2012 SHOT Show Introducing the Smith & Wesson Classic Model 586 G&A Online Editors January 18th, 2012 | More From G&A Online Editors Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Smith & Wesson Corp. announced a new revolver to its Classic line with the introduction of the Model 586. Deemed “the Distinguished Combat Magnum” when first introduced by Smith & Wesson in 1980, the new revolver reunites collectors and .357 Magnum aficionados with one of the most sought after law enforcement firearms of its time. Manufactured with a carbon steel frame and cylinder along with a blue finish, the Classic Model 586 is chambered for six rounds of .357 Magnum/.38 S&W Special. Available with a 4-inch or 6-inch barrel configuration, the Model 586 features a smooth single-action and a crisp double-action trigger pull that is the hallmark of every Smith & Wesson revolver. The revolver features an adjustable white outline rear sight and a red ramp front sight. Much like the original, the Classic Model 586 is standard with an authentic square-butt design and is packaged with checkered wood grips. The retro-revolver is also standard with a serrated back strap for improved firearm control when shooting heavy magnum loads. “The original Model 586 is perhaps best known for its extensive use as a law enforcement commemorative model,” said Tony Miele, business manager of the Smith & Wesson Classic line. “Selected by highway patrol and conservation agencies as an ideal limited edition and anniversary model, the Model 586 has amassed several years of service both in the United States and overseas. Highly collectible and duty-proven, the original Model 586 offered law enforcement a reliable firearm for handling heavy Magnum cartridges.” Keep checking back for more Smith & Wesson products from the SHOT Show 2012 floor. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More shot-show-2012 Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!