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  • Shooting Times Magazine

    Colt's First Double: The Colt Model 1877

    Shooting Times Magazine - 12/13/11

    It was made in three calibers: .32 Colt (dubbed the “Rainmaker”), .38 Colt (“Lightning”), and .41 Colt (the “Thunderer”). Very few .32 Colts were made, and they're quite scarce today. Colt offered a variety of barrel lengths, ranging from 2 to 6 inches


    The Evolving Weapons of Legendary Lawmen - 04/25/12

    The Lightning was Colt's double action revolver manufactured from January 1877 until 1909. Offered in three calibers, resulting in three unofficial names: the Lightning, Thunderer and Rainmaker (don't laugh… they were unofficial) in .38 Colt, .41 Colt

  • NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    Auctioning up Bonnie and Clyde's Guns

    NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - 07/13/12

    Once saw Billy The Kid's Colt Thunderer over at Lionseek being sold.Should have made a move it on. These pieces will definitely be the target of someone's collection. P.S. - All gun lovers that haven't heard of Lionseek - you can thank me later

  • io9

    Felix Gilman's Wild West is the cure for your genre blahs

    io9 - 11/09/10

    The Colt revolver and the train, two hallmarks of the genre, have become more than props—they're animate creatures, each with their own agenda that takes no account of humans. Any one of these genre strains would have made a half-decent novel. But the 


    Mershon and Hollingsworth Self-Cocking Revolver - 04/25/13

    Instead, Colt pushed on with the Peacemaker and further refined the double action/single action in guns like the Colt Lightning and Thunderer. And so the became little more than a historical footnote. It


Colt M1877 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Colt M1877 was a double action revolver manufactured by Colt's Patent Fire Arms from January 1877 to 1909 for a total of 166,849 revolvers. The Model 1877 was ...

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Colt Thunderer - Guns and Knives Show Colt's First Double: The Colt Model 1877 Shooting Times Magazine - 12/13/11. It was made in three calibers: .32 Colt (dubbed the “Rainmaker”), .38 Colt ...