Firearms

Patróns of the West

The frontier lawman’s “boss” revolver gets remade as the Uberti 1873 Cattleman single action.

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El Patrón is an appropriate name for Benelli USA’s Uberti 1873 Cattleman single-action revolver. In English definitions of the Spanish term you’ll find the words protector, landlord or patron—meaning one who is in charge—the boss.

This is a clone of the Old West favorite, the Colt Peacemaker,  the six-gun  so often used by Bill Tilghman, Bat Masterson, the Texas Rangers, the Arizona Rangers and others who protected the lawless frontier. These were the men in charge of law and order, and they relied on their six-guns to uphold the peace. In a sense, they were the Patróns of the West.

El Patrón is not just another import single action. Each one has been hand tuned and fitted with high-grade, American-made Wolff springs, which have long been recognized as offering the smoothest and most reliable gun springs. Further, each revolver has been carefully tested and certified for flawless fit and function, presenting the shooter with a single-action six-shooter that is reliable, lighter and faster, and boasts a smooth-tuned action.

El Patrón offers six factory custom-tuned versions. The six-gunner can select...

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