Talk:.32 Long Colt

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Only Colt?[edit]

The article currently states that only Colt chambered revolvers in .32 Long Colt. However, the FAMAE revolver is certainly produced in that chambering. Surv1v4l1st (Talk|Contribs) 19:07, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

If you can source it, put it in. I'll bet, tho, it's not .32LC but .32S&W. TREKphiler hit me ♠ 22:53, 21 June 2009 (UTC)
According to several Jane's Guides (print and online), it's .32 Long Colt. [1] Surv1v4l1st (Talk|Contribs)

1875?[edit]

The article states Introduced by Colt's with the New Line revolver in 1875. Well, that's may be true for the .32 Long Colt cartridge, I really didn't know about when or where that cartridge was introduced, but as a revolver the Colt New Line was introduced, I think, in 1874 or even 1873, not 1875. All along its production period the Colt New Line was comercialised in different caliber versions: .22 (seven shots), .30, .38, .41 (five shots)... and also, apparently, .32 Long Colt, ok, but... is it sure about 1875? wasn't the New Line an earlier model? Kintaro (talk) 14:18, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

Definitely not 1875 but 1873. The first source I ever read about the introductory year of the New Line model (1873) was 20 years ago in a Spanish role-playing game (Far West, ISBN 84-604-4995-5). That game finally prooved to be a well sourced book, since I now found several sources, on Internet, confirming this datum:
Other guns in other calibers:
Philip Van Cleave (a firearms expert) confirms 1873 as the year of introduction of the Colt New Line, at least in the .22 caliber... here. And the Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms also confirms 1873 as the year of introduction of the model ("was newly introduced in 1873").
So... I will fix the mistake right now. Kintaro (talk) 02:38, 2 March 2013 (UTC)