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Shooting Sixguns of the Old West


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Table of Contents  Part One: The Guns/  Introduction/ Colts/ Cartridge Conversions/ Modern Cartridge Conversions/The Peacemaker/ Modern Peacemaker Clones/ Model 1877DA/ Model 1878DA/ Smith & Wessons Model #3/ Model #3 2nd and 3rd Model Russians/ Model #3 Schofields/ Modern Schofields/ New Model #3/ Model 1881DA/ Remingtons/ Model 1875/ Modern Model 1875/ Merwin & Hulbert/ Pocket Army

Part Two: RELOADING/  Introduction/ Blackpowder Cartridge Background/ Blackpowder Reloading Basics/ One Day's Accuracy Tests/ DATA SECTIONS/ .32-20/ .38 Long Colt/ .38-40/ .41 Long Colt/ .44 American/ .44 Colt/ .44 Russian/ .44-40/ .45 S&W/ .45 Colt/

PART THREE: MISCELLANEOUS/  Holsters, Belts, & Grips/ Old West Shootists & Their Sixshooters/ Cleaning/ Conclusion & Comparisons/ Appendix/ Bibliography

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  1. A great place to start learning about BP revolver cartridges 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Sep 12th 2017

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading the history of these old cartridges. The performance of the old firearms was an education.
    I respect Mr. Venturino knowledge on the subject matter and his reloading ability. His handloads recipe for the 45 Colt gave me a good starting point and saved me a lot of time and $ on finding the best load for my gun.

  2. A GREAT PIECE OF WORK 5 Star Review

    Posted by on Feb 6th 2017

    Received the book as a birthday present. I enjoy reading Mike' s monthly columns and thought it would be nice to have the collection. It's a great piece of work. I was not disappointed.

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