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  • F.A.P. 1858 Starr

F.A.P. 1858 Starr


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Black powder/muzzleloader type:


Revolver type:

Double Action

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About Product

Action:    DA or DA/SA
Made in:    Italy 
Caliber:    44 
Barrel length:    11.66" 
Barrel finish:    Blued 
Barrel type:    Round 
Casing material:    Stainless Steel 
Casing finish:    Blued 
Generally speaking length:    6" 
Sights:    Brass Bead 
Magazine capacity:    6 
Grip:    Walnut 
Weight:    44.1 oz. 
Generally speaking length:    6" 

The Starr gun was a progressive plan well comparatively radical. Named after its creator, Ebanezer Townsend Starr, the Starr percussion pistol included an extraordinary trigger which, dissimilar to the twofold activity guns planned a lot later, just served to turn the chamber and cockerel the mallet. Whenever this was cultivated, the trigger squeezed a subsequent actuator situated at the back of the trigger watchman - along these lines positioning and shooting the pistol with a solitary draw of the trigger. The Starr twofold activity (or 'self-positioning') pistol additionally highlighted a then novel pivoted outline which allowed the chamber to be changed, made fitting percussion covers simpler, and furthermore encouraged cleaning. In spite of the fact that the Starr pistols were second just to the Remington New Model and Colt percussion guns in all out number bought by the U.S. military, its high creation cost constrained its creator to deliver a streamlined single activity model in 1863 and prompted the Binghampton, NY-based company's conclusion not long after the finish of the U.S. Common War and the subsequent drop sought after for military sidearms.

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