S&W Model 610 Reintroduced in 10mm
Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that it has reintroduced its Model 610 revolver, chambered in 10mm Auto cartridge. This looks to be a 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. Included are six-shot moon clips, the Smith & Wesson M610 is also capable of firing the 40 S&W cartridges with the use of these clips. 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.
Key Features: S&W 610 10mm Revolver
Model: Model 610 10MM Revolver – 4″
Caliber: 10mm Auto, 40 S&W
Barrel Length: 4″ / 10.2 cm
Overall Length: 9.5″
Front Sight: Black Blade Interchangeable
Rear Sight: Adjustable White Outline
Action: Single/Double Action
Weight: 42.6 oz / 1,207.7g
Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
Frame Material: Stainless Steel
Purpose: Home Protection, Hunting, Personal Protection
Check out the original S&W 610 in action.
Jeremy Mallette is co-founder of International Sportsman, and an avid hunter and outdoorsman. His father taught him to shoot at age six, and he received his first firearm at age eight — a 1942 Colt Commando .38 special revolver. Jeremy enjoys collecting unique firearms, and shooting them.