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- ".357 magnum revolver, short to medium range handgun, with high stopping power and penetration."
— In-game description
The Model 586, is a six or seven-shot revolver manufactured by Smith and Wesson that chambers the .357 Magnum round. The Model 586 is essentially the same weapon as the Model 686, albeit with a blued steel construction, while the 686 has a stainless steel construction. The 586 typically has a shorter barrel than the 686 due to being directed for use by law enforcement.
In-game, designated as the LFP586, this revolver is ones of the strongest sidearms in terms of raw damage. With its 78 damage per shot, it easily outclasses most sidearms in the game. However, notable disadvantages include the inability to equip any kind of barrel attachment, and its high recoil kick.
- The Model LFP586 is likely a stand-in for the Manurhin MR 73, the revolver that is used by the real-life GIGN.