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By R. Bruce McDowell

This definitive paintings will take you contained in the background of yankee revolver conversions from the normal percussion (cap and ball) ammunition to the more moderen and quicker self-contained metal cartridges. Witness via never-before-released files, drawings and pictures a chain of occasions that modified American firepower. Step contained in the factories, museums and personal collections and detect how an easy alteration in idea resulted in the layout of the recognized Colt unmarried motion military revolver, and eventually to a flood of revolver conversions from 1868 to 1880. The tremendously certain images, drawings and technical requirements offer crucial identity info. Distinguish among manufacturing unit conversions. Distinguish among manufacturing unit conversions and people made by way of inner most resources. writer Bruce McDowell brings years of exacting study to this whole reference paintings on conversion Colts, Smith Wessons, Remingtons, and different significant revolver brands. the unveiling ancient and technical details supplied during this crucial quantity fills in a formerly ignored yet vitally important component to firearms background.

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