Sixguns by Keith: The Standard Reference Work by Elmer Keith (English) Sixguns: Edition by Elmer Keith (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping!. SIX GUNS has 58 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. He was Elmer Keith and there will never be another like him when it comes to one man’s influence on firearms in general; and single action sixguns, the

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There was also a. I am ssixguns through with heavy smokeless loads in the. Charlie Weakland rated it it was amazing Mar 07, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Keith’s first major contribution, the. Inside you’ll find Guides for revolver repairs as well as general care and cleaning and much more. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Keith was also responsible for a number of bullet designs still popular today, and collectively called “Keith style” bullets. This was also the sixgun for which Keith designed the bullet, which was unveiled in this same article. Sedgley did all the radical framework and Houchins the sights, stocks, and action work. His favorite load was a grain hard cast bullet of his design over a heavy dose of 80 powder which was soon replaced by the then new On the reverse side of the coin, Keith also had a special effect on Croft.


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Previous owner’s name to front paste-down endpaper. The title for the article comes from the fact that this revolver was designed as the epitome of the single action sixgun. Keith was unique keigh has earned himself a place in the history of American firearms and hunting.

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These bullets were based on the semiwadcutter SWC design, but using a wider than normal front surface, and convex sides. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. This is definitely a one-of-a-kind book! More than 10 years later Keith had still not come upon what would become his beloved.

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He was incredibly skilled with handguns. The one exception was a 2″ barreled. It is a unique book.

His writing career began quite by accident, that is, if you believe in accidents. Among the many handgun and rifle loads that he helped to develop the two most famous would have to the 44 magnum and 41 magnum. This book is required reading for target shooters, hunters, sportsmen, and anyone who loves a good handgun. Keith was born in Missouri in Keith died in however it is a rare sixgunner who cannot identify the Keith Load when it comes to both the.

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The caliber of these sixguns Keith books meets the needs of gift shoppers and bookworms. As the decades became a part of the past, Elmer Keith was recognized as a great shot on the range and in the field, and the leading pistol and revolver authority in the land.


Remember we said Keith also had a special effect on Croft. Read more Read less. To be a true Keith bullet a semi-wadcutter must have a long flat nose and have three equal sized bands of full caliber, one at the base, one between the lube groove and crimping groove, and one ahead of the crimping groove. Colt 2 has been kept as original since it is the only known. Croft showed up at Keith’s ranch with four Featherweight. He had plenty of opportunities to use his sixgun on game during his life.

Keith’s trademarks were his cigars, his Stetsonand his kelth opinions. This highly customized Colt featured adjustable sights with interchangeable front blades, special base pin and base pin catch, flat-topped frame, fully engraved and fitted with ivory stocks, and the No.

He himself said that he buckled on his single action sixgun every day as natural as one pulled on one’s pants. See all 11 reviews. Dennis Gibson rated it really liked it Oct elmrr,