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Looking to purchase 45 Colt for plinking. Dont want to spend a fortune but yet should be quality revolver.
Looked at a Cimarron at local shop - I believe $649 was tag and thats it so far.
Any recommendation(s) would be appreciated.
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The Ruger New Vaquero is good. And of course the Blackhawk unless you want something more in line with the SAA

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Thanks will take a look at the Vaquero- certainly doesn’t need to in th SAA line up. Plinking steel at home and maybe try my hand at some small game around the property so not looking for anything too special.
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I got a New Vaquero on the basis of talking to Cowboy Action shooters, "They don't break.", but that was back when they were reasonably priced. Today I would take a hard look at a Great Western II, the one made by Pietta and a close clone of a real SAA. A simpler lockwork than the New Vaquero, no safety mechanisms. I kind of like that

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Thanks for the advices. If anyone has a lead on actual firearm I would appreciate that as well.
At this point I’d consider all - still studying up!


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As 5thShock mentioned, the GW II by Pietta is a damn good S/A as is a Uberti/Taylor's models. I have both in .45 Colt. Look at Tombstone Tactical for sinlge action revolvers. You'll find something there. These are very good Italian replicas for a decent price. Hope this helps.

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you should hear about all the Rugers we break in Fast Draw, once a friend had one he had shot thousands of wax bullets thru at a match had the hammer break in half

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Thanks All- still searching and learning but would like to grab something up soon.
Locally the choices are not the best but would prefer to handle revolver prior to purchase so being patient ish..

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Originally Posted by MaxBB
Thanks All- still searching and learning but would like to grab something up soon.
Locally the choices are not the best but would prefer to handle revolver prior to purchase so being patient ish..


I don't know how far you are from First Stop Guns in Rapid City but I bet they would have a nice Pietta or Uberti for a good price.

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Originally Posted by model70man
Originally Posted by MaxBB
Thanks All- still searching and learning but would like to grab something up soon.
Locally the choices are not the best but would prefer to handle revolver prior to purchase so being patient ish..


I don't know how far you are from First Stop Guns in Rapid City but I bet they would have a nice Pietta or Uberti for a good price.


Other side of the state but have been watching their web site!
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I've ordered a SAA in 38-40 from First Stop gun a few years back...came in the exact condition they said at a fair price.

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I buy alot from them but they dont have what I'm after today..

On the trail of Uberti Cattleman 2 so hopefully that works out..

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Is there an Alec Baldwin commemorative?

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. All i can say is that it goes from one [bleep] show to another in the commie fornia area/ hollywood.
From their BS politics to the drama of the lifestyles of the rich and shameless.
However I wish all the best to all the families affected by this latest incident..

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MaxBB, if you have large hands, take a look at Uberti Cattleman El Patron "Grizzly Paw" grips[Army grips]. Good looking revolver.

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Got the cattleman 2 late yesterday! Great shape ......
I try to post up some pics this weekend. Feels good and looks good so hoping it shoots the same!!

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I didn’t see this last reply. I sent you a pm, which you can ignore.


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I recently purchased a Ruger Vaquero, that should work.

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Got the cattleman 2 late yesterday! Great shape ......
I try to post up some pics this weekend. Feels good and looks good so hoping it shoots the same!!


You should be sure to take some screwdrivers that fit when you go shooting. The screws are not usually tight in the clones that I own. First time out shooting I lost a frame screw.

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Take yor pick, these have all served me well. The Bisley in particular with factory 250/255 gr loads.

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These are particulary fun with 200 grain loads:

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While I don't have a Cimarron in .45 Colt, I do have one in .44 Special. A great gun.

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Good looking sixguns there

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