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Percussion Rifles / Re: Lorenz
« Last post by Miguel Loco on Today at 08:41:25 PM »
Sorry you had an issue with the boolits. But it sounds like you have everything going the right direction...as usual. Great job!
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Percussion Rifles / Re: Lorenz
« Last post by Racing on Today at 06:58:44 PM »
Uhu brother and in such a case a valuable lesson to us...
We´re after all set up to CNC cut basically any mold you wish. Due that it is an imperative piece of lesson no doubt.
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Percussion Rifles / Re: Lorenz
« Last post by Hawg on Today at 05:41:07 PM »
Giving thought to if the skirt of them boolits are simply to thin. I need a friggin YARDSTICK to measure a group. Boolits going through the target sideways and what not.

That's what I expected given the size of them but you never know til you try.
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Welcome Wagon / Re: New to the forum.
« Last post by mike116 on Today at 04:49:45 PM »
Welcome from Colorado.
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Welcome Wagon / Re: New to the forum.
« Last post by Miguel Loco on Today at 03:54:41 PM »
Welcome! Ask any questions you have. The guys here will get you straight.....
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Projectiles / Re: Conicals for Paper Cartridges .44 calibre
« Last post by oldhunter1954 on Today at 03:43:40 PM »
 I have a Pietta 1858 Remington Steel Army .44 8 inch barrel. I purchased Bullets .450" diameter, 200 grain, conical revolver bullet for .44 Army Revolvers, cast from LEE 90382 from Track of the Wolf, Inc. The cast bullets seem to be the same exact size as the cylinder chamber. They do not even start into the cylinder chamber so I cannot rotate the cylinder under the loading lever. Am I doing this wrong? Any idea or help.

Regards,
Jerry
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Welcome Wagon / New to the forum.
« Last post by spacejase on Today at 03:34:39 PM »
Hi everyone. I am introducing myself  to everyone here on the forum. Like many of you, I fell in love with the 1858 new model army and purchased one. Mine is an  Urberti. I have some questions about the gun and I appreciate being apart of a forum where people with far more knowledge than myself can give good advice to this newbie.
Thanks for having me!

spacejase
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1858 Remington Revolvers / No 26631 a Navy
« Last post by Racing on Today at 01:53:57 PM »


A semi worn Navy,i guess. Stocks are certainly on their last leg,told customer it might be an idea to adress that. As he´s intent is to shoot the thing the original stocks can be replaced and put to the side in my opinion.

Jobs pulled tho. Yes.
For once the wear that had made cylinder clearance increase was to the recoil shield. That´s a first!  {:(
Checked length of the cylinder,of course,and even tried a stocker of known good dimensions...but still had like 0,9mm clearance.
Giving that some thought i opted to add material to the entry/forcing cone of the piece.

In turn timing was a tad off,handled that. Just drifted that small cam for the bolt a millimeter approx and done deal. Rest of the innards were in absolutely ok order.
Added material to the front sight..and of course as the barrel was on the lathe i handed the poor thing a fresh muzzle job too.

First trials,shooting the thing,come tomorrow i hope.  :-*
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Percussion Rifles / Re: Lorenz
« Last post by Racing on Today at 01:47:12 PM »


Well. We went shooting,now with the front sight having been fed more meat. Indeed the front sight seems to be at least reasonably within realms.
Sry to say though the bullets are NOT.

Giving thought to if the skirt of them boolits are simply to thin. I need a friggin YARDSTICK to measure a group. Boolits going through the target sideways and what not.
In short,back to the drawing board.

My idea as of current is to use the ringtails for now. Thinking as such that they´ll sure bump up handing them a reasonable amount of powder and what´s more they will no doubt stay intact upon firing.
Just to get an idea of what the rifle is capable of if nothing else.













One thing i guess we can agree on. The debate as far as the rifling of this thing i guess we can put to a rest. That there will sure suffice,and then some.
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General Discussion / Re: I'm back...for a bit
« Last post by SourMashII on July 04, 2020, 12:02:07 PM »
Think I sent an email. Trying to see if iMessage will email, like it is supposed to.
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