Gun Report

Chiappa 1873 SAA 22 Buntline SAA1873-22 22 LR

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GUN TESTS GRADE: A
The Buntline offered all we expected in a rimfire Buntline plus a reasonable price.

Chiappa 1873 SAA 22 Buntline SAA1873-22 22 LR

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Surplus/Collectible
Recreational
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Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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Under the Buntline’s grip panels was a traditional flat hammer spring.
The firing pin is built into the frame (arrow). Note the back side of the rear sight is serrated to decrease glare while the shooter is aiming the sights.
A meaty-fisted shooter might get a hammer pinch because of how far back the spur travels. However, we did not experience that. Note the lock safety with the two red dots.

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