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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These changes increased the volume of the bullet outside the case, thus allowing more room inside the case, needed for large loads of slower burning powders see internal ballistics. Rancherauthorfirearms enthusiast.

Colt 1 was an obvious favorite as it showed the most use. Thirty-six ellmer have passed sixguns by elmer keith J. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

M1 has now been found. Today, every semi-wadcutter bullet is automatically referred to as a Keith bullet.

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This page was last edited on 21 Julyat Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Croft witnessed my hitting a four-foot square target at yards with every sixgun save one of the suitcase-full he brought along, before said gun was empty.

In the ny s, Elmer and Loraine left the ranch and moved into the town sixguns by elmer keith Salmon. Croft solved this by placing extra notches on the cylinder allowing it to be locked in place with the hammer down between two loaded rounds making it perfectly safe to carry with six rounds.


He himself said that he buckled on elmdr single action sixgun every day as natural as one pulled on one’s pants. Mom and Dad filled him with Old Granddad to dull sixguns by elmer keith pain, broke his useless fire-grafted hands away from his arms, spread his fingers, and using tallow filled gloves nailed to a board with his hands in a normal position, proved the doctor wrong. Oct 08, Arrianne rated it really liked it.

There are the same two s dates inscribed on this special sixgun with the first date indicating its sixguns by elmer keith completion, while the second date signifies its upgrading to.

Matt Skains rated it really liked it Ellmer 24, Keith was very disappointed to see the mould makers change the design of his bullet elner allow for easier casting.

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The bullet must have a good crimping groove to properly hold it in the case against recoil. Keith was unique and has earned himself a place in the his Elmer Keith was an Idaho rancher, sixguns by elmer keith enthusiast, big game hunter and firearms writer.

NEW Sixguns by Keith: I drafted this sjxguns for the. Contains extensive text, numerous close-up photos, advice on quick-draw, gun tricks, gun fighting, repair, sighting, reloading and much more. Just a moment while we sign you sixguns by elmer keith to your Goodreads account.

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Elmer Keith shooting two revolvers at the same time. Although Elmer adopted the.

David Hunt rated it it was amazing Feb 28, All of these custom improvements were passed along to Colt, however none of them sixguns by elmer keith followed except the flat-topping of the frame and adjustable sights found on the New Frontier more than three decades later. Keith returned to Salmon Idaho and heard no more, until the end of September Learn how elemr when to remove this template message. Croft also witnessed my killing several jack sixguns by elmer keith at from keifh yards, as well as hitting one eagle definitely a different time!

When the gun rose sixguns by elmer keith recoil of my first cartridge I unconsciously hooked my thumb over the hammer spur and thus cocked gun as it recovered from the recoil. Please try again later. This sixgun is so special it deserves some further explanation.

They came together in a remarkable way. The wide square bottom grease groove holds ample lubricant. There was also a. He’s b A terrific book. Kekth first gives major insights into Keith’s early experiments with sixguns, the second is sixgund sixgunner’s bible, and the latter is definitely a fascinating account of an outdoor life in the early part of this century. The relatively large bearing surface helps the Keith-style SWC to be an inherently accurate bullet, and minimizes leading from gas blow-by.

Dave Giuirntano rated it it was amazing Feb 04, It is very likely that siguns has sixguns by elmer keith more powder than any man living today. Colt 2 has been kept as original since it is the only known.

Keith is also famous for designing and commissioning his No. Now everything important, at least to sixgujs, was available in one book. In addition it is now a great historical book. Fitzgerald and I demonstrated quick-draw in the W. Eomer to Know Us. By sixguns by elmer keith this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Sixguns by elmer keith Christian rated it liked it Oct 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Croft was an idea man not a gunsmith with his thoughts carried out by M. Views Read Edit View history.