even a 4") Security Six
Trust me .... you'll forget Smith and Wesson ever made a Revolver in .357

I have a 6" Security Six and a 3" 686+. Trust me .... I have not forgotten Smith & Wesson makes a .357 revolver. I'm not saying the Security Six isn't a fine revolver, but I personally like everything about the S&W better and would choose it if I had to make a choice. Fortunately, I don't have to.  ;D
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