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Posted in thread: Lever Action on 05-19-2016 at 02:49 AM
I have a pre safety Rossi 92 in 44-40 and it's nice. The action was a little rough out of the
box but it slicked up easy. The newer ones are supposed to be smoother. Chiappa makes one also
but have no...
Posted in thread: Please help me ID my Brown Bess on 05-18-2016 at 11:42 PM
Nice!... :)Thanks, it has some wear and tear on it but it's still pretty decent.
Posted in thread: Please help me ID my Brown Bess on 05-18-2016 at 12:09 AM
Mine SXS was blued. It was actually made in 79. I bought it used, don't know why the locks lost
their blue. It is 37 years old and has seen a lot of heavy use tho.
Posted in thread: Hunting or Noodling for fish on 05-17-2016 at 02:15 PM
The Ms state record for bluecat is 95 pounds but I'd be too scared of grabbing up a water
Posted in thread: TC 50 cal. Hawkin Rifle Info Needed on 05-17-2016 at 06:45 AM
I will use Pyrodex RS in revolvers and don't have slow ignition. On the flip side there are
guys that use FFF in .58's and larger. It just depends on what is available is some cases and
what the indiv...
Posted in thread: Please help me ID my Brown Bess on 05-17-2016 at 02:00 AM
Sorry but I have to disagree with you. I bought my Pedersoli new and the finish was about the
same. It took me several hours of work to get it smooth. Maybe so then. The only Pedersoli I
Posted in thread: Please help me ID my Brown Bess on 05-15-2016 at 12:36 AM
A Pedersoli would be clearly marked as such and the metalwork would be much smoother.
Perderoli's are good quality, that one isn't.
Posted in thread: Antique H. Stevens Black Powder Target or Hunting Musket Muzzleloader on 05-01-2016 at 05:39 AM
Notice the eagle with American flag on stock it has 21 stars and this flag was only used from
1819 to 1820. Anyone have info on this maker could it be that old.Percussion caps were new in
1820 and som...
Posted in thread: US mfg Cap & ball revolvers....Not Colt or Remington on 04-26-2016 at 02:57 AM
Still pretty close. I guess they didn't want it looking too much like a Starr which is what the
Freeman grip looks like.
Posted in thread: US mfg Cap & ball revolvers....Not Colt or Remington on 04-24-2016 at 04:45 PM
The Freeman patent was bought by Rogers & Spencer who were already making the Pettengill. The
front half of the Pettengill and the rear half of the Freeman(minus the spur)became the Rogers