Gun Report

American Western Arms Peacekeeper .45 Colt

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Looking just great, the AWA Peacekeeper got high marks from us. Some shooters thought the action, especially the hammer spring, was too light. We had occasional trouble stopping at the second hammer notch because of it, but it's something you get used to.

American Western Arms Peacekeeper .45 Colt

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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The AWA's grip (right) was shorter than the Colt's (left).
The AWA was easier to unload.

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