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Old 03-01-2013, 12:21 PM   #461
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Nope - KEEP TRYING.
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1873- commonly, the Colt Single Action Army. But in 1874, Army also ordered S&W Schoefield revolvers, using the slightly shorter .45 cartridge.

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1873- commonly, the Colt Single Action Army. But in 1874, Army also ordered S&W Schoefield revolvers, using the slightly shorter .45 cartridge.
Almost got it - The US Army adopted the .44 S&W American caliber Smith & Wesson Model 3 revolver in 1870.
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I just had a dumb moment didn't I...they weren't able to be converted to fire cartridges until much later right?
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Who developed the AR7, and for what purpose?

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Eugene Stoner. Supposed to be used as a light survival rifle.

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Eugene Stoner. Supposed to be used as a light survival rifle.
I think it was supposed to be a breakdown rifle that fitted(barrel) inside the stock and I think it was originally designed for downed pilots and it came in.22 rimfire originally,regards
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I just had a dumb moment didn't I...they weren't able to be converted to fire cartridges until much later right?
Remington's first cartridge revolver was the Model 1875, basically a Model 1858 Army with a bored thru cylinder.
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A fine heavy framed .44 cal. Frontier revolver. Be careful it may not be what you think?

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I think it was supposed to be a breakdown rifle that fitted(barrel) inside the stock and I think it was originally designed for downed pilots and it came in.22 rimfire originally,regards
Correct. And it fulfilled that role well.
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