Shooting Colts 1862 Police

In this video we examine Colt’s 1862 Police revolvers. The 5-shot .36 caliber cap and ball revolver evolved out of the Colt 1849 Pocket model in .31 caliber, similar to the development of the 1860 Army revolver from the 1851 Navy. We’ll shoot the 1862 police and discuss loading and capping issues.

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