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#5532556 - 01/10/15 11:25 AM Working on a new black powder rig
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Just purchased a Colt 1860 Army replica from Pietta. Overall, the revolver is well made for the price, but it needed some work. I refitted and refinished the grips, which to my surprise were figured walnut; timed parts correctly, and polished the internals. I wish my modern guns had a trigger this nice. It came packed in some cosmoline type material, and I had to break it down completely to clean it all off and oil appropriately.







I made a bag to tote around my powder flask, balls, caps, and etc.



I am going to go pickup some leather to make a Texas Ranger inspired gun belt for it, which will include this nice bowie knife my lovely gf gave me.



Edited by Colt W. Knight (01/10/15 11:27 AM)

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#5532687 - 01/10/15 12:36 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
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That's sharp.
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#5532735 - 01/10/15 12:57 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
syncerus Offline
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Looking good.
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#5532759 - 01/10/15 01:09 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
wburke2010 Offline
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That is a good looking handgun. up

Walter

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#5532809 - 01/10/15 01:48 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Thanks yall. If I enjoy shooting this one as much as I think, a brace of Navy revolvers is going to be in my future.

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#5533405 - 01/10/15 06:39 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
RiverRider Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
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It's beautiful, Colt...almost too purty to shoot!
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Originally Posted By: Cleric
God I am hating caliber threads more and more

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#5533536 - 01/10/15 07:21 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: Colt W. Knight]
wburke2010 Offline
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Being blackpowder what are you shooting out of it.

Walter

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#5533658 - 01/10/15 08:19 PM Re: Working on a new black powder rig [Re: wburke2010]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
It's beautiful, Colt...almost too purty to shoot!


F that, I shoot all my firearms. rifle It is pretty though, I was impressed being a relatively inexpensive Italian copy.


Originally Posted By: wburke2010
Being blackpowder what are you shooting out of it.

Walter


.454 round balls. Eventually, I would like to make some paper cartridges with some conicals.

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