Gun Report

Cimarron Model P .45 LC

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This gun looks great and shoots well, but our test shooting loosened it up. Caveat: Avoid lots of hot loads, and it'll probably have a long life. For the price, it's hard to beat.

Cimarron Model P .45 LC

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Surplus/Collectible
Recreational
Competition
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
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 Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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A mixture of handloads slightly hotter than some factory loads loosened the Cimarron's cylinder. It exhibited significant rotational play, indicating that the top of the hand, or star, or both, were getting battered from the more intense load.
A mixture of handloads slightly hotter than some factory loads loosened the Cimarron's cylinder. It exhibited significant rotational play, indicating that the top of the hand, or star, or both, were getting battered from the more intense load. This resulted in off-center firing-pin strikes (right cartridge). The other one is center--struck as it came out of the Colt Cowboy.
A mixture of handloads slightly hotter than some factory loads loosened the Cimarron's cylinder.

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