SOLD FOR: $1802
Make: Smith & Wesson Performance Center
Model: 586-7 L-Comp
Serial Number: CLC0690
Year of Manufacture: 2004
Caliber: .357 Magnum & .38 Special
Action Type: 7-Shot, Single and Double Action Revolver with Swing-Out Cylinder
Markings: The crane cut is marked “CLC0690 / 586-7”. The butt of the grip frame is marked “CLC0690”. The crane and sides of the grip frame have inspection marks. The left side of the frame is marked with the S&W Performance Center monogram logo. The right side of the frame is marked with the four-line marcas registradas. The left side of the barrel is marked “S.&W. 357 MAGNUM”, the right side is marked “PERFORMANCE CENTER”.
Barrel Length: 3? with Integral Compensator
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramped blade with a recessed dot that has been painted yellow, it is pinned to a rise in the barrel rib. The rear sight is a fully adjustable square notch micrometer sight screwed to the topstrap. The topstrap is drilled and tapped under the rear sight base.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered black and gray VZ Grips G-10 panels with finger grooves. There are some scattered light handling marks. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Matte Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 95% of its metal finish. There are some scattered little scuffs and marks through the finish. There is some finish loss on the edges, most noticeable on the barrel. There is a light turn line on the cylinder. There are some areas of thinning and light oxidation on the grip frame. There are some scattered light handling marks. The markings are clear. The screwheads are sharp to lightly used. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The double-action trigger is smooth and the single action is crisp. The cylinder lockup has light side-to-side play on all chambers. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is a Performance Center hard case with paperwork including the manual, three moonclips, two speedloaders, a Hogue Bantam grip, one Bianchi leather holster, one Bucheimer leather holster, an Apex optic mount, a Weigand optic mount, and an Allchin C-More STS/ Trijicon RMR/ Trijicon SRO optic mount.
Our Assessment: Performance Center guns originate from standard designs or are created from the ground up. From hand-cutting and fitting to fine tuning for precision, these firearms are top performers. Products from the Performance Center are the ultimate expression of old-world craftsmanship blended with modern technology. The 586 has been made in a variety of configurations since 1980 filling just about any role that could be asked of a .357 Magnum revolver. This example is the Performance Center 586 L-Comp with a 3” ported barrel, round butt grip frame, and a matte black finish. With its 7-round capacity, Performance Center tuned action and ported barrel to reduce recoil, this would be a great carry gun. The gun is in Fine condition with a few scattered light marks, a great bore, and strong mechanics. If you’re a Smith collector or just want a powerful revolver for your outdoor adventures, this is a great gun to pick up. Please see our photos and good luck!