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Old 11-18-2009, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default Pietta '58 problems

Hello all,

I am new here, Don is my name.

Anyway, I have a long barreled Pietta '58. Took it apart for cleaning, deburing polishing and lube. Now, the cylinder won't lock (unless I push the hammer forward while cocking), and at half-cock, if I squeeze the trigger, the hammer will go to full cock, then fall.

I ordered some new guts for it before the project, but I have changed out every component one at a time, still no dice.

Now, I do have a new short barreled Pietta '58, too. Did the same thing, worked perfecty, silky smooth.

Also, the older '58's has a narrower cylinder bolt, with a narrower cyinder indents. Found that out, too.

Anyway, any help?

MBD



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Old 11-25-2009, 09:19 PM   #2
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Default 58? an 1858?

S Do you have the schematics? So you have a single action acting as a double action? Also is this the revolver your talking about?
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