How good are Pietta revolvers?

How good are Pietta revolvers?

Good enough. At the price, they are the best. The brass frames should be used with lighter loads, according to everything I have read, but mine has been good for nearly a decade of light shooting a few times a year. With my brass pietta I use a 45acp case filled to the brim and it hit the steel gongs well.

Where are Pietta revolvers made?

Gussago, Italy
Based in Gussago, Italy, Pietta has been a family-owned and operated company for more than 50 years. They are now revered for producing the finest in western replica pistols, shotguns and single-action rifles, a variety of blackpowder firearms, and now modern-day firearms.

Does Colt still make black powder revolvers?

The Colt Walker, sometimes known as the Walker Colt, is a single-action revolver with a revolving cylinder holding six charges of black powder behind six bullets (typically . 44 caliber lead balls)….

Colt Walker
Length 15.5 in (390 mm)
Caliber .44 ball, revolver .454 in (11.5 mm), dia.
Action Single-action

Who makes Pietta revolvers?

Brands – Pietta. Pietta is an italian firearms manufacturing company based in Gussago.

Is Uberti and Cimarron the same?

Cimarron is just a distributor. Uberti is the manufacturer and sells to many distributors. As long as the gun is made by Uberti and is the model you want, it doesn’t matter what distributor name is stamped on it.

Does Uberti make good guns?

Uberti makes a good gun, but they do take certain production shortcuts such as I have outlined. If they did not, the guns would cost more. Whether or not these things matter is up to you. Yes, Rugers also make very good guns, but they are completely redesigned on the inside and do not have a similar lockwork.

Is there a Pietta Model 1860 black powder revolver?

This product is currently not available online. This fully functional replica, the Pietta Model 1860 Army .44-Caliber Black Powder Revolver, is fashioned after 1 of the most popular cap-and-ball, single-action revolvers ever made.

What was the caliber of the 1851 Navy?

The 1851 Navy, produced from 1851-1872 was the most famous of the cap-and-ball era. The .44 caliber, 6-shot 1851 Navy Sheriff revolver features a steel backstrap and trigger guard. The barrel is 5″. Click on the image to enlarge. Made by Pietta.

Are there any Pietta 44 caliber cap guards left?

Only 1 left! PIETTA BLACK POWDER 44 CALIBER CYLINDER FOR 1851 REB NAVY. Only 1 left! 100 Cap Guards – For #10 & 11 Perc.

How big is the barrel on a Pietta Colt?

The Pietta version of the Colt that we have here is a standard military model with an 8-inch barrel and rebated cylinder. The fore part of the cylinder is rolled with the same scene as that found on the 1851 model, a representation of the fight between the Texas Navy and the Mexican fleet which occurred on 16th May 1843.