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 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.  
  
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{{Gun Title|Starr Army Revolver}}
 
=Starr 1858 Army=
 
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[[File:Starr-1858-Revolver.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1858 Army double action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
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[[File:Starr-1858-Revolver.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1858 Army double-action revolver - .44 Caliber]]
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|''[[Jane Got a Gun (2016)|Jane Got a Gun]]''||[[Rodrigo Santoro]]||Fitchum||||2016
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| ''[[First Blood]]'' || || || Seen in a Gun Store case || 1982
 
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| ''[[Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter]]'' ||[[Anthony Mackie]] || Will Johnson  || || 2012
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| ''[[Unforgiven (1992)|Unforgiven]]'' || [[Clint Eastwood]] || William Munny || || 1992
 
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| ''[[Wyatt Earp]]''  || [[Kevin Costner]] || young Wyatt Earp || || 1994
 
| ''[[Wyatt Earp]]''  || [[Kevin Costner]] || young Wyatt Earp || || 1994
 
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| ''[[Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter]]'' ||[[Anthony Mackie]] || Will Johnson  || || 2012
 
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| ''[[Unforgiven (1992)|Unforgiven)]]'' || [[Clint Eastwood]] || William Munny || || 1992
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| ''[[Forsaken (2015)|Forsaken]]'' || Chris Ippolito || Bob Waters || || 2015
 
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| ''[[First Blood]]'' || || || Seen in a Gun Store case || 1982
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|''[[Jane Got a Gun (2016)|Jane Got a Gun]]''||[[Rodrigo Santoro]]||Fitchum||||2016
 
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=Starr 1863 Army=
 
[[Image:Starr1863army.jpg|thumb|right|450px|Starr 1863 Army single action revolver - .44 Caliber.]]
 
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Latest revision as of 10:55, 18 November 2021

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 Army Revolver and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:

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Starr 1858 Army double-action revolver - .44 Caliber

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Title Actor Character Note Date
First Blood Seen in a Gun Store case 1982
Unforgiven Clint Eastwood William Munny 1992
Wyatt Earp Kevin Costner young Wyatt Earp 1994
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Anthony Mackie Will Johnson 2012
Forsaken Chris Ippolito Bob Waters 2015
Jane Got a Gun Rodrigo Santoro Fitchum 2016




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