When asked what the .357 Magnum Revolver was based on, Joshua Sawyer responded that "it's essentially a Colt SAA, but I think the artist, Mitch Ahlswede, used a few different guns for reference."[Dev 1]
|2010||Fallout: New Vegas||Weapon Artist|
- Question: "Hey, something that I've wanted to know, what gun is the .357 magnum in FNV based on, the Single Action Army, or one of the many variants/knockoffs of it? Any specific one in particular?"
Sawyer: "It's essentially a Colt SAA, but I think the artist, Mitch Ahlswede, used a few different guns for reference."
JE Sawyer on Formspring (Archived)