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Posted in thread: Savage 1861 navy on 02-19-2016 at 09:41 PM
I agree with your thoughts. We have the cylinder out and are trying to determine the nipple
size and thread type. We certainly don't want to force anything, as this pistol is almost mint.
By the way, ...
Posted in thread: Savage 1861 navy on 02-18-2016 at 09:13 PM
I need to find out the thread size for the percussion nipples on my Savage 1861 Navy. Can
anyone please help? Or can anyone suggest who might be able to help?Peter
Posted in thread: MAXIM machine gun on 02-10-2016 at 09:13 PM
$12K for a Maxim sideplate? Yowza. I sold my complete - less drum and drum-hanger - "sideplate"
08/15 with 3 home-made cloth belts for $8K and figured that was about as good as it would get
Posted in thread: MAXIM machine gun on 02-05-2016 at 08:43 PM
Can anyone recommend where I could buy a registered sideplate for my Maxim parts set?
Posted in thread: COLT 1862 Police Cartridge Conversion .38 Rim on 12-26-2015 at 10:22 PM
This Colt serial #10114 was originally a .36 caliber, converted in 1876 to .38 Rimfire. It was
given to Ernest C. Baker during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake by a bartender friend to help
get him a...
Posted in thread: Savage 1861 navy on 12-17-2015 at 08:31 PM
Thanks for your offer -- very nice of you!Actually my 1861 Savage Navy is in better condition
than the one I pictured. There is a neat video of a man firing a Savage 1861 Navy online. I
will probably ...
Posted in thread: what was everyones first gun? on 12-14-2015 at 10:04 PM
My first gun was an early 1903 Springfield 30-06 full military rig. Stupidly, I cut down the
single bolt stock in to a sport style. I still have that rifle (64 years later) and I have
replaced the sto...
Posted in thread: what was everyones first gun? on 12-12-2015 at 09:12 PM
The first gun I bought with my own money was a Savage/Stevens 311A.I was in high school and,
with the permission of the Principal, I walked down to the local hardware store at lunch time
and bought th...
Posted in thread: FOR SALE: Merwyn Hulbert Frontier Army on 12-12-2015 at 08:36 PM
I just traded my Merwyn & Hulbert for a 9mm Luger rig. 1939 with 42 code, in an excellent
original holster with take down tool and spare magazine. All in excellent condition.
Posted in thread: COLT 1862 & MERWYN Frontier Army on 10-08-2015 at 08:29 PM
I need to sell these two revolvers. Please see my listing in the FOR SALE sectionPeter
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