It became the most popular handgun on the American Frontier and the definitive firearm of the Old West. Army in was in caliber. The U. Various Colt SAA models were built from to Production was reinstated in , the beginning of the "2nd Generation" of SAA's. The differences between one generation and another are minor.
Colt SAA and Other Six-Gun Replicas Used in Cowboy Action Shooting
Colt Single Action Army Revolver - Colt SAA - Colt 45
It involves 3 types of guns — revolvers, lever action rifles and shotguns. Try a few competitive matches and have some fun as you hone your skill. Single Action Shooting Society or SASS is a global organization that preserves, promote and governs the sport of cowboy action shooting. As the name implies, the sport uses single action revolvers, similar to those used in the time of the Old West. The competitive aspect of CAS make it necessary for revolvers to be modified or slicked up in the manner that is legal. Have your trigger fancied up at the very least. For instance, only a Bisley grip frame with a Bisley style hammer is allowable.
Colt Single Action Army Revolver
Civilian market. Thus, this Colt. There were 13 guns in this shipment, per factory letter — included. This Colt SAA revolver is in good-to-very good condition, showing un-abused wear and use consistent to a year old gun.
The wholesome family sport of cowboy action shooting CAS has got its members wearing period costumes , and shooting at metal targets using original six-guns of the period or replicas. CAS has not only introduced the Cowboy Culture to all its members, it also revived the love and respect for the Colt SAA and other period six-shooters. While there are many 19 th century cowboy revolvers in the hands of collectors, those that are available for sale come with exorbitant price tags. While every gun aficionado would like to be packing one, not every one would want to be shooting with identical-looking guns in a competition. Here are various six-gun replicas, including a Colt SAA, that embody the Wild West spirit and are an outstanding favorite in cowboy action shooting events.