Colt New Service revolver explained (ebook)

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    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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