John Browning Patent 220271 – Winchester Model 1885

John Browning applied for this US Patent on May 19, 1879 and was granted patent 220271 on October 7, 1879.  This was John Browning’s first patent.

This patent became the Winchester Model 1885 single-shot rifle.  It was a falling block single shot rifle and known as the High Wall and Low Wall.

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John Browning Winchester Model 1885 US Patent 220271
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Ruger LC9 vs Kimber Solo 9mm Pistol Comparison

The Ruger LC9 vs Kimber Solo 9mm pistol size comparison images are rendered with the triggers aligned in one image and set against the x and y axis in the other.

If you are in the market to buy a 9mm for concealed carry purposes and looking at getting either the Ruger LC9 or Kimber Solo you have probably realized that the Kimber is quite a bit smaller in size, but also quite a bit larger in price!

Surprisingly the smaller size of the Kimber does not correlate into lighter weight as both of these pistols weigh basically the same.

One other thing that is worth paying attention to is that the Ruger has an extra round of capacity over the Kimber.

 SoloLC9caliber9mm9mmcapacity6+17+1length5.5"6"width .9"height 4.5"barrel L2.7"3.12"weight17 oz17.1 oz

Hopefully you find our illustration showing the size comparison between the Ruger LC9 and the Kimber Solo beneficial. If you have purchased or used one of these guns please lea…

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Ruger LC9 vs Sig Sauer P290 Pistol Comparison

The Ruger LC9 vs Sig Sauer P290 9mm pistol size comparison images are rendered with the triggers aligned in one image and set against the x and y axis in the other.

Based on the rendered illustrations of these two pistols you will notice a half inch difference in length, with the P290 being the lesser of the two. It is also just over half an inch shorter in height compared to that of the LC9. Ironically like the Sig weighs 3.4 ounces more than the Ruger LC9.

The Sig P290 has a 6+1 capacity which is equal to that of the Kimber Solo, but one less than the Ruger LC9.

 P290LC9caliber9mm9mmcapacity6+17+1length5.5"6"width1.1.9"height3.94.5"barrel L2.93.12"weight20.5 oz17.1 oz

Hopefully you find our illustration showing the size comparison between the Ruger LC9 and the Sig Sauer P290 beneficial. If you have purchased or used one of these guns please leave a review below and let us know what you do and/or do not like about it. Also, if there ar…

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