Cimarron Firearms MDL 3 SCHFLD .45LC 5-inch

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Cimarron offers the Model No. 3 Schofield in 3 1/2 inches in .45 Colt, 5 inches in .38 Special or .45 Colt, or the cavalry length 7-inch barrel in .38 Special,

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Model No. 3 Schofield .45 LC, 7″ – A Legacy Revolver for the Modern Age

Cimarron offers the Model No. 3 Schofield in 3 1/2 inches in .45 Colt, 5 inches in .38 Special or .45 Colt, or the cavalry length 7-inch barrel in .38 Special, Single action revolver. 1875 General George Wheeler Schofield made changes to the Model No. 3 American and Russian design improving the function of the model for use by the U.S. Cavalry. Latch can be operated with the shooting hand while on horseback.

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Have you ever held something in your hands that felt like a direct line to the past? That’s what the Model No. 3 Schofield .45 LC, 7″ feels like—a tangible piece of history. Crafted with the kind of care and expertise that speaks volumes of its era, this revolver isn’t just a firearm; it’s a bridge to the old west, a relic of craftsmanship, and a testament to the enduring legacy of American firearms. Today, we’re diving deep into the world of the Schofield 45 Colt, exploring every nook and cranny of its storied existence. Ready to time travel with a classic? Let’s saddle up.

Action Type Revolver
Barrel Length 5
Caliber .45 LC
Capacity 6
Condition New in Box
Finish Per Color Blue
Frame Per Material Steel
Manufacturer Part Number CA8662
Model Mod 3 Sc
Type Revolvers
UPC 814230011084

A Storied History

The Schofield .45 Colt revolver holds a special place in the annals of American firearms. Developed in the late 19th century, it was the brainchild of Major George W. Schofield, who sought to improve the Smith & Wesson Model 3 to better suit the needs of the U.S. Cavalry.

Design and Mechanics

What sets the Schofield apart? Its top-break, single-action design facilitated faster reloading, especially on horseback. The 7-inch barrel version, our focus today, was prized for its balance and accuracy.

The .45 LC Cartridge: Power and Precision

The .45 Long Colt cartridge, with its formidable stopping power and reliability, was a perfect match for the rugged, demanding landscapes of the American West.

The Schofield in Action

From the dusty trails of the frontier to the banks of urban America, the Schofield 45 Colt carved its niche. It was not just a military staple; lawmen and outlaws alike favored it for its reliability and quick reloading capability.

Iconic Users of the Past

Legends of the Old West, from Pat Garrett to Jesse James, have been associated with this revolver, adding to its mystique and allure.

Collectibility and Care

Today, the Schofield 45 Colt is a collector’s dream. Its historical significance and unique design make it a centerpiece in any collection.

Modern Reproductions and Shooting Sports

Modern reproductions have made the Schofield accessible to enthusiasts and competitive shooters, continuing its legacy into the 21st century.

Maintenance and Upkeep

Like any fine instrument, the Schofield requires care and maintenance to preserve its function and beauty. Here, we’ll dive into best practices for keeping this classic in top shape.

Legal Considerations and Safety

Understanding the legal landscape and safety considerations is crucial for collectors and shooters, ensuring the Schofield’s legacy is honored responsibly.

The Schofield in Popular Culture

From classic Westerns to modern cinema, the Schofield 45 Colt has played its part in shaping the image of the American West.

Comparing the Schofield to Other Revolvers

How does the Schofield stand up against other icons like the Colt Peacemaker? Let’s explore the nuances that set each apart.

The Legacy Lives On

The Schofield 45 Colt is more than just a revolver; it’s a symbol of American ingenuity, a piece of history, and a continuing legacy in the firearms world.