Based on the popular medium L-frame
A police officer's favorite firearm choice
Adjustable rear sight
Durable enough to withstand heavy use
The stainless-steel 686 is based on the medium L-frame, one of the most popular double-action revolver frames in history. Its a lawman's carry-gun favorite due to its combination of magnum-grade strength and relative compactness. All models are chambered for .357 Magnum/.38 Special+P and feature an adjustable rear sight and an interchangeable front sight. Its durable frame and barrel is built for continuous Magnum usage. As police officers and hunters will attest, this firearm is made to withstand heavy use.