Beretta Laramie

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Beretta Laramie
Beretta Laramie.png
Type Revolver
Place of origin  Italy
Production history
Manufacturer Beretta
Specifications
Barrel length
  • 5 in (13 cm)[1]
  • 6.5 in (17 cm)[1]

Cartridge .45 Long Colt, .38 Special[1]
Action Single action [1]
Feed system 6 round cylinder[1]
Sights Adjustable rear sight, fixed front sight[1]

The Beretta Laramie is a single-action revolver produced by Beretta. It is modeled after the Smith & Wesson Model 3.[1]

The Laramie has an automatic safety on the hammer consisting of a sliding bar. After each shot, the bar automatically positions itself between the hammer and the frame, preventing accidental discharge.[2] The bar also blocks the barrel releasing device and the rotation of the cylinder. The revolver can be transported safely when the hammer is in the half-cock notch, in this position the cylinder is able to rotate and the barrel can be opened for loading or unloading.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Peterson, Philip (2011). Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values (16th ed.). Iola, Wis.: Gun Digest Books. p. 104. ISBN 1440218315. 
  2. ^ a b Gun Digest Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms. Gun Digest Book. 2012. p. 101. ISBN 1440232539.