Today is Monday, July 28, 2014rss RSS feed

Charter Arms Launches Pit Bull World’s First .40 Cal Rimless Revolver

Charter Arms Pit Bull Rimless Revolver

Charter Arms Pit Bull Rimless Revolver

Charter Arms

Charter Arms

Shelton, CT, --(Ammoland.com)- Charter Arms, manufacturer of American made affordable and reliable revolvers for forty-seven years, has released the world’s first .40 caliber Rimless Revolver.

Serious caliber enthusiasts will appreciate this model built on the same frame as the Charter Arms .44 Special.

The Pit Bull has a five shot; 2.3 inch barrel with a 416 stainless steel matte finish frame with Charters full rubber grip. With an overall length of 6 ¾ inches it weighs 20 ounces and has a fixed frame rear sight and a ramped front sight with a standard hammer. A DAO hammer is available upon request.

The Charter Arms .40 caliber provides a rimless cartridge extractor assembly and a method of use that solves a long felt need in the firearms industry. It provides a dual coil spring assembly located in the extractor to allow the insertion and retention of a .40 caliber cartridge in each chamber of the revolvers’ cylinder.

After firing, this unique system allows the shooter easy ejection of spent cartridges for immediate reloading. Charter Arms has taken the difficulty of rimless loading and ejection to the simplicity of the rimmed cartridge in the revolver industry.

Nick Ecker, president of Charter Arms, said, “The Pit Bull is the ideal revolver for law enforcement officers to use as their back up, because they can now carry a revolver that utilizes the same ammo as their sidearm. And for the .40 caliber enthusiast, it gives them the first revolver that shoots their ammo without utilizing moon clips.”

Founded in 1964, Charter Arms manufactures a full line of revolvers made by professional, skilled American craftsmen in Shelton, CT, in the heart of New England’s “Gun Valley.” Steeped rich in tradition with unmatched customer service, Charter Arms revolvers are consistently associated with personal protection because of their strength, reliability and accuracy. All Charter Arms revolvers are covered by a lifetime warranty.

For more information, visit www.CharterArms.com or call customer service at (203) 922-1652.

Ammoland Click to read AmmoLand FTC Marital Disclosures Distributed to you by - AmmoLand.com – The Shooting Sports News source.
  • 5 User comments to “Charter Arms Launches Pit Bull World’s First Rimless Revolver”

    1. Wonder if it will fire the 10mm auto?

    2. Eric, The chambers won’t be deep enough for the 10. The higher operating pressures would be a issue. It would be nice if the made a version for the 10. I like the idea of not having to use moon clips.

    3. I’m waiting on a 10mm version as well.
      I emailed Charter Arms about when/if a 10mm version would be made available. I’ll post it here when/if they reply.

    4. Steve Mace on August 14, 2011 at 11:50 AM said:

      And I thought the Ruger Vaquero KBNV-404SW was the first revolver chambered in .40 S&W? These were made back in 2000-2001.

    5. I am looking to buy a NEW Charter Arms .40 Pitbull. Do you have one? What is the price? When can you get one?
      Thanks, Norm

    Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Gene Jacobs: The right thing would have been NOT to do the beta testing on the customers. But that seems to be the...
      • Beatbox: He wasn’t snared by “DC gun laws.” He was snared by federal laws covering Congress. He was...
      • James C Barcliff Sr: I have followed Daniel Defense weapons for many years and now is my chance to own this really...
      • BRZCory: Why did you do a disservice to everyone on the graphic?!!! Green-Yellow-Red. In that order of difficulty....
      • bob: Idiot looks like a bad guy from Batman, lol Such a shame he likes to piss on his oath and the Constitution:(
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

    • Google+ Direct Connect

    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Win a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle

    Subscribe and receive our emails , the drawing will be August 15, 2014 maybe you will be the lucky shooter receiving a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle. For more information visit the Daniel Defense promotional page.
    Monthly email subscription from Ammoland
    13536360
    14101088