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duelist1954 09-21-2011 11:56 PM

Video - Shooting the .44 Starr Army Revolver
 
This is a change from the Colts and Remingtons. Starrs were the third most issued revolvers in the Union Army.


towboater 09-22-2011 01:26 AM

Nice video. thanks for posting.

confederatemule 09-23-2011 02:23 AM

I enjoyed the video, thanks for posting it.
My question is; "Who reproduces these, and who sells them?

Mule

duelist1954 09-23-2011 02:25 PM

They are made by Pietta. Dixie Gun Works has them...probably other places too.

confederatemule 09-23-2011 03:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by duelist1954 (Post 585048)
They are made by Pietta. Dixie Gun Works has them...probably other places too.

Thanks, duelist1954

Rex in OTZ 10-21-2011 12:24 AM

Remington cattleman carbine
 
I wish I could find Video footage of fireing the Uberti Cattleman revolver Carbine

TheOldMan 10-21-2011 01:26 PM

Excellent video but I've got a question... What was the purpose of filling the cylinder with grease after setting the bullet (ball)..? It's been a while since I've shot BP but I've never heard of filling the cylinder with grease before.. :confused:

Firearms4ever 10-21-2011 02:05 PM

It's to prevent the chance of a chain fire. Which is where a spark or something manages to ignite another cylinder(s). You could buy Wonder Wads or something like that to prevent it aswell.

Firearms4ever 10-21-2011 02:17 PM

Well, I learned something new :D. I wasn't aware of the Starr revolvers only the Colts, Remingtons, and LeMats. By any chance have you done a video on the LeMat?

TheOldMan 10-21-2011 02:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Firearms4ever (Post 606742)
It's to prevent the chance of a chain fire. Which is where a spark or something manages to ignite another cylinder(s). You could buy Wonder Wads or something like that to prevent it aswell.

Thanks.. and that makes perfect sense. Can you put the grease behind the ball rather than fill the chamber ? I've seen folks mention putting a wad in right after the powder charge and before the ball.


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