Dec 19, 2017 Dimensionally, the revolver appears to be the same size as the 6shot GP100. The fluted cylinder is the same diameter and speed loaders for the S& W 686 revolvers will work in the Ruger cylinder. The revolver weighs a hefty 40 ounces empty and my Lyman electronic trigger pull tester gizmo says the single action trigger breaks at 4. 5 pounds Ruger GP100 doubleaction revolvers are among the most comfortable shooting revolvers.
Ruger GP100 Models Jan 15, 2012 GP100 vs 686. Hi, I am getting a 357 revolver very soon. I'm looking at either a 5" Ruger GP100 or a 5" S& W 686 pro. The 686 is an extra 170 but I'm leaning towards it because I like the tapered barrel and I believe they have better triggers. Both guns are new and have hogue rubber grips. I would love to hear opinions from anybody with Hey all. So I'm looking at purchasing my first revolver (not first gun) and wanted some input.
I've narrowed it down to the 686 vs GP100. I Jan 15, 2018 S& W686 vs. GP100. This is a discussion on S& W686 vs. GP100 within the Pistols& Revolvers forums, part of the Pistol& Revolver Forum category; What are people's thought about the 2?
I own the 686 which I like very much and shoot pretty well with but have never shot The 686 is what you might call more of a traditionalists revolver: as mentioned above, its design is an echo of classic S& W heritage. It features a sideplate on the stainlesssteel frame which is removed for service and disassembly, a conventional grip arrangement, and a flat mainspring.
Feb 20, 2014 Lframe SW such as 686 vs. GP100 on price and value you have a good question. Considering SW Kframe such as 66 vs Ruger GP or SP hands down SW. When I say stout that's max loads in the reloading manual. A Smith& Wesson I believe won't take a steady diet of stout loads. The Smith is a more refined revolver in both fit& finish.
The May 02, 2018 Im in the market for a. 357 revolver (6 inch barrel). Ive narrowed it down to two options. The Ruger GP100 and the Smith& Wesson 686. Anyone have Mar 02, 2014 I have a S& W, 686 PP with 6" barrel that I love!
I think Rugers are prettier but S& W revolvers are easier to load and unload. I like the swing out cylinders on S& W revolvers! Apr 29, 2015 Ruger GP100 vs. Smith 586 and 686 both in. 357 with 6 inch barrels. Discussion in 'Handguns: The Smith comes in both 6 shot and 7 shot revolvers 586 and 686. One thing you'll notice on a Ruger is the warning label about reading the owner's manual stamped on the barrel.
I find this more obnoxious than the hole, personally. Jan 15, 2012 I also own a newer 629 and it is a very good revolver as well. I have shot the 586 and 686 and they are certainly worth the money. 0904 ruger gp 100 vs smith wesson 686, ruger gp100 vs s& w 686, ruger gp100 vs.
s& w 686, s an w mod686 vs ruger gp 100, Mar 29, 2015 FWIW I have both a GP100 (Wiley Capp) and a 6864 4" (7shot). I like them both, and have no intentions of parting with either. The 686 serves as my house gun, the Ruger as one of my IDPA revolvers. Feb 26, 2014 Ruger GP 100 vs S& W 686. I'm just talking revolvers here. The 686 is a work of art, has a really good trigger right out of the box (most of the time), is very, very accurate, good sights, and great balance.
I've never seen a 586 or a 686 that didn't shoot great. I've owned three. Nov 10, 2015 Revolver Showdown! Colt Python vs. S& W L frame vs. Ruger Speed Six Jerry Miculek Duration: S& W 686 vs Ruger GP100 vs Taurus 627 Duration: 26: 23.
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