With spring in the air, the weather warming and everything turning green, a gun lover’s thoughts turn to…automatic cartridge chambered revolvers. Well, some of us think that way. If you’re one of us, you’ll be pleased to know that Smith & Wesson has announced that they’re bringing back the Model 610.
The N frame 610 is chambered in 10mm and will be available in 4- and 6-inch versions. Here’s their press release . . .
Smith & Wesson Model 610 Reintroduced for Spring 2019
Powerful 10mm Auto revolver available with 4-inch, 6.5-inch barrel
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., (March 26, 2019) – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that it has reintroduced its Model 610 revolver, chambered in the powerful 10mm Auto cartridge. Well suited for handgun hunting and protection in the backcountry, the Model 610 is built on the large Smith & Wesson N-frame and is available with either a 4-inch or 6.5-inch barrel.
Jan Mladek, General Manager of Smith & Wesson and M&P brands, said, “With the recent increase in popularity of the 10mm Auto cartridge, we felt it important to offer a 10mm revolver for personal protection and handgun hunting. The N-frame revolver has long been a staple in big-bore revolvers, and the 10mm is a natural caliber addition to the line.”
The Model 610 revolver features a six-round capacity is available with an MSRP of $ 969.00. Designed for use with the included six-shot moon clips, the Smith & Wesson M610 is also capable of firing the 40 S&W cartridge. The Model 610 revolver features a stainless steel frame, barrel and cylinder, black synthetic finger groove grips, black blade interchangeable front sight with an adjustable white outline rear sight.
To learn more about the new Model 610 revolver and the complete line of Smith & Wesson firearms, including spec sheets and images, please click here.