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Mike Nesbitt

In Black Powder Cartridge News No. 100, I was able to tell you about the Uberti “Cattleman Target” version of the old Colt Single Action Army “Flat Top” or target model revolver. This gun is still available from Dixie Gun Works and frankly, it is what I will call one of the top offerings of the many “Colt clones.” In my review, and I’ll quote myself, I said, “If all of my wishes had come true, this new gun would be offered in .44 Smith & Wesson Russian/Special too.”

One of our readers who followed up on the review of that revolver was Gary Ladd, of Cat’s Shooting Sticks. We corresponded while Gary decided on purchasing a .45 Colt or a .44/40, but what Gary really wanted was one of those revolvers in .44 Special. He settled for getting one in .44/40 but then he thought about getting a spare .44 Special cylinder to go with it. He did that, and the idea sounded so good to me that I ordered a second cylinder for myself.

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