A classic, time-tested .357 Magnum revolver enhanced with popular self-defense features made possible by master gunsmiths at the Smith & Wesson Performance Center.
Manufactured as a high-end personal protection revolver, the Performance Center Model 686 is a 7-shot .357 Magnum revolver with a 2-1/2 inch barrel that features an unfluted stainless steel cylinder. The revolver has a stainless steel frame, custom wood grips, adjustable rear sights and a red ramp front sight. With an overall length of 7.5 inches and an unloaded weight of 34.6 ounces this 7-shot revolver is easily concealed until needed. The Performance Center 686 also features a glass bead finish, chrome trigger with a stop, chrome teardrop hammer, a precision crowned barrel, cylinder cut for moonclips, and of course a Performance Center hand-tuned action.