There’s swooning, and then there’s outright hooey and malarky when it comes to praising the Colt Single Action Army.
“Ounce for ounce there probably has been more unadulterated baloney written, published, and otherwise disseminated about the Singe Action Colt than any other handgun ever manufactured.”—James M. Triggs, “Colt Single Actions: A Detailed Word and Picture Survey of a Legendary Sixgun” an article that appeared in the 21st Anniversary 1967 edition of the Gun Digest annual collection, and as re-published in Dan Shideler’s Greatest Guns of Gun Digest.
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About the Author: Jennifer L.S. Pearsall joined Gun Digest in summer 2011 as a books editor. She began her career selling guns in a retail gun shop and handgun range in Northern Virginia in the early 1990s. Recruited by the NRA to join its editorial staff in 1999, she then went on to succeed as a freelance writer and photographer. She's been a competitive shooter in many disciplines, including sporting clays, IPSC, and metallic blackpowder cartridge silhouette, and she has been an avid hunter for many years.
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