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duelist1954 03-11-2013 12:33 PM

Century Arms SAA clone
Century International Arms has gotten into the cowboy guns market with their new 1873 Single Action Revolver. This gun is built in Italy by Pietta. I got one for an article that will be in the Summer issue of Guns of the Old West. I thought it would be fun to do a black powder cartridge video with it.

Bob Wright 03-11-2013 02:40 PM

I always enjoy your videos on these "older" guns. Thanks for sharing.

Bob Wright

cuate 03-11-2013 03:49 PM

Pietta makes good shootin' irons ! Last year I ordered a Pietta made 1858 Army, .44 cap & ball pistol, ordered a .45Colt caliber cylinder with loading gate for it, and dremeled out a channel for loading and removing fired .45Colt Brass. I ended up spending a pile of money but the pistol is accurate, and has a super sweet trigger for a single action. I also have a couple of Ruger .45 single actions and it performs just as well, just a much longer barrel.

Charley 06-24-2013 03:07 PM

No information
I've been searching high and low for info on these but all I can find is a YouTube video and 1 review in American Rifleman. No info even on the Century website.

Anyone seen one for sale anywhere????

towboater 06-24-2013 03:24 PM

NIce video. I'll be on the lookout for one. I hope they are not too pricy.

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