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Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 09-23-2010 at 02:06 PM
I have learned a lot from this experience. Misalignment from the cylinder to the bore is the
most difficult problem to fix on a revolver. In the end, this is usually caused by a
mis-machined frame and...
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-26-2010 at 04:24 PM
Good idea, I'll try that next.
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-26-2010 at 02:41 PM
I don't really know how long this problem has been going on. According to the serial number
this is an older gun. There are people, however, who own these guns for a year or more before
even firing th...
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-26-2010 at 02:16 AM
Ok, so far I have tried everything I know, something I made up and spent at least 5-6 hours
working on this thing. It is only partially fixed now. When I put the range rod down the bore
it goes throug...
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-24-2010 at 01:32 AM
I also replaced the cylinder which was unnecessary because it has the exact same dimensions as
the original. I thought the bolt stop notches might be machined incorrectly. The throats on the
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-23-2010 at 10:50 PM
Aprrox. .005" endshake
Posted in thread: Hello from the Texas Hill Country on 08-23-2010 at 10:21 PM
Hi, everyone. My name is Ryan Hoover and I own and operate Hill Country Precision Gunsmithing.
(Yes, my user name is supposed to be Hill_CouNtry_Gunsmith; working on it.) I am a gunsmith
full time and...
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-23-2010 at 10:18 PM
Yeah, I've shortened the hand to facilitate the revolvernot traveling as far clockwise but this
just creates a lot of cylinder wobble when the gun is cocked. I' also tried fitting 2 new
Posted in thread: SAA Clone Won't Range on 08-23-2010 at 09:34 PM
I have a Uberti Colt SAA in my shop that will not range, i.e. the cylinder is not lining up
with the bore properly. I make my living working on these things but this one seriously has me
stumped. I ha...
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