Smith & Wesson announced the return of the model 66 Combat Magnum. Â One of the most popular police sidearms during the 70’s and 80’s, the Model 66 is a K-frame gun lost favor in the law enforcement community with the switch to semi-automatic pistols in the 80’s and 90’s. Â The original Model 66 ceased production in 2005.
The new Model 66 revolver uses a stainless steel frame, barrel and cylinder with a glass bead finish. Â The guns hold six .357 Magnum rounds. Â The guns will ship with the red ramp front sight and white outline, adjustable rear that were popular with many people.
Synthetic grips are standard on the new guns. Â No MSRP has been provided on the new model 66, but we will try to nail that down in the coming days.
Smith & Wesson Model 66 Specifications
|weight (unloaded)||36.6 oz|
|front sight||red ramp|
|rear sight||white outline, adjustable|