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cung 01-30-2009 03:13 PM

Colt New Service revolver explained (ebook)
 

To whom it may concern, a new downloadable publication on the Colt New Service revolvers was released recently :
Colt New Service Revolver explained - Downloadable Ebook - H&L Publishing


Many other ebooks on various firearms are also available here : Firearms e-book list

Content of the ebook :

Dismounting of the Colt New Service revolver (I)
- Removing the cylinder/crane assembly
- Access to the trigger mechanism
- Diagram of the parts

Dismounting of the Colt New Service revolver (II)
- Dismounting the main spring
- Dismounting the rebound lever

Dismounting of the Colt New Service revolver (III)
- Dismounting the trigger mechanism
- Dismounting the safety mechanism
- Makeshift coil spring for the cylinder bolt

Dismounting of the Colt New Service revolver (IV)
- Dismounting the hammer assembly
- Dismounting the cylinder/crane assembly
- Brownells Ratchet/Ejector Rod Wrench
- Brownells crane bushing tool

Functioning of the Colt New Service revolver (I)
- Loading and unloading
- Sideplate with latch
- Crane retainer

Functioning of the Colt New Service revolver (II)
- Shooting in single-action mode
- Rebound lever functioning
- Pawl's action on the ratchet
- Shooting in double action mode

The safeties of the Colt New Service revolver (I)
- The rebounding hammer
- The cylinder locking

The safeties of the Colt New Service revolver (II)
- The hammer safety or "Colt Positive Safety"
- The cylinder closing safety

The early Colt double-action revolvers
- Self-cocking revolvers in European countries
- William Mason's patent for the Colt 1878 DA revolver
- Model 1877 "Lightning" & "Thunderer"
- Model 1877 mechanical features
- Model 1878 DA Army & Frontier
- Colt "ALASKAN" U.S. Model 1902 DA revolver

Early development of the Colt swing-out DA revolvers
- William Mason's US patents 249,649 & 250,375
- Carl Ehbets' US patent 303,135
- Horace Lord's US patent 303,172
- Carl Ehbets' US patent 303,827
- Carl Ehbets' US patent 392,503

Colt "New Army & Navy" DA revolvers
- Colt Model 1889 in caliber .38
- Internal view of the Model 1892
- F.B. Felton's US patent 535,097
- Internal view of the Model 1894
- Model 1896 "New Army"
- Model 1903 "New Army"
- Colt Model 1905 Marine Corps revolver

Colt "New Service" DA revolvers
- Colt "New Pocket"
- Colt "New Service" early model
- Colt "New Service" Model 1909
- Colt "New Service" 1917
- Colt "New Service" for the British Army



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