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Offline jchiggins

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Custom Remington 1875
« on: November 29, 2013, 06:08:56 PM »
Here is a Custom Uberti Remington 1875, Barrel shortened to six inches, blued and different grips and an action job.
My gun but sold to brother in law, he has two made the same way.
Work done by the late Bob Shaw.

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Re: Custom Remington 1890
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2013, 06:20:32 PM »
1890 ?   The '75s had the web under the barrel.  The 1890s didn't have the web.  Unless i'm mistakoo'n.



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Re: Custom Remington 1890
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2013, 09:46:19 PM »
1890 ?   The '75s had the web under the barrel.  The 1890s didn't have the web.  Unless i'm mistakoo'n.



. . . but REAL NICE guns all the same . . . .  :)
Ha! Got me. Mine are 1890s. Got it corrected. j

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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2013, 09:07:07 AM »
I like that gun!  ;)
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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2013, 10:24:51 AM »
The gun pictured is a Model 1875 Remington, most originals were 44-40 cal, with a 7 1/2 inch barrel...Jim
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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2013, 11:00:15 AM »
My Bro in law keeps em in his safe and I have not seen em in a long time. I got this one because it went out of time while his son was shooting it. Since he doesn't shoot CAS any more, I think I'll try to pry one out of his clutches. I had em made because I thought the 5.5 inch looked a little odd and the 7.5 inch barrel was too much for CAS for me. I like the looks of the extra half inch sticking out past the under-rib. Not historically correct but then we are talking UBerti clone. The first one I sold him had some pretty sick looking case color so I told Bob to blue it. Bob was a wonderful gunsmith and had very reasonable charges so we used to play a little bit. I had the leeway to have him make some things for me that were out of the ordinary.
Personally, my favorite gun for balance and shooting has always been a single action in .45 with a 5.5-6 inch barrel. I forgot why I let this one go. but I am feeling a "Come to Papa" moment.
I believe those grips are Vintage Gun Grips. www.vintagegungrips.net. they have a Colt like contour and give the gun an entirely different feel.
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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2013, 06:13:56 PM »
Turns out the problem was a bad bolt. Dropped in a new one from VTI and it smokes. j

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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2013, 07:26:42 AM »
Great to hear ys got it fix JC!!!  {?|
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Re: Custom Remington 1875
« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2013, 10:43:50 AM »
Great to hear ys got it fix JC!!!  {?|
I'm not exactly confident doing this stuff but theres only two parts, a bolt and a hand and if I work at it enough I'll know what to do when things go wrong. Owning an Italian made gun is a bit like owning a Fiat (Fix It Again Tony)
By the way, this gun is maybe twenty years old from EMF. I noticed some differences in manufacturing from my current guns. First of all the spring tension screw has a head on it and looks like the screw you use to hold a grip frame on a Colt current guns don't, just a threaded shaft. Secondly current models have some pathetic checkering cast into the hammer. This gun came with real cross hatch checkering on the hammer.