SIX GUNS has 58 ratings and 3 reviews. Checkman said: A terrific book. It is still very informative (despite the fact that it is fifty-six years old) and. Sixguns by Keith: The Standard Reference Work by Elmer Keith (English) Sixguns: Edition by Elmer Keith (English) Paperback Book Free Shipping!. He was Elmer Keith and there will never be another like him when it comes to one man’s influence on firearms in general; and single action sixguns, the

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What’s more, sixguns Keith books can be snatched up from eBay top-rated sellers, so go ahead and shop without worries. He’s been dead now for twenty-seven years so his books have become primary keitth material. Get to Know Us. Ron rated it really liked it May 24, Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use.

My ears were ringing otherwise I was all O. This is the man that is responsible for the creation of both the. Keith was a prolific writer, writing both books and magazine columns. A definitive guide to revolvers as well as cartridge information. Although Elmer adopted the. Please try again later. There must be a wide band of groove diameter in front of the crimping groove to snugly ride the throat of the cylinder and insure perfect lining up of the cartridge in the chamber.

These four sixguns were numbered 1,2,3, and 4; more on these shortly. If you are a ” gun crank ” in general or a ” revolver guy ” in particularthis book is an essential addition to your library. His interactions with Civil War veterans and western gunfighters gave Keith unique knowledge which he carried well into the 20th century.


Hard Cover – Good – No dust jacket if issued – Other than wear to edges and slight ripple to text book is clean and tight – Illustrated – pages. First Edition []; unstated. The Dragoon styled Super Blackhawk was Keith’s top choice for a.

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It is interesting to note that in one chapter of the book Keith expresses his hope that some day the. Sixguns The Standard Reference Work. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Since the ivory grips have a Colt medallion inset in them, I assume that they are original Colt manufactured stocks. The Standard Reference Work. Not only would Keith live four score and more years, he would gain complete use of his hands and become an expert shot with rifle, shotgun, and his beloved sixgun. The rifles that he inspected were cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box, on the buttstock.

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Anyone with an interest in firearms. The Keith firearm collection has been dispersed, having been sold individually at auction by James D.

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Inside you’ll find Guides for revolver repairs as well as general care and cleaning and much more. Sedgley did all the radical framework lemer Houchins the sights, stocks, and action work.


Keith was also responsible for a number of bullet designs still popular today, and collectively called “Keith style” bullets. Keith was not satisfied with stock factory sixguns and enlisted the help of some of the top gunsmiths and engravers in the country to customize his sixguns.


Sep 04, Clay Eshom rated it it was amazing. Keith, his family, dlmer shooting friends. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Hunters likewise stayed with the more commonly available. Keith asked for a powerful loading of the.

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Guns, Bullets, and Gunfights: Price Adjusted for All Flaws. Keith is pictured using this. As the decades became a keitg of the past, Elmer Keith was recognized as a great shot on the range and in the field, and the leading pistol and revolver authority in the land.

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He was incredibly skilled with handguns. There are two things, besides the wonderful custom work, very interesting about these revolvers. There is something else very noticeable about M1. Especially those who like older handguns. Keith was an early proponent of hunting with a handgun, and made some amazing shots on game using a sixgun; not as a stunt, but out of necessity. Also one cartridge and half of another case.