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Old February 12, 2011, 08:27 AM   #23
Mike Irwin
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"Weren't the Colt skins cartridges only for rifles? I haven't seen them any other way...."

Nope, revolver as well.

http://operatorchan.org/s/src/s21155...odel%20186.jpg


Colt also offered revolver cartridges with powder that was coated with colloidon. Ramming the cartridge into the chamber broke the colloid layer and allowed the round to fire.
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