Starr Army Revolver

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'''The ''Starr Army'' revolver series has been used by the following actors in the following films:'''
 
'''The ''Starr Army'' revolver series has been used by the following actors in the following films:'''
 
 
==Info==
 
 
The Starr revolver was first introduced in 1858 as a sidearm for the U.S. Army, being called the "Starr 1858 Army". This revolver was a six shot, black powder percussion revolver with a unique feature; a double action or "self-cocking" trigger mechanism. Unfortunately the mechanism was weak and the gun lost favor with soldiers after having their triggers break in combat all too often. To fix this, the gun was given a more simple single action system and reproduced in 1863 as the "Starr 1863 Army" revolver. This model was far more favorable with troops, though other revolvers like the [[Colt 1860 Army]] and [[Remington 1858 New Army]] were more popular.  
 
The Starr revolver was first introduced in 1858 as a sidearm for the U.S. Army, being called the "Starr 1858 Army". This revolver was a six shot, black powder percussion revolver with a unique feature; a double action or "self-cocking" trigger mechanism. Unfortunately the mechanism was weak and the gun lost favor with soldiers after having their triggers break in combat all too often. To fix this, the gun was given a more simple single action system and reproduced in 1863 as the "Starr 1863 Army" revolver. This model was far more favorable with troops, though other revolvers like the [[Colt 1860 Army]] and [[Remington 1858 New Army]] were more popular.  
  
==Starr 1858 Army==
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=Starr 1858 Army=
 
[[File:Starr-1858-Revolver.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1858 Army double action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
 
[[File:Starr-1858-Revolver.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1858 Army double action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
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| ''[[Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter]]'' ||[[Anthony Mackie]] || Will Johnson  || || 2012
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| ''[[Wyatt Earp]]''  || [[Kevin Costner]] || young Wyatt Earp || || 1994
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| ''[[Unforgiven]]''  || [[Clint Eastwood]] || William Munny || || 1992
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| ''[[Rambo: First Blood]]''  ||  ||  || See in a gunstore Pistol case || 1985
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* [[Clint Eastwood]] as William Munny in ''[[Unforgiven (1992)|Unforgiven]]''
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* [[Kevin Costner]] as a young Wyatt Earp in ''[[Wyatt Earp]]''
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* Seen in a pistol case in the gunstore in ''[[Rambo: First Blood]]''
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[[Image:Starr1863army.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1863 Army single action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
 
[[Image:Starr1863army.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1863 Army single action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
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==Film==
  
==Starr 1863 Army==
 
 
 
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Revision as of 02:32, 30 June 2016

The Starr Army revolver series has been used by the following actors in the following films: The Starr revolver was first introduced in 1858 as a sidearm for the U.S. Army, being called the "Starr 1858 Army". This revolver was a six shot, black powder percussion revolver with a unique feature; a double action or "self-cocking" trigger mechanism. Unfortunately the mechanism was weak and the gun lost favor with soldiers after having their triggers break in combat all too often. To fix this, the gun was given a more simple single action system and reproduced in 1863 as the "Starr 1863 Army" revolver. This model was far more favorable with troops, though other revolvers like the Colt 1860 Army and Remington 1858 New Army were more popular.

Starr 1858 Army

Starr 1858 Army double action revolver - .44 Caliber.
Title Actor Character Note Date
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Anthony Mackie Will Johnson 2012
Wyatt Earp Kevin Costner young Wyatt Earp 1994
Unforgiven Clint Eastwood William Munny 1992
Rambo: First Blood See in a gunstore Pistol case 1985


Starr 1863 Army

Starr 1863 Army single action revolver - .44 Caliber.

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