Colt cartridge pistols

a detailed study of Colt hand arms
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by , Santa Ana, Calif
Colt"s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co, Pistols, Revo
Statementfrom 1868 converted caplocks through automatics
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26886865M

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Type: Revolver (6 shot percussion cap) Designer: Colt Manuf. Caliber Note: Issued mostly to cavalry starting in Had 3 design changes until replaced with the Civil War Pistols Colt. All About Caliber Pistol Cartridges.

By Bob Campbell Published on June 9, in Ammunition. The caliber handgun cartridge has been part of my shooting life for 50 years. As a young person, a pre-teen, I took small game with my grandfather’s Colt New Police.

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7 / Colt Army Revolver. The Colt Army was the primary revolver used by federal troops during the Civil War with aboutproduced from through Whether in cap and ball or converted to metallic cartridge, this six gun saw much use west of the Mississippi.

Evidently caliber Colt Models and had been the best sellers in cap and ball days because there were fewer of their parts left over to “convert” into metallic cartridge six-guns. Only about 3, of the former and a mere 2, of the later were made to fire cartridges.

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Here’s an important factor for potential handloaders. Colt cap-and-ball barrels measured " or more across their grooves and’s were " or more. Therefore and Colt cartridges had to carry bullets to fit those dimensions. The Colt is the basis for the Casull, the latter being an elongated version of the Colt cartridge loaded to a much higher pressure.

The S&W takes the same rim and body diameter yet uses an even longer case — inch for the versus for the Colt.

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The reader can choose whatever metallic cartridge caliber they like for Roland's guns, be it Long Colt, or some of the high-powered cartridges like Government or Winchester that were used in the post-Civil War era.

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If there ever was a do-it-all cartridge, the Colt would be at the top of the heap. Gun scribe Ross Seyfried is also a big fan of the Colt and chose one to use against Cape buffalo in the mids.

Colt mass produced these revolvers untilwhen the introduction of smokeless powder and self-contained cartridges made black powder pistols obsolete. The resurgence of these pistols came inwhen Italian firearm manufacturers introduced a replica of the Colt Navy revolver. The original guns were designed to fire rimfire, then the most widespread metallic cartridge in use.

The short-lived Colt Open Tops, based off the Army frame, were also chambered in rimfire. Long Cylinder conversions typically retained their percussion loading lever, plunger, and latch, though they no longer served any purpose.

The Colt "Vest Pocket" Pistol - Based on a Browning design for FN (Belgium) - First prototype appeared in - A striker used instead of a hammer and firing pin - Mechanical features - How the safeties work - Thumb safety - grip safety - magazine safety Operation of the Colt "Vest Pocket" Pistol - Firing cycle explained - The 6,35 mm Browning or ACP cartridge - Dismounting of the.

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Elmer Keith’s custom Colt single action was used to develop his heavy 44 Special loads in the late s, and for a long time the 45 Colt cartridge was accused of being weak. However, Dick Casull started with the 45 Colt single action and the “weak” 45 Colt case to come up with his cartridge, which eventually became the Casull.

The following information on pistol and revolver ammunition comes from The Book of the Pistol and Revolver by Hugh B. Book of the Pistol and Revolver is also available to purchase in print.

The smallest modern central-fire pistol cartridge is the rimless automatic, used in automatic pistols and some Continental pocket revolvers. The Army used it untilat which time it was replaced by the better known and more powerful Colt cartridge used in the recently adopted Colt Single Action Army revolver.

The Colt was made for use in the Richards-Mason conversion of Colt's Army percussion revolver. Development of the ACP caliber cartridge - Adaptation of the Model "Military" in caliber - The weakness of the barrel links - The question of the most suitable caliber for a military pistol - The conclusions drawn from the experiments - The essential features in a service handgun Colt pistol Model in caliber - The Colt Model specific features - In earlya new.

Colt did produce a few "Model " cal. pistols, conversions of Model Military Models (the Military was an improved M/02), for the cartridge before the development of the cartridge ended.

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