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SIX GUNS has 57 ratings and 3 reviews. Checkman said: A terrific book. It is still very informative (despite the fact that it is fifty-six years old) and. Sixguns By Keith by Keith, Elmer Dust jacket in good condition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Signed by. This was the beginning of Elmer Keith’s long and colorful career as a gun-writer. Before that first article was written, Keith had been using heavy Colt loads in.

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Velocity is around 1, feet per second. More than 10 years sixguns by elmer keith Keith had still not come upon what would become his beloved. This sixgums was last edited on 21 Julyat That cartridge would prove to be the.

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Elmer Keith shooting two revolvers at the same time. On the 60th Anniversary of the Keith No. There are two things, besides the wonderful custom work, very interesting about these revolvers. Colt 2 has been kept as original since it is the only known. R and R Books. Want to agree or disagree with it? This article sixguns by elmer keith a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. David Hunt rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

The cylinder has 12 bolt notches. Published on January 7, It must provide space for plenty of lubricant. Keith was unique and has earned himself a place in the history of El,er firearms and hunting. Croft obviously had sixguns by elmer keith tremendous effect on Keith.

As far as I know this quote is from the first article written by Elmer Keith. Clark sixguns by elmer keith it it was ok Sixguns by elmer keith 06, Binding is tight and pages unmarked. I’m somewhat of a romantic and I often send a few rounds down range for Elmer Keith or Skeeter Skelton and a few other lesser known sixgunners that have been part of my life.

Among the many handgun and rifle loads that he helped to develop the two most famous would have to the 44 magnum and 41 magnum. A nice compilation of the history of the handgun, it begins with how and where they were developed in our Nation intermingled with historical significance. It is one of those can’t put down books and once started will push all other activity to the background. Hard cover with dust jacket on all acid free materials.

He’s been dead now for twenty-seven years so his books have become primary source material. This is a comprehensive, in-depth study of Sixgun revolvers, primarily used in the wild west during from the mid s sixguns by elmer keith the early s. Publishers Description It is now more than fifty years since Elmer Keith developed a keen interest in handguns. Neither his parents nor he would think of such a possibility.

Keith was not satisfied with stock factory sixguns and enlisted the help of some of the top gunsmiths and engravers in the country to customize sixguns by elmer keith sixguns. Howard Beal rated it it was amazing Apr 22, The base band must be wide to insure accuracy.

Elmer Keith designed his famous Keith lead bullet for the 44 inand to sixgunx day, it is still one of the best bullet designs ever produced. His life was not easy and his wife had to sixguns by elmer keith tough as she had to spend many months alone in the backcountry with the young kids as Keith was off guiding hunters. Keith had earlier determined that the thinner chamber walls of the.

Excellent book on a more obscure, limited audience topic. As a young boy Sixguns by elmer keith was in a terrible fire that left him scarred and crippled and diagnosed by the doctor as doomed to die an early life. I’m guessing the newer date on the sixguns reflects the visit to Keith, while the older date is the original completion date.

Sixguns Keith

keitn Both sixguns have been converted from. These five single actions were obvious favorites and were probably used heavily for about thirty years, that is, until the advent of the. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He himself said that he buckled on his single action sixgun every day as natural as one pulled on one’s pants.

Must read for all target shooters, hunters or any serious student of American history. He admitted later searching for the man that started the hotel fire that crippled him as a child. Model 2 Model 3 Safety Hammerless.

Sixguns by elmer keith Keith was an Idaho rancher, firearms enthusiast, big game hunter and firearms writer. They are informative sixguns by elmer keith entertaining too.

I’d like to read this sixguns by elmer keith on Kindle Don’t sixguns by elmer keith a Kindle? Keith took the time to write it down. He never made it past the eighth grade but he was smart enough to marry a school marm and he and his beloved Lorraine spent much of their life on the Salmon River in Idaho far from town living on a ranch with no conveniences of any kind.

It is in very good shape overall with light shelf wear to cover. Croft showed up at Keith’s ranch with four Featherweight. These four sixguns were numbered 1,2,3, and 4; more on these shortly.