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Everything posted by KH24

  1. I just had a Colt 1851 fitted with the Krist Knoverter kit done through VTI. Action job, barrel relined, and fitting of the cylinder, in less than 3 weeks. If you have a blackpowder revolver needing work try VTI.
  2. First local match - shooter picked up shotgun (1897) shot 2 rounds - than loaded 4 more for the remaining shotgun targets. We didn't have a handbook handy - later page 27, shotgun can only be loaded with 2 rounds. What is the call for the remaining 4 rounds? Misses? Would the shooter be able to make up the misses - even when the knockdowns or flyers have been shot?
  3. Feel your pain. Waited 1 year to get 1 pistol done. Excellent work, too long on the wait time.
  4. Glad the date changed, now I will be able to attend this year. The Mason Dixon shoot has always been a great match. Last year's stages were fantastic. Just because it's not a Divisional don't miss attending this match.
  5. Didn't realize posting picture would be so pain full. Is there some delay on the number of posts?
  6. I will get some pictures out later tonight. If you thought the tab on the Uberti was bad, wait tell you see this one. Just a thin post.
  7. I picked up one the other day from GunBroker. The 38 spec with the 20in round barrel. Haven't had time to actually fire it, did some dry firing with dummy rounds. Cycling was smooth, but not like a well turned gun from one of the top smiths supporting SASS shooters. Actually smoother, than my stock Miroku 73. What is interesting the caliber is marked 38 special but the carrier is the same length as the 73 - .357 rifle. Rounds loaded to 1.57 inches cycled much better than the 38 spec length of 1.42 inches. Sorry no pictures - compared to the non-shootable 150th year commemorative rifle fit and finish are about the same. Course the wood on the commemorative is outstanding compared to the stock gun and the bluing looks slightly darker on the commemorative. Price was the same as the Uberti's on Gunbroker.
  8. Mr. Pettifogger, Nice design - looks very similar to the light weight level safety springs being made for the Uberti. Maybe one of the entrepreneur gunsmiths will start making these for the Winchester. In the mean time looks like owners of the Winchester 73 are on their own. What size wire spring did you use?
  9. Can you provide cost and contact information Mr. Lipowicz? Thanks
  10. I have been fairly successful with the Ruger Vaquero 4 3/4" barrel with the low spur hammer & short stroke. As someone mentioned Taylor has a Colt clone with the 1860 grip that is also short stroked. Recommend the .357s - buy the 38 Long Colt cases- holds a little over 1CC of 2F. No filler necessary.
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