Are revolvers good for self defense?

Are revolvers good for self defense?

Revolvers have been around for almost 200 years. They’re the first choice for many shooters and well-liked by many others even if they’re not the first choice. There’s no denying a revolver can be a useful weapon in a self-defense situation. We’re not here to argue a revolver over a semi-automatic pistol.

Is a 45 Long Colt more powerful than a 357 magnum?

357 Magnum rounds – on average – achieve a velocity of about 1290 feet per second (fps) while . 45 Colt (LC Long Colt) rounds travel at a velocity of 1050 fps. 357 Magnum bullets travel 1.5 times the speed of a 737 airplane at cruising speed, while . 45 Colt (LC Long Colt) bullets travel 1.2 times that same speed.

What does a 45 ACP revolver look like?

The most recent users of this .45 ACP revolver claim it makes them feel like an old western cowboy. This is appropriate given the revolver’s name. It’s styled just like the sidearms of old and features a stylish grip and distinctive silhouette that is sure to draw attention.

What kind of Revolver was the Remington 1875?

Many shooters from the Civil War era preferred the Remington 1858 to the Colt 1860 Army revolver (they each had advantages and disadvantages) and Remington retained these features when they made the Model 1875. It was basically an updated, centerfire cartridge version of the fine Model 1858.

What kind of caliber is Cimarron 1875 Outlaw?

Cimarron 1875 Outlaws are available with 5-1/2 or 7-1/2 inch barrels and in calibers .357 Magnum/.38 Special, .44-40 and .45 Colt. We chose .357 Magnum and a 7-1/2 inch barrel for our test gun. This is a six shot, traditional western style revolver with a web under the barrel that invokes the percussion 1858 Remington Army revolver.

How many rounds in a 1875 Army outlaw?

Like all fixed-firing-pin revolvers, the 1875 Army Outlaw should be carried with five rounds in the cylinder and the hammer resting on an empty sixth chamber. The low hammer spur makes cocking easy and the trigger pull broke crisply and consistently at 3.75 pounds on my Lyman digital gauge, without any creep.