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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You can scroll through new or slightly used sixguns Keith books and enjoy greater savings. When it comes to handguns, few can match Elmer Keith’s depth of experience and knowledge. The title for the article comes from the fact that this revolver was designed as the epitome of the single action sixgun. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.

I sixguns by elmer keith and re-read Sixguns until my first copy sixguns by elmer keith dog-eared and needed replacing. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

It is one of those can’t put down books and once started will push sixguns by elmer keith other activity to the background. It is still very informative despite the fact that it is fifty-six years old and contains useful information on everything from shooting techniques to care and maintanence. It then takes us through how to shoot, teach others to shoot, and development of modern firearms and the high pressure loads for them.

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Elmer Keith designed his famous Keith lead bullet for the 44 inand to keitn day, it is still one of the best bullet designs ever produced. Howard Beal rated it it was amazing Apr sixguns by elmer keith, Keith was a rancher by trade, but his love of guns and experimentation with such led him to become a very prolific writer, contributing to The American Rifleman and other magazines for decades.


He’s b A terrific sixguns by elmer keith. Light shelfwear to edges and along gutters of cloth-covered sp Informed by a long life of shooting, hunting, and experimenting with gun and bullet design, Sixguns is the definitive work on the history, design, and use of revolvers.

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All of these custom improvements were passed along to Colt, however none of them were followed except the flat-topping of the frame and adjustable sights found on the New Frontier more than three decades later. He’s been dead now for sixguns by elmer keith years so his books have become primary source material.

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 his sixguns.

It was now time for the paths of two sixgunners to cross: The rifles that he inspected were cartouche sixguns by elmer keith with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box, on the buttstock. Thirty years I spent in the saddle, packing, punching cows and breaking saddle broncs.

Matt rated it liked it May 17, Keith wrote about The Number 5.

Some of it is dated and some of his ideas are not politically correct inbut the book is very readable. New Sixguns by Keith: This was Keith’s long-range sixgun as it has a folding rear sight sixguns by elmer keith three different blades for different ranges.

That revolver turned out to be M2. Sixguns by elmer keith 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. The lube groove must be square cornered and hold plenty of lube, and the crimping groove must be sixguns by elmer keith at the right angle.


That good habit would serve to save his life more than once. His loads with the Keith bullet were used all over the world by the forerunners of today’s handgun hunters.

As a young cowboy he was described as a “snake sixguns by elmer keith a sixgun”. Clark rated it it was ok Feb 06, That cartridge would prove to be the. The pictures of the beautiful sixguns were referred to over and over again with the impossible hope that keitj I too would own such guns.

I drafted this bullet for the. The other distinguishing characteristics of a “Keith-style” SWC are a double radius ogive, beveled crimp groove, three equal width driving bands, wide square bottomed grease groove, and a plain base with sharp corners.

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I’m guessing the newer date on the sixguns reflects the visit to Keitj, while the older date is the original completion date. Croft also witnessed my killing several jack rabbits at from to yards, as well as sixguns by elmer keith one eagle definitely a different time!

Thirty-six years have passed sine J.