NRA Gun of the Week: Cimarron Firearms Bad Boy

posted on July 10, 2020

Cimarron Firearms is known for providing the U.S. market with Italian-made renditions of classic American guns that are built as historically accurate as possible while using modern practices. Not all firearms in the Cimarron lineup are reproductions though. The company’s Bad Boy is a single-action revolver built to chamber a rimless cartridge and is a blending of old, new and between. Aside from chambering 10 mm Auto cartridges, the Bad Boy is capable of hosting optics, making it a viable pistol for hunting North American big game.

Right-side view of Cimarron Firearms Bad Boy revolver shown on white background with text on image calling out make and model.

The Bad Boy revolver has an 8” octagonal barrel that is fitted to a Single-Action Army Pre-War Colt 1860-style frame. The gun is crafted from alloy steel to handle the modern chambering. A color case-hardening treatment is applied to the gun’s hammer and rich blueing adorns the rest of the single-action pistol. Gloss-finished walnut stocks are provided.

Rear view of revolver cylinder with loading gate open.

A smooth cylinder is provided with the Bad Boy that has capacity for six rounds of 10 mm Auto designed to headspace on the case mouth. The cylinder is held captive by a short grooved cylinder pin. The Bad Boy is convertible to .38-40 Win. by way of simply swapping cylinders.

Close-up view of revolver trigger.

Sights atop the revolver consist of a square notch rear and post ramped and serrated post front. The rear sight is screw-adjustable for windage and elevation. A Picatinny rail is available to forgo traditional iron sights in favor of optics for a more precision aiming solution. Our experience on the range with the Cimarron Bad Boy pistol was a pleasurable experience. We found the blending of vintage styling and present-day features to be appealing for those looking to invest in a sidearm suitable for myriad tasks.

Man wearing a ballcap and protective gear aiming a revolver.

To learn more about the Cimarron Firearms Bad Boy 10 mm Auto revolver watch our NRA Gun of the Week video above.

Cimarron Firearms Bad Boy Specifications
Manufacturer: A. Uberti, Srl.
Importer: Cimarron Firearms
Model: Bad Boy
Action Type: single-action center-fire pistol
Chambering: 10 mm Auto
Frame: alloy steel, blued finish
Barrel: 8” alloy steel, blued finish
Cylinder: six-round capacity
Sights: adjustable, square-notch rear. post front
Weight: 44.5 ozs.
MSRP: $726.05

Further Reading:
Cimarron Firearms and The Guns of "Spaghetti Westerns"
Review: Uberti 1851 Navy Conversion in .38 Spl.
Old School Cool: Uberti’s Model 1885 High Wall
Cimarron Firearms Bad Boy .44-Mag. Revolver Field Test Review



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