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Colt Nickel Peacemaker SAA CO2 Revolver

Type: BB Revolver
Manufacturer: Umarex
Model: Colt Single Action Army, Nickel version
Materials: Mostly metal with plastic grips
Weight: 2.1 pounds
Barrel: 4.5 inches, non-rifled
Propulsion: 12 gram CO2
Action: Revolver, single action only
Ammunition Type: 4.5mm steel BBs
Ammunition Capacity: 6 rounds
FPS: 410

Trigger Pull: Trigger pull on the Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolvers is the best I have ever come across in an airgun. Being that the Umarex Single Action Army Revolvers are single action only, most of the work is done while you pre-cock the hammer. The trigger pull is less than 2 pounds and has virtually no take-up with a crisp release.

Accuracy: I tested both 4.5mm steel BB's and 4.7mm Lead ball BB's in the Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver. With the Steel 4.5mm BB's I shot just under a 2 inch 6 shot grouping when shooting from a 30 foot distance using a semi rested position (Sand bag up front, standing in the back). The shots where pretty well center hitting the paper target just a little bit high, they did seem to stray a little more left and right rather then up and down. When I switch ammo to the 4.7mm Lead BB's I got a similar 2 inch grouping but they hit the target a bit lower and tended to shoot tighter from side to side with more variation up and down, perhaps because the lead BB's did not seem to shoot at a very consistent velocity. My Chronograph testing for the Steel BB's was right around 400 fps while the Lead BB’s, which are heavier, shot a bit slower at just under 300 fps.

Build Quality: The Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolvers have a mostly all metal construction other than the plastic grips and any seals. The fit and finish is excellent with a great overall weight in the hand, whether you get the Nickel or Blued version. The mechanical action of the hammer and trigger feels just like it would on a real single action army revolver.

Realism: In terms of replicating a real steel Colt Single Action Army Revolver, Umarex has done a really great job with their CO2 BB firing version. It's really hard to tell one from the other except for the smaller shells and the discreet safety switch located under the frame. Even the barrel is nicely recessed and has some fake rifling twists in it. The CO2 is well hidden with the Allen key built into the handle so no ugly screw tab hanging down.

Pros: 

  • Finally a current production Single Action Army Revolver!
  • Looks amazing and is a very accurate replica of the real steel old west version.
  • Recessed barrel with fake rifling.
  • Great weight and feel in the hand.
  • Shell loading design that loads from the back so no need to remove shells if you wish not to.
  • Hammer and trigger action is about perfect, no take-up, very crisp and super light.
  • Finish on both the Nickel and Blued version is very nice.
  • Very well concealed CO2 with built in Allen key.
  • Discreet safety location. 

Cons:

  • In your face warning instruction on the right side of the barrel are a shame.
  • Real steel version would shoot .45 caliber bullets, dummy shells are actual closer to a .38.
  • Seems really quiet to shoot, would like to see a louder more powerful version!

 

Comments: All I can say is we finally got our Airgun 1857 Colt Single Action Army Revolver! I have been asking the big airgun companies for this for a while and I knew it would be very popular once made available. As it turns out, not only do the "Americans" want one, but so do many folks overseas! I am really glad that time and effort was put into this first version and we got such a great product that looks amazing and shoots just as good as it looks. For anyone who is interested in owning the classic cowboy six shooter, you have to make sure to get one of these super realistic Single Action Historic Revolvers!

Barrel Size:5 Inch
Caliber:4.5 mm (.177 cal)
Action:Revolver
FPS:400 to 450
Ammo Type:Steel BB
Power Source:Co2
Trigger Action:Single
Gun Blowback:Non-Blowback
Primary Material:Full Metal
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Jun 27, 2016

better than expected

This SAA was far better than I had expected. Just out of the box it is impressive, and I can't wait to see how good I can get with it. Very solid feel and finish, if a little bit nose heavy. But all in all, a great value for the money. I am thinking of buying another so I can have a two gun western rig.
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Apr 16, 2016

Basically perfect

I'm not sure what more one could ask for in a bb gun - this is a very 'grown up' bb shooter - perfectly suited to the 50 year old that can't seem to ougrow his childhood yearnings. Almost perfect - but for the fact that the hammer sits slightly proud of the strike area on the gun - I would love to have seen that little issue taken care of, however short of that, there are absolutely no disappointments. In every way, this pistol exceeded my expectations.
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Jan 10, 2016

Congratulations Umarex!

Fantastic all around. Sights are dead-on. Sure to impress the most discriminating cowboy action shooter, and puts my Dan Wessons to shame in terms quality and feel and realism. As a bonus, the Dan Wesson shells work very well in the SAA! By far my favorite airgun!
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Oct 15, 2015

excellent gun

Waited 45 years for these.Had to make a replacement inner barrel for mine thesame day I got it but it was totally my own fault.So Caution. Do not try to run a 177/4.5 mm bristle cleaningbrush down the barrel even if it is nylon. It will be hard topull out and will dislodge the floating barrel from the rearcarrier and you will never know. The first shot will wedge the barrel down and the gun will have to be taken apart tofix it. Other than my own stupidity 5 Stars.D,
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Jul 11, 2015

Umarex nailes it!

Great replica of a Colt "PEACEMAKER"! it is a pleasure to shoot. Accuracy is very good, nice weight.The action is so smooth it feels like a slicked cowboy action pistol. I like it so much I am going to buy a second one so I can practice "Cowboy Action Shooting" at home.
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Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Preview

Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Preview

(1280 raters) 261238 views - 5/7/2015 10:06:33 PM
Check out the my Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Preview Post with additional Photos: http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/5/7/umarex-colt-single-action-army-shell-loading-co2-bb-revolver.html

I finally got my hands on one of the Umarex Colt Single Action Historic Revolvers! Rather than making you wait for my full Table Top and Field Test Reviews I thought I would post a quick unboxing preview video. Of course my full Table Top and Field Test videos will follow...

In this unboxing preview video of the Umarex Colt Peacemaker Single Action Army Revolver I show you around the CO2 4.5mm BB Revolver Replica and even compare it to a few similar revolvers I have lying around.

The Umarex Shell Loading Colt Peacemaker is an amazing replica and simulates the old west cowboy Single Action Only Revolvers in almost every detail. I love the hammer action and the ratchet sound it makes as you draw it back. The Single Action Only Trigger is very light at under 2 pounds just as it should be.

Here are a few Specifications:
-Replica of Colt Single Action Historic Revolver
-4.5mm Steel BB's
-12 gram CO2
-6 Shot Shell Loading Cylinder
-4.5 inch Smooth Bore Barrel
-410 fps
-2.1 Pounds

Umarex Stainless Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-peacemaker-saa-co2-revolver

Umarex Blued Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-single-action-army-co2-revolver

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Having Some Fun with the Umarex Colt Single Action Army CO2 BB Revolver

Having Some Fun with the Umarex Colt Single Action Army CO2 BB Revolver

(419 raters) 62235 views - 5/9/2015 9:43:27 PM
Check out the my Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Preview Post with additional Photos: http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/5/7/umarex-colt-single-action-army-shell-loading-co2-bb-revolver.html

What do you do when you have some nice weather and a brand new Umarex Shell Loading Colt Single Action Historic CO2 BB Revolver that you are itching to try out! Well you go shoot it, that's what you do! So I thought I would setup a bunch of miscellaneous targets along with some cameras and record the fun so you all could join me :)

I did use steel BB's for the most part but I also gave some lead BB's I had lying around a try, the lead BB's are a bit larger in diameter so they fit fairly snug, I would not recommend using them on anything other than a brand new CO2 cartridge or they could get stuck in a shell or the barrel. The lead BB's are also much heavier than steel BB's so they do not go as fast but seemed to work pretty good for me. A great option if you are shooting at metal targets with your Umarex Colt Peacemaker!

I also discovered that one can simply load BB's directly into the back of each shell without having to actually take the shells out of the Umarex Colt Single Action Army Revolver, so if you only have 6 shells and want to keep the shooting moving along then just pop the BB's directly into the shells.

Umarex Stainless Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-peacemaker-saa-co2-revolver

Umarex Blued Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-single-action-army-co2-revolver

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Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver Chronograph Test

Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver Chronograph Test

(300 raters) 52006 views - 5/15/2015 5:48:46 AM
Check out the my Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Preview Post with additional Photos: http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/5/7/umarex-colt-single-action-army-shell-loading-co2-bb-revolver.html

I decided to split this Field Test Shooting Review of the Umarex Colt Single Action Army into two parts since i wanted to do multiple tests with multiple types of ammo and dummy shells. at the end of the video I also throw in my Cybergun / KWC 1911 Blowback BB Pistol just for fun since both of these pistols where used in the US Military.

I start off by testing out the Umarex Colt Single Action Shell Loading BB Revolver shooting 6 rounds through my Chronograph using the included Umarex Dummy Shells with steel 5.1 grain 4.5mm BB's since this is what most people will experience. In my second test I switch up the ammo slightly and try out some much heavier Lead BB's that are a bit larger than 4.5mm (about 4.7mm) and weigh in at somewhere between 7-8 grains.

On my third test I go back to the standard 4.5mm Steel BB's but switch out the included Umarex dummy shells and replace them with some Dan Wesson Dummy Shells. Both shells are about the same length and width but with the included Umarex shells, you load the BB's into the back of the shell. With the Dan Wesson shells you load the BB into the front of the shell.

Of course lastly I bring out my KWC Cybergun / KWC 1911 Blowback BB Pistol and put 6 rounds through the Chronograph just for fun :)

Make sure to watch the my full YouTube video to find out how each shooting option worked in the Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver, to quickly summarize how each 6 shot gun averaged out:

-The Umarex Dummy Shells with 4.5mm Steel BB's shot just under 400 fps.
-The Umarex Dummy Shell with 4.7mm Lead BB's shot around 270 fps.
-The Dan Wesson Dummy Shells with 4.5mm Steel BB's shot just under 250 fps.
-My Colt Government 1911 shot pretty close to 300 fps using standard 4.5mm Steel BB's.


Umarex Stainless Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-peacemaker-saa-co2-revolver

Umarex Blued Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-single-action-army-co2-revolver

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Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver Table Top Review

Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading BB Revolver Table Top Review

(318 raters) 61259 views - 5/28/2015 8:18:10 AM
Check out my Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolver Review Post with additional Photos:
http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/5/27/umarex-colt-single-action-army-shell-loading-bb-revolver-tab.html

-Replica of Colt Single Action Historic Revolver
-4.5mm Steel BB's
-12 gram CO2
-6 Shot Shell Loading Cylinder
-4.5 inch Smooth Bore Barrel
-410 fps
-2.1 Pounds

This is my full table top review where I show you around both the Blued and the Nickel Umarex Colt Single Action Army Shell Loading CO2 BB Revolvers. I also compare them to some other SAA revolvers I have and a Dan Wesson 8 inch.

I also talk about how these amazing old west six shooters perform while shooting them at paper targets and also through a Chronograph.

Read my full review located here:
http://www.replicaairguns.com/posts/2015/5/27/umarex-colt-single-action-army-shell-loading-bb-revolver-tab.html

Buy the Umarex Stainless Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-peacemaker-saa-co2-revolver

But the Umarex Blued Colt Single Action Army Revolver in Canada:
https://www.replicaairguns.ca/colt-single-action-army-co2-revolver

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