What guns did Doc Holliday use at the OK Corral?
Doc’s weapon of choice was a . 38 caliber, nickel-plated, pearl-handled, double-action (self-cocker) 1877 Colt Lightning. He also carried a knife, some say a bowie.
Are pump-action rifles accurate?
From the right company, such as Remington, pump action rifles are very accurate, and with a scope can be even more so. Pumps are known to be reliable, rarely to never jamming, and when they do, it’s usually traced to the cartridge.
Can rifles be pump-action?
A pump-action rifle is a rifle where the forend can be moved forward and backward in order to eject a spent round of ammunition and to chamber a new one. Most pump-actions do however have a firing mechanism using a hammer, which leads to a longer lock time than the hammer-less mechanisms found on most bolt rifles.
What kind of rifle is a Colt Lightning?
This is a Colt Lightning Rifle, .22 caliber, short or long , single shot, pump action made in 1904. This model was produced from 1897 to 1904. It has a 24′ octogon barrel and a walnut stock. The action is strong and the bore looks fine. With about 90%+ of the blue finish remaining , by NRA standards this rifle would rate FINE +.
Are there any holes in the Colt Lightning sight?
The sight retains all of the original early deep, glossy Lyman blue, with no thinning whatsoever, only very slight sharp edge wear. The screw holes are truly untouched. Very slight nicks on the edge of the hinge nut. Possible this sight has never been mounted on a rifle.
Is there a code on the base of a Colt Lightning?
No code marking underneath the base, and typical early Lyman patent markings on the stem. These sights are unusual to encounter at all, and in this exceptional condition, it will be a long time before another one surfaces for sale.
How big is the Colt Lightning buttplate?
THIS ITEM IN NO WAY. SHAPE, OR FORM VIOLATES ANY OF EBAY’S POLICIES. This is a new reproduction buttplate for the Colt Lightning Medium Frame. Some had different size plates- please see dimensions. It measures 4 5/8″ x 1 7/16″ with 3″ screw hole spacings on center.