Beretta Stampede Old West Revolver, 45 LC
|Place of origin||Italy|
|Manufacturer||Fabbrica D' Armi Pietro Beretta S.p.A.|
|Barrel length||3.5 in (89 mm) to 5.5 in (140 mm)|
|Cartridge||.45 Long Colt, .357 Magnum (Stampede deluxe)|
|Feed system||6 round Cylinder|
|Sights||Fixed front sight|
Stampede Old West
This is the second Stampede. It has a fixed front sight, wood grip, and holds .45 Long Colt rounds, the same as the Colt Peacemaker. It has a 4¾ or 5½ inch barrel, which makes the total length 9.5 inches or 11 inches. Its cylinder capacity is six rounds, as are the others.
Stampede Old West Marshal
This was the third model of the Stampede series by Beretta. It was made for those who wanted a shorter version of the revolver. It has a fixed front sight and a polished wood grip, and is chambered for the .45 Long Colt cartridge. The gun is 8.25 inches long, and its barrel is 3½ inches.
Stampede Buntline Carbine
This is probably the most major of changes in the Stampede revolver line, and features a very long 18" barrel and a wood shoulder stock. It still is single-action with fixed sights, holding six .45 Long Colt cartridges. It is 34 inches long. (One must be careful when firing this or any revolving rifle, because of the side-blast at the junction of cylinder and barrel.)
This model of the Stampede was made for people who prefer larger-framed revolvers. It is in a dimmer shade of silver, and has a darker-colored wood grip and a larger frame than the regular Stampede Old West. It has a fixed front sight with a 5 1⁄2-inch barrel and 11 inches total length, and holds six 45 Long Colt cartridges.
This is a heavier model of the Stampede Old West, with smooth walnut grips. It weighs about 1/2 pound more than the Stampede Old West, 3.76 pounds (60 ounces) unloaded.
This is a more exclusive version of the Stampede Old West. This revolver is also available in .357 Magnum, but both models hold six rounds. It has three different barrel lengths, 4¾, 5½ and 7½ inches. It has walnut grips and a fixed front sight.
This is a standard Stampede Old West with an Inox finish. This gun has a black polymer grip, and the rest of it is stainless steel. It takes six .45 Long Colt cartridges. It has a fixed front sight and a 5½" barrel.
This is a model of the Stampede with a bent-down polymer or walnut grip like the original Bisley Colts. It is popular with people who want a closer reach to the trigger, which this bent-down grip provides; the revolver also is less prone to twisting upward in the hand when fired, making it better for target shooters. It has a fixed sight and a 5½" barrel, and uses .45 Long Colt cartridges.
This is the original Stampede. It is available in a blued finish, nickel finish, or Inox. It has a 5½" barrel, a fixed front sight and wood, walnut or polymer grips.
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