My favorite single action, my favorite sixgun in fact, is a. Each gun is made of stainless steel, cylinders and barrels are line- bored, that is, the cylinder is locked in the frame and chambered while it is in what will ultimately be the firing position. My max loads for the. The Silhouette has a more economical matte finish for less glare. Most guns, you grab the hammer, pull the trigger to release the hammer and then get your finger off the trigger as you lower the hammer. The Field Grade Rimfire has a limited one year warranty to the original owner. The size of the Mid-Frame Model 97.
In 1997 we were presented with the first Model 97 in a six-shot. Unlike the Model 83 which has a safety that must be engaged by placing the hammer in the safety notch, the Model 97 has an automatic safety that places a bar of steel between the hammer and the firing pin when it is lowered. Velocity is the average of 20 rounds measured 10 feet from the guns muzzle. My first five-shot group was a bit high and right, but it measured an impressive 1. I'm not familiar with the Casull, but it sounds like a single action. All Silhouette models include silhouette competition rear sight, adjustable front sight, front sight hood and trigger over travel screw standard. The first few shots from the Model 97 felt great.
Although my revolver is chambered in. Just what we have come to expect from Freedom Arms. As with all Freedom Arms revolvers, the Model 97 is all steel, stainless steel. It is very hard to train myself to do it differently with this gun than all other guns. The Field Grade comes standard with Rosewood grips. I am a slow typist to be sure, however, it takes less time to do all of this then for me to type it. This manual should always accompany the firearm, even upon sale, transfer, loan or otherwise.
Both are excellent examples of the leathermakers art and fill the bill quite nicely. A small sixgun as big bores go, the cylinder diameter is smaller than a Colt Single Action Army by. Freedom Arms has another winner in the Model 97 five-shot. On half-cock it rolls free and is the reason you must manually rotate. Personally, I never put my trust in a sixgun with a safety that must be engaged but rather always carry such a sixgun with an empty chamber under the hammer. The first guns offered, of what came to be known as the Mid-Frame, were true sixguns with six- shot cylinders in. Premier Grade grips are laminated hardwood with resin bonding.
Always start with reduced loads first and make sure they are safe in each of your guns before proceeding to the high test loads listed. For 125 years the Colt Single Action Army in. Premier Grades have a limited lifetime warranty to the original owner. Out of habit, and even though it is equipped with a transfer bar safety that engages automatically, I usually carry the Ruger New Model with an empty under the hammer also. All Freedom Arms revolvers are made to the tightest tolerances, and this one is no exception. During his career he worked in both State Emergency Management and Corrections. To my sixgunning experience this says the Freedom Arms Model 97.
Premier Grade grips are laminated hardwood with resin bonding. The Freedom Arms Model 97 is right at home with this type of load, namely a 255 grain bullet at 800 to 1,000 fps. The Model 97 liked it well enough, producing a five-group average of 2. The Model 97 has an automatic transfer-bar safety that puts a solid bar of steel between the hammer and the firing pin when the hammer is lowered. The rear sight assembly and scope mount capability of the Model 97, as the Model 83, are both very reliable as the sights fit in, not on the top of the frame. It is replaceable, which allows a great detail of adjustment to compensate for the wide variety of.
For your own safety and the safety of others study this. Instead, the ledge at the front edge of the cylinder catches the mouth of the rimless. The Field Grades come standard with Rosewood grips and the Black Micarta and Impregnated Hardwood grips are available as options. From the bags, I started with a pet accuracy load featuring a 240-grain Sierra bullet over 8. This Model 97 was no exception. Its smooth action and crisp, 3-pound, 1-ounce trigger pull are further testament to the many hours spent making what many shooters consider to be the Rolls Royce of revolvers. Size wise I compared the Freedom Arms Model 97.
Again, all test results using the. Recoil with the mild load was negligible, the trigger was very nice, and the serrated black front sight stood out well against the orange sticker and white backer. With its light weight, the Model 97 does exhibit some recoil with 255 grain bullets at 1,000+ fps, and although it is not an ancestor jarring nor even unpleasant recoil, it is one that takes its toll when hundreds of rounds are fired in one session. If the gun doesn't shoot with 18. None of my 300 grain loads will fit the short cylinder, 93% as long as the Ruger, of the Model 97. Still, given its high degree of fit and finish, I expected the Model 97 to shoot well when I swapped the.
If you pull the hammer all the way back on a single the cylinder is locked. This will guarantee that the firing pin is resting on the primer after the hammer is down - until the trigger is finally released. Subsequent groups with that load and another load with the same bullet over 7. Dare we even hope for a. Premier Grades have a limited lifetime warranty to the original owner.