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Model No. 3 Schofield .45 LC, 7 in.

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Model No. 3 Schofield .45 LC, 7 in.


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Model No. 3 Schofield .45 LC, 7 in. Standard Blue, 2 Piece Walnut, Standard Blue, Model CA850


Schofield Patent Revolver - In the late 1860's the U.S. Army was shopping for a breech loading fixed cartridge revolver to replace the aging 1860 Colt Army percussion revolvers. They tested the Colt single action and the S&W Model No. 3 American. The test resulted in the adoption of the Colt single action Army Model of 1873 and passing on the less powerful and more delicate 1869 S&W Model No. 3 American. Because the superior loading/reloading capability of the S&W American was recognized by Army ordnance, in 1875 Major George W. Schofield identified and Patented improvements in the design of the S&W Model No. 3 American and the Schofield Patent Revolver (Model No. 3 Schofield) was born. The S&W Model No. 3 Schofield was greatly improved over the Model No. 3 American. The latch on the Schofield can be operated with one hand while on horseback and empty cases automatically ejected. Considered by many to be superior to the Colt single action when in the hand of mounted troops... The Schofield was definitely produced ahead of its time. The Army purchased some 9000 Schofields but due to a lack of promotion by the maker, one of America's greatest firearms ceased production. The Cimarron Schofield is the most authentic replica Schofield available today.
Caliber .45 LC
Barrel Length 7 in.
Style S & W Replicas
Frame Standard Blue
Finish Standard Blue
Grip 2 Piece Walnut
Overall Length No
Weight 2.65 Lbs.

Customer Reviews

Great Revolver Review by Ozark Knife Maker
You can't ask for a better Gun. I traded for mine in a Gunshop here in Arkansas. I left happy and they were happy, so we had a good trade. The fit and finish on this gun is outstanding. Function is great. Keep it up Cimarron!!! (Posted on 7/27/13)
Well Worth the Wait Review by AllenK
Mine just arrived after waiting 4 months for it to be built, and I am not disappointed! I haven't had the chance to fire it yet, but I am very impressed with its overall quality. It feels as solid and operates as smoothly as my Model 586 S&W revolver, and has better balance. Plus the top break ejection is just plain cool :) (Posted on 5/6/13)
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