Finally got me a cowboy gun

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Finally got me a cowboy gun

Post by Chaps » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:48 pm

I love the shooting sports and I have several shotguns and I carry a Ruger P95 everyday, but I have always wanted a cowboy gun, Well, I finally got me one. I got a Uberti Cattleman 45LC. This is as close to an actual 1873 Colt 45 Single Action Army one can get, but without the hefty pricetag. Uberti is one of the best, if not the best maker of replicas of true old west guns. I shot it for the first time today and boy was it fun. Very accurate for fixed sights. If you like cowboy guns, but don't want to spend $1300 for a Colt, I highly recommend Uberti. They are a division of Beretta.

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Post by ShadowsDad » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:20 pm

Uberti's been around for awhile.

It's good that you got the gun you've been wanting.

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Post by brothers » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:13 am

My brother was the gun guy. He'd probably have one of these. Sounds like a good one.
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Post by Scrapyard Ape » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:47 am

I had an Uberti replica 1851 Colt Navy. Loved shooting "on the dark side", and that gun was a natural "pointer". For some strange reason I got out of the habit of taking it to the range regularly and eventually stopped altogether. So... I gave it to a friend who had be admiring it at the time. This thread has given me a hankering some black powder shooting again. I gotta get another one now. :)
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Post by Squire » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:07 am

Go for it Greg, get one of those big Dragoons.
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Post by mikey » Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:11 am

Seeing that you carry a Ruger daily, I am surprised you didn't go for a Ruger Bisley Vaquero in .45 Colt.

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Post by desertbadger » Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:18 pm

Good going Danny. I have several Ruger single actions myself, really like the Bisley models.

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Post by Kyle76 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:46 pm

Pictures or it didn't happen.
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Post by Short Round » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:09 pm

I'm more of an auto guy but I like the cowboy guns. I have ruger single six convertible. Loading .22's in a side gate is a bit of work though.

I like the army pattern, shot a bud's old army and it shot quite naturaly for me. Playing cards at 25 yards. :lol:
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Post by fallingwickets » Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:17 am

A. Ditto on what jim said

B, Use your new 'toy' in good health :D

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p.s. you really can just give a gun away? Im almost certain that in nj they would consider that somewhat of a crime.....i suppose its one of the reasons gun men hate the state
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Post by Chaps » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:30 am

Pictures forthcoming :D
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Post by drmoss_ca » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:58 am

Here's my cowboy guns:

Hawken .50 rifle - very accurate with slugs from a Lee mold
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Muzzle-loading 12G side by side caplock
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And my father's home-made caplock Colt 45 (he seems to have mixed up the Navy and the Army versions into one, and he never drilled the barrel through, so it is legal for me to own!)
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Post by Trumperman » Sun Dec 11, 2011 12:17 pm

Chris, your Father's gun is an absolute work of art. What a cherished possession it must be!


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Post by Kyle76 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:52 pm

This is my ancestor's Civil War sidearm, a Colt 1861 revolver later converted for cartridges. The stock is engraved with battles in which he participated. You might be able to make out Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill and Mechanicsville on this side. The holster below the pistol is in poor shape. The shadow box display case, which hangs in my den, also has his belt, cartridge box and a picture of the gentleman in uniform.

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Post by Chaps » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:28 pm

Here is my Uberti Cattleman Hombre 45LC
Replica of an 1873 Colt 45 Single Action Army.

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Post by brothers » Sun Dec 11, 2011 9:10 pm

I like the looks of the Uberti Cattleman. Maybe I'll do a lilttle research on it.
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Post by Kyle76 » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:47 am

Danny, does that gun have a little kick to it?
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Post by Chaps » Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:58 am

A little :D Not bad, though.

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Post by desertbadger » Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:21 pm

Kick? Recoil? The .454 Casull gives you the confidence to hunt dinosaurs.... :lol:

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Post by ShadowsDad » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:41 pm

So does the .375/06 JDJ. When I go back to the .45 ACP it's like a capgun.
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