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  1. Single Action Army
    The previous owner of my recently acquired 1st Gen SAA says he shoots Black Hills cowboy loads through it as well as bp handloads. This is my first foray into antique firearms that still function, so I must ask-- is it safe for me to shoot cowboy low pressure loads (HSM, Black Hills, Hornady...)...
  2. Single Action Army
    looking for gunsmith in the Chicago are who can asemble a 1st generation colt revolver from parts. I have all the parts. Thanks in advance, Scott
  3. Colt Revolvers
    New to the forum Thank you in advance for help and input. I recently acquired what I'm pretty sure is a Colt SAA .45LC mfg 1886 from the serial number. The grips have been replaced with cheap ones and I believe the gun has been re nickeled. The nickel is covering any identifying marks other than...
  4. Single Action Army
    I just acquired an 1889 Colt SAA "Colt Frontier Six Shooter" acid etched left side barrel. SN128XXX. All specs look correct Colt cert letter states: .44/40 4 3/4 barrel Nickel Simmons Hardware 8/7/1889 The Nickel plate has some oval machine marks/scratches... ? looks original finish all...
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