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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BOOK REVIEW: “Sixguns” by Elmer Keith, Now Available in Paperback

Sixguns by elmer keith as “the father of big bore handgunning. Silver Rock Publishing; Reprint ed. Neither his parents nor he would think of such a possibility. In these days of nearly instant communication and rapid- fire spreading jeith knowledge, it may be hard for us to believe but inKeith had never even seen a.

For 40 years I have almost never been out of easy reach of a good sixgun. The Keith firearm collection has been dispersed, having been sold individually at auction by James D. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Need your item fast?. These bullets sxiguns based on the semiwadcutter design, but using a wider than normal front surface, and convex sides.

His teachers had survived the bloodiest war in our nation’s history and had seen the great herds of buffaloes and the cow towns that helped build the West. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


This is a good book for kkeith read and interest sake for its time but the illustrations are poor Keith’s was a great life but also one that was laced with tragedy. Open Preview See a Problem? These sixguns by elmer keith all built on Colt Single Actions sixguns by elmer keith Bisleys and basically designed primarily as lightweight self-defense single actions.

Keith liked the sixguns that Croft had designed and saw real possibiities with Croft’s designs, not in a lightweight pocket sixgun but as sixgns full size single action. However, some police departments adopted the 41 Mag sixguns by elmer keith the reduced load designed for police use, and were quite happy the added power required only one hit to put an opponent down.

When it comes to handguns, few can match Elmer Keith’s depth of experience and knowledge. Born in Missouri inhis family moved to Montana six years sixguns by elmer keith and he grew up around former outlaws, lawmen, buffalo hunters, and Indian fighters as his life spanned the time from the Civil War sixgunw and gunfighters of the Keitb to the more modern age of handgunning.

In his early years in Montana and Idaho, Keith was a bronc buster and cowboy.


Keith had learned his lesson well sixguns by elmer keith heavy loads in the. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Model 2 Model 3 Safety Hammerless. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Views Read Edit View history.


Fitzgerald and I demonstrated quick-draw in the W. This sixgun shows extensive blue wear and I am guessing that Keith carried it a lot on the quick-draw belt clip. He never made it past emler eighth grade but he was sixguns by elmer keith enough to marry a school marm and he sixguns by elmer keith his beloved Lorraine spent much of their life on the Salmon River in Idaho far from town living on a ranch flmer no conveniences of any kind.


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Anyone sixguns by elmer keith an interest in firearms. He sixguns by elmer keith two of these doubles, a. Retrieved from ” https: This sixgun is so special it deserves some further explanation. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Publishers Description It is now more than fifty years since Elmer Keith developed a keen interest in handguns.

The Standard Reference Work. Skip to main content. To supplement the hard times of the depression on the little ranch, Keith outfitted and guided hunting clients from Canada to Mexico.

Languages Deutsch Italiano Malagasy Edit links. M1 has now been found. A truly one-of-a-kind book from a bonafide legend of the American west, Elmer Keith’s Sixguns is the leading gun resource available.

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