Cleaning a Colt Single Action the Hickok way (VIDEO)

After running a mix of handloads and factory ammo on a 110-year-old revolver, Hickok45 walks you through the intricacies of cleaning the classic Colt Peacemaker, by request.

The Single Action Army or 1873, which was standard issue for the U.S. Army at the tail end of the 19th Century, is perhaps one of the most iconic “six-shooters” of the Old West, carried by everyone from Buffalo Bill Cody and Teddy Roosevelt to Pat Garrett and General George S. Patton.  It’s that legacy that has kept in more or less in production ever since.

Speaking of which, the Colt Hickok has was made in 1907 and to keep it ticking, he reaches for the Ballistol and cleaning kit to show how it is done.

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