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Buy Sell or Trade / Re: Taylors 45LC conversion for Pietta 1858
« Last post by 07Kingpin on Today at 06:56:34 AM »
Going to list on other sites thanks. 
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Buy Sell or Trade / Re: Taylors 45LC conversion for Pietta 1858
« Last post by 07Kingpin on January 17, 2021, 01:25:43 PM »
 Still available.
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1858 Remington Revolvers / Re: 1858 Barrel to Frame
« Last post by Ramrod48 on January 17, 2021, 12:23:27 PM »
thanks for comeback.  Spent an hour doing more polishing and fitting around bolt, hand and hammer and now indexes and locks up like should.  Now to finish grips and blue and test it out.
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Buy Sell or Trade / Re: Taylors 45LC conversion for Pietta 1858
« Last post by 07Kingpin on January 17, 2021, 11:52:00 AM »
Replied
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1858 Remington Revolvers / Re: 1858 Barrel to Frame
« Last post by Hawg on January 17, 2021, 11:19:35 AM »
Just torque it. Never use Red Loctite.
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Buy Sell or Trade / Re: Taylors 45LC conversion for Pietta 1858
« Last post by ssb73q on January 17, 2021, 11:03:43 AM »
PM sent.
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1858 Remington Revolvers / 1858 Barrel to Frame
« Last post by Ramrod48 on January 17, 2021, 09:40:24 AM »
When putting together a kit gun, does one just torque the barrel in place or add red or blue lock tight.  Cylinder gap looks to be a little under .005 once front sight is vertical to frame. Waiting for gun blue before installing.
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Gunsmithing/Tuning/Parts & Repairs / Re: 1858 conversion over rotation
« Last post by 45 Dragoon on January 17, 2021, 07:37:41 AM »
Also, the hand spring is probably very weak and may be cracked. The job of the hand is 2 fold - It turns the cylinder (carry-up) AND it imparts drag on the ratchet ramp to  slow the rotation for lock-up to happen.  Over rotation (throw-by) is one of  the indicators of a weak or broken hand spring.

Mike
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Gunsmithing/Tuning/Parts & Repairs / Re: 1858 conversion over rotation
« Last post by Hawg on January 17, 2021, 03:50:00 AM »
The reason it overtravels is because the bolt isn't popping up in time to stop it. Since it works when you cock it slow the bolt is correctly timed, so I suspect a weak bolt spring. The hand should be sharp but not needle sharp.
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Gunsmithing/Tuning/Parts & Repairs / 1858 conversion over rotation
« Last post by Rdcollector on January 16, 2021, 10:49:03 PM »
I have an original 1858 that was built in rim fire then converted to Centerfire. It is a five shot. If I cycle the action super slow it works, if it is do e with any speed at all.
 The cylinder seems to spin faster than the hand is pushing it. This causes it to intermittently over rotate before the bolt pops up to lock the cylinder. I am hoping for so
Done with experience to help me out.

Any suggestions for a possible fix would be greatly appreciated.
Also should the hand be super sharp like a needle on the tip?
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