Guns of the New West: A Close Up Look at Modern Replica Firearms

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Krause Publications, May 25, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 264 pages
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Revisit the Classics Choosing the right guns for cowboy competition just got easier. Noted gunsmith and author David Chicoine puts today's most popular replica firearms to the test and shares his findings on the good, the bad and the ugly. Chicoine tests and evaluates handguns, rifles and shotguns in this in-depth yet easy-to-use guide to modern replica firearms. If you love replica guns, this book will help you choose the best.
 

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Contents

Dedication And Notes Of Thanks
iv
Foreword
v
Introduction
vi
Where do we find the New West?
8
Replica vs Original The guns and a few shooters
14
Handguns of the New West where todays Cowboy Competition revolvers came from
26
Rifles of the New West Whats being shot today and where it came from
145
The Shotgun
218
Cowboy Ammunition
231
Gun Leather
242
Looking at the Colt Single Action Army
253
Cowboy firearms manufacturers and importers
261
Bibliography
264
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