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Old 07-17-2020, 20:52   #1
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Samuel Colt's 206th Birthday

It's hard to imagine one person will ever have the same impact on technology as Samuel Colt, let alone firearms. (Maybe the guy who invents a practical laser gun will count, but there's no way it won't actually be a team of white coats working in a bunker somewhere that comes up with that.)

Our own Molly Carter wrote a bio about Colt, inventor of the great equalizer – Sam Colt: The Forgotten History of America's Legendary Firearms Inventor and Manufacturer.

Or check out our podcast about Sam Colt if you're need your eyes for something else!
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Sam did good, no doubt about it, but I'm partial to many of the works of John Moses Browning myself, but I've always lusted after a nice SAA 45LC.
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Sam did good, no doubt about it, but I'm partial to many of the works of John Moses Browning myself, but I've always lusted after a nice SAA 45LC.
P-Man...my Brother.......Get a Taylors & Co. El Patron Competition model by Uberti in .45 LC.......you won't be sorry, they come factory trued & tuned, & with the Wolff spring kit already installed.
I have a matched set of 5.5" stainless in .45 & .357.....both will likely be buried with me.
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