Uberti El Patron SAA revolver

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  1. rufrdr

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    Yesterday was my birthday so I bought myself a present today. Picked up an Uberti El Patron Cowboy Mounted Shooting SAA. It is a beautiful piece and incredibly smooth.

    The 4" barrel tempts me to make it a carry piece if I ever get my CCP. Might be a bit bulky, and tactical reloads will be out of the question.

    Anyway, compared to the usual Uberti product which aren't bad at all, this piece is amazingly smooth and the lowered hammer makes cocking easy.

    I'll never do a Cowboy Mounted Shooting match (I don't trust horses - no brakes or steering wheel) but the appeal of having a revolver that says I am the Patron was irresistable. At my last job the guys working for me called me Jeffe but Patron is a promotion.

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    Congratulations on your promotion. As you know I have a Smoke Wagon (same gun I think) with which I am well pleased.
     
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    Wow I like you idea of birthday gifts. Mine is in July by the way.
     
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  4. Cocked & Locked

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    Nice looking! I’d like to have one of those. Short barreled SA revolvers are making me want one again. o_O
     
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    I'll give you a special birthday deal on the 760 I have for sale on the Trade blanket!
     
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    Thanks but I am a bolt gun guy and my caliber is 270. On top of that I don't hunt anymore.
     
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    Congratulations rufrdr! This is a great month for birthdays. My own present for, who else, me, was a Cimmaron Firearms Co./Uberti Doc Holiday. Basically it is a 3.5" barreled birdshead revolver in nickle plate. I used to collect Colt SSA's but had to give up due to the high prices but I sort of missed those four little clicks. I have to say that this thing has a slick, beautifully timed action and actually shoots to point of aim at 20 yds. After about 10 or so years of thinking about it I'm glad I jumped in and finally got one. Thanks for sharing. Henry
     
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    Thanks Henry. I took it to the range today. for the first 12 rounds I had two instances where the cylinder didn't quite rotate enough to allow the full cock to engage for the hammer. After that point, I had no more problems. It is a great revolver, accurate and easy to shoot. It is a really light trigger pull, took me by surprise a couple of times until I got used to it. Yours sounds sweet!
     
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    Carry two.
     
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    ..... and tactical reloads will be out of the question.



    Says who????


     
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    Pictures or it didn't happen. :cool:
     
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    MacEntyre Shoot on Sight! Charter Member Vendor

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    Like this Cimmaron Lightning? Very similar, but it ain't nickle an' it's 32 caliber. I used $1 gold medallions to replace the stock ones when they fell out.

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    Nice!

    I used to have a Beretta/Uberti .45 that looked like that. Wish I still had it. o_O

    I think you have one MacEntyre?
     
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    Had one long ago... sold it to a feller who collects Uberti SAA clones of all types. Wishin' I still had it...
     
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    Wish I had mine back also. I THINK I got the one I had from edwardyoung. Then later I traded it to him for an old Colt Commander the two of us traded back-and-forth several times. Edward eventually traded the Beretta single action to some guy. I still have the old Commander.
     
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    I bought this Uberti/Cimarron .45 several years ago with the intention of having the barrel cut to three inches and going with no ejector rod.

    Couldn't bring myself to do it. Ejector rod & shroud are off and in the case. That's as far as I got. o_O

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    Here's my Cimarron Thunderer, 3.5inch barrel in 45.
    Got it from Bud's.
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    Nice :cool:
     
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    Yah, Thunderer, tha's what I had!
     
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    Sorry Cocked&Locked, no pictures! The problem is that I'd have to take them and then explain why I'm taking them. I'm pleading the 5th on this one! If you want one go to Cimarron Firearms and check out the "Hollywood" guns. Cheers, Henry
     
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    No problem. That’s why I like S&W and Colt double action revolvers.

    My wife says, “they all look the same” :D
     
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    For those of you who do not know how to handle your wives when you got a new gun and she see it for the first time. Repeat after me :"What that old thing? I have had it forever".
     
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    I confess I had to look at the box to be certain, lol.

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    I have a 2 inch Ruger and a Colt Lightning that McEntyre fondled when he was here. KnotRite and Button handled the Ruger yesterday.
     
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    I did Cowboy Mounted Shooting. It really just wasn't my thing after paying for the horses training, and traveling with two horses, paying for stalls and big entry fees was expensive to say the least. I still have my matched pair of Ruger Vaqueros (even had a trigger job professionally done!) and I loved shooting them. I might get back to it eventually when I have only one horse to tend to. IMG_1320.JPG
     
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    You could always shoot cowboy action. A friend who is a mounted shooter calls us “ground shooters”. I told him that I try not to shoot the ground, I shoot the targets instead!

    Mounted cowboy shooters and cowboy action shooters need to interact more. We have a lot of common interests. I have a lot of respect for mounted shooters’ skills.
     
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    Got this slick little 3.5" Cimarron/Pietta .45 Colt Frontier this morning. Now my lust brought on by this thread is satisfied. :cool:

    255 grain SWC's over 7.8 grains of Unique in Star Line brass makes the steel plates ring.

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    The more I shoot my El Patron, the more impressed I become. The trigger pull is amazingly smooth and light and the overall functioning is smooth. The barrel just doesn't lead with lead bullet loads. I tried some Remington factory lead bullet rounds yesterday and accuracy was about dinner plate grouping. I switched back to my reloads (nothing special or fancy about them 255 gr SWC and Trailboss) and put the remaining rounds in the black.

    I really like this revolver and highly recommend it.
     
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