Smith & Wesson 686 PC

Sometimes its nice to just take a break from the replica world, and enter the (slightly less "vociferous") land of the model guns. In truth, I was actually intending to make this gun shoot, but after a while I could not come up with a cylinder solution. I could not figure out a way to make it shoot. So, I thought I'd just leave it a model, so that is what I did.

I first saw this gun in the April 2014 edition of Guns & Ammo magazine, and was immediately struck with how it looked. So, after breaking apart my PMR-30, I decided to build this. With a functioning hammer and trigger, comfortable handle, and short overall body (a little over 7 in.) it is really fun to play with (and in fact, my youngest bro almost won't let go of it).

If you want to finish it (make it shoot), be my guest.


-The Red Book of Westmarch

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The Red Book of Westmarch (author) 3 years ago

I'm kinda surprised that this did not get more comments...?

this gun looks nice.

Thanks man, sadly, it was only a model.

JonnyBGood3 years ago

Well why it does look good, which I think everyone expects when you make something, it's not really my style... Which is weird because I prefer handguns and SMGs but this didn't really appeal to me. now if it had a small knex revolver mech in it and was hammer powered I would been super excited! But that doesn't exist yet.

Anyway my thoughts are: great looking gun! Not my style thought, but well built!

Thanks bro. Yeah, its just a model, nothing too special, but the hammer works great, so it was nice to have around for the young ones in my house. =D

True, my younger siblings like my pump action guns. There the easiest to understand next to the few slingshots I build.

How many younger siblings do you have (if you don't mind telling online)?

3. I'm the oldest.

Ah, I see. =D

Yep, They show a little interest in my hobby but not much. I did make some rubberband guns and we war with those every once in awhile.

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