Tactical

Davidson’s Exclusive Single-Action in 44 Rem Mag

Davidson’s, in collaboration with Pietta of Italy, just announced a new single-action revolver for fans of the form. The exclusive Pietta 1873 delivers a unique take on the iconic pistol, chambered in .44 Remington Magnum.

Davidson’s Exclusive Pietta 1873 Single-Action in .44 Remington Magnum

The revolver comprises the first offering in .44 Rem Mag among the Davidson’s Pietta exclusives. The Pietta 1873 features a transfer safety bar, enabling loading a full six rounds in the cylinder. It features a large ramp front sight coupled with an adjustable rear target sight. The build includes a 7.5-inch cold hammer-forged barrel, unfluted six-round cylinder, knurled hammer, walnut grips and a deep blue finish.

The Pietta 1873 retails for $1,100. For more info, visit davidsonsinc.com.

Davidson’s Pietta 1873 Specs

  • Safety: Transfer Bar
  • Frame Finish: Blue
  • Front Sight: Ramp
  • Rear Sight: Adjustable
  • Grips: Walnut
  • Features: Unfluted Cylinder
  • Finish: Blue
  • Firing System: External Hammer
  • Trigger Guard: Round
  • Barrel Configuration: Single
  • Barrel Description: Cold Hammer-Forged
  • Rifled Barrel: Yes
  • MSRP: $1,100

Editor’s Take:

Cowboy guns are seriously on the rise. We’ve hit the perfect confluence of influences, from the popularity of “Yellowstone” to cumbersome gun laws in restrictive locales, all merging to usher in a new wave of interest in all things Old West. Lever-action rifles and single-action revolvers are booming once again, and companies like Pietta have a strong reputation for making modern day replicas of Old West classics.

Chambered in .44 Rem Mag, this 1873 variant truly provides some real world versatility as well. It makes a strong case as a defender chambered in a formidable fight-stopping caliber. Doubling down on that theme, with the right bullet selection, the big .44 can produce as a game getter as well, not to mention a solid multi-purpose ranch gun for all the above and more. If you’re looking to Cowboy Up, this one could be a good choice.

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