Originally Posted by SpockF14
Well I got an answer from S&W to my question today. I spoke with the gentleman at S&W who manages the independent lab certification testing and state roster application of S&W firearms. As it turns out the 586-8, 4" Blue Steel, 6 shot revolver has been very recently sent out for testing and once the process works its way through the outside lab and the DOJ in California it should be added to the CA DOJ roster. It will just take time, I have no estimate on that, but I would guess 3 - 6 months maybe a bit more.
great news, i never got the 686 because im not a big fan of stainless revolvers
i was hoping S&W would get this on the roster when i heard about it