Chiappa 1873 No. 340.250 22 LR

The Chiappa is a 10-shot revolver with credible finish. The accuracy isn’t terrible, but it is disappointing. The action was its greatest demerit. We did not expect a slick-feeling handgun at this price, but we did want one we could use well. We would not purchase the Chiappa.

Gun Tests Grade: C $185 The Chiappa single-action revolver features a 10-shot cylinder. It is larger than two of the other revolvers tested because the Chiappa 1873 is closer to the Colt Single Action/Ruger New Vaquero frame size. Because the revolver is constructed of non-ferrous alloys, it remains light for the size. The Chiappa, then, […]
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