Colt .45

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  • The Colt .45 is a Single Action Army Revolver that fires six cartridges.
  • It was nicknamed The Peacemaker and Six Shooter.
  • This firearm was designed in 1872 by Colt’s Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company for the U.S. government.
  • It was issued to the military, but also found widespread popularity with ranchers, cowboys, lawmen, and outlaws.
  • It is a comfortable and accurate weapon for women.
  • The Colt .45 has been called The Gun That Won the West.
  • The safest way to handle this firearm is with five beans in the wheel.  Five of the six chambers are loaded, with the hammer down on the empty chamber to prevent accidental discharge.

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