Colt's Single Action Army: Loading and Shooting the Peacemaker

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9781879356887: Colt's Single Action Army: Loading and Shooting the Peacemaker

The Colt SAA is as popular today as it was in the past. This legendary revolver played an important role in the history of the American West.

In this detailed volume, Editor Dave Scovill shares his knowledge of how to develop accurate loads for these fine guns and the skills needed to shoot them.

From the original first generation guns to the replicas that are available today, this book is the definitive source on reloading and shooting the Colt Peacemaker.

This hard-bound edition contains 160 full color photographs and is a worthy addition to any sportsman's library.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

Acknowledgements

Caveat Emptor

Chapter One: .38 S&W Special

Chapter Two: .38 WCF aka .38-40 Winchester

Chapter Three: .41 Colt

Chapter Four: .44 S&W Special and the Russian

Chapter Five: .44 S&W Special

Chapter Six: .44 WCF aka .44-40 Winchester

Chapter Seven: Cast Bullet Loads for Revolvers

Chapter Eight: The Mysterious .44s

Chapter Nine: .45 Colt

Chapter Ten: .450, .455 Colt, .476 Eley

Chapter Eleven: Colts Through the Years

Chapter Twelve: The 'Other' Colts

Source List

Burn Rate Chart

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About the Author:

Dave Scovill's fascination with guns, especially single-action Colts and Winchester lever-action rifles, began while growing up in and around logging camps near Glide, Oregon. After college, Dave entered the U.S. Navy as an officer in 1968. In 1984, he began writing for Wolfe Publishing Company, becoming the editor of Rifle and Handloader magazines in the late 1980s.

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Book Description Wolfe Publishing Co., 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition... 165 pages. Hardcover with a dust jacket. Lots of color photographs. Colts are as popular today as ever. It has been said that is is difficult to reload and shoot these guns. In this book, the author shares his knowledge of how to develop accurate loads for these fine guns and the skills needed to shoot them. From the original first-generation guns to the replicas that have sprung up, these guns all have different chamber and throat dimensions. This can make developing loads difficult. However, if you read this book that is not the case. From his reloading expertise, the author provides you with the tips you need to help you develop correct loads using the right bullet diameters for different Colts and their replicas A great new book! Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 5033

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