Model: Winchester 1866 The birdshead grip felt natural in my hand and the finely checkered panels on the side of the grips greatly assisted in shot-to-shot recovery. Classification: Firearm In 1877 Colt came out with some more serious handguns for defensive use. MFG Item Number: 356083 Finish : Blue Grip : 1-pc Walnut 344000 Cattleman .357Mag 4.75" Color Case-hardened Frame, Steel Backstrap and Trigger Guard ᅠManufacturer: UbertiManufacturer part number: 344000, 344100 Cattleman .45 Colt 4.75" Case-hardened Frame, Steel Backstrap and Trigger Guard SPECIFICATIONS: Cylinder : 6-shot, fluted Number of Grooves : 6 Twist : Right * Total Length : 11" * Weight : 2.3 lbs. Weight: 2.3 lbs. Barrel Length: 5 1/2" Caliber: 50-95 when this item is back in stock. The trigger of a Colt Lightning could be held back and the rifle fired simply by pumping the handle. Brand Uberti Consequently there is no hammer safety notch and none is required. UBERTI 1873 CATTLEMAN BIRDSHEAD GRIP .45 COLT W/ 5.5 BARREL The birds head grip design was not new when Colt introduced the full-sized Lightning and Thunderer six-guns in 1877. I noted that the OWD has a healthy hammer spring, but the trigger pull has the bare minimum of creep and breaks at about 4 pounds. MPN#: 340860, Brand Uberti The Lightning was the smallest of the pair, although for a short period in 1877 Colt made a version in .32 Colt called the Rainmaker that today is extremely rare. Using a two-handed hold, I put 15 rounds into the center of the target, most in the red X-ring, with no hits outside the 10-ring. Magazine Capacity: 6 Cylinder: 6-shot, fluted This Rare Revolver Fully Engraved and Plated in Pure Silver Commemorates the Life of One of Texas's Most Celebrated Rangers that But For a Trick of Fate Was Saved From The Famous Fall of the Alamo, Where so Many Historic Americans met Their Fatal End. It’s a very attractive gun with a top-notch fit and finish, a beautiful walnut stock—smooth in back and checkered on the slide—and good detail work. Manufacturer Number: 342220 Some 167,000 or so were manufactured up until 1909 when production ceased. When the Civil War ended and the move to fixed metallic cartridge firearms was underway Colt first concentrated on a big single-action revolver for the military, but as soon as they won a government contract for the 1873 SAA, they turned their attention to the civilian market. One of those manufacturers was Colt’s Patent Firearms of Hartford, Connecticut. Barrel Length 19" Grips: 1-pc Checkered Walnut A. Uberti Firearms 1873 Special Sporting Rifle Steel U342770, . VARIOUS 9MM AMMO (TARGET AND SELF DEFENSE), VARIOUS 38 SPECIAL AMMO (TARGET AND SELF DEFENSE), ASSORTED 45ACP AMMO (TARGET AND SELF DEFENSE), "Internet Purchases Only" This item is viewable at our retail store in LEXINGTON, KY. First and foremost, keep your shooting hand back and away from the hammer and bolt when you pump the action. Checkered walnut grips Weight 2.27 lbs. SKU#: 704AWE Stock: Walnut Bud's Item Number: 60231 Uberti’s Cattleman series of single-action revolvers utilize a six-shot cylinder, which is loaded by bringing the hammer back to the half cock and swinging the loading gate downward to allow access to the cylinder chambers. As a primer for the upcoming CAS competition I loaded up the Uberti OWD revolver with various mixtures of test ammunition and did some rapid fire shooting at a full-size silhouette target from about 5 yards.