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Model New Frontier
Colt Revolver New Frontier .44 S&W Spl Variant-2
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:11-in Height:No Data
Barrel:5.5-in Weight:42-oz
Variant 2 of 3
Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (200 grain bullet)193600
  • Recoil Factor (200 grain bullet)6.12 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity6 rounds
  • ConcealabilityPoor
  • Defense Factor63%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2011 - 2018
Caliber:.44 S&W Spl
Action:revolving chamber
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:hammer block
Frame:color case hardened steel
Grip:walnut with medallion
Sights:patridge front, adjustable rear
Colt's Manufacturing Company, LLC
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Gun Value
MSRP:$1,899.00Used Est:$1,250.00
Last Update:8/27/2023
About the Gun

The New Frontier is a modern reproduction of a late 1800's style single-action revolver. It has a color case hardened flat-top frame and is designed with a rear sight that is adjustable for windage and elevation.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .44 S&W Special
Alias: .44 Smith & Wesson Special
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:200 grains
MV:968 ft/sec ME:416 ft-lbs
About the Cartridge

This is one of the first generation pistol cartridges designed to use smokeless powder. Its performance is modest compared to the .44 Remington Magnum but is very potent compared to the .38 special. The .44 S&W Special round can be fired in modern revolvers chambered for the .44 Remington Magnum.

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