Single action? Cylinder cleaning should be easy! This week on Wheelgun Wednesday, we will dispense some basic tips and dispel some nasty rumors about revolver cleaning and maintenance. Wheelguns sure are fun to run, but whether it’s that cap and ball smoke wagon, a speedy competition piece, your carry gun,
Posted 11 mins ago in Editorial, Pistols, Revolver, Wheelgun Wednesday by Rusty S. with No CommentsTags: Cimarron, Colt, Nettleton, wheelgun wednesday Cimarron’s Nettleton Reproduction Certain historical Colt revolvers are deemed more collectible due to their association with a particular inspector, who would stamp their initials on the frame or cartouche
ARMAX, The Journal Of Contemporary Arms ARMAX is a unique gem in the firearms universe. Previously published between 1987-1996 by the Winchester Firearms Museum, it has been reincarnated. ARMAX indeed owes its name to the Winchester Repeating Arms Co, as it was an old trademark of Winchester’s from the 1920s.
Needham & Atkinson 1881 Image Credit: Holts Auctions Today on a Whacky and Weird Wheelgun Wednesday, we will be taking a look at magazine-fed revolvers, and “shell elevators” as an overall concept. Cylinder elevators are essentially rotating cylinders that transfer ammunition from the magazine to the firing position, usually found
Savage Figure 8 Photo Credit: Collector’s Firearms Auctions Prior to the Civil War, firearms inventors were attempting various mechanisms and designs in order to enable revolvers to be fired faster without breaking the firing grip. One of these designs, the Adams system, is a true double action. Another design, the
Gatling Dimancea All Photos Credit: Galerie De Mars This week’s Wheelgun Wednesday has us looking at an ungainly, unconventional late 19th century Romanian-designed and partially British produced revolver: The Gatling Dimancea. More Revolver Articles @ TFB: Gatling Dimancea. All Photos Credit: Galerie De Mars The Dimancea was designed and patented in
RIA/Armscor’s M200 Series revolvers Image Credit: Armscor When most Americans think of the Philippines in relation to revolvers, they may well think of the mythological ineffectiveness of the .38 Long Colt chambered M1894 and M1901 revolvers during the Moro Rebellion. However, revolvers have been manufactured in the Philippines themselves for
Posted 17 mins ago in Editorial, Pistols, Revolver, Wheelgun Wednesday by Rusty S. with No CommentsTags: Automatic Revolver, Charles Lefever, Union Revolver, wheelgun wednesday Union Revolver Image Credit: Historic Investments In the early 1900’s, noted American firearms designer Charles Lefever (of the Lefever Arms Company family) designed an improved Webley-Fosbery