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Uncle Stinky

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When cycling the action the old Navy Schofield's 45 cylinder hangs on two of six. I need a good Schofield fixer-upper. Any tips? It's a nice shooter and I hate to see it gather dust.

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Try Cody of the cowboy shop. Last I talked to him, he was still working on schofields. 

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Look for rub marks on the front of the cyl.

What's your barrel to cyl gap? You want at least .006-.008.

OLG

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Thanks for the replies. Cylinder gap A-OK. I e-mailed Cody to see if he will take it.

 

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Revolver loaded or empty?

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Empty or loaded it makes no difference. I've miked everything and it is in spec. It runs smooth as baby's butt until it hits the 1st of the 2 cylinders and it locks up tight. I am thinking it might be the hand on the star wheel but I cannot find any burrs or other problems. Disassembled  the gun, removed the lawyer'd safety parts, and could find nothing internal causing the problem. I need an experienced smith to spot the problem. Waiting on Cody right now.

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Tried Cody after a referral. Great work, great prices, quick turnaround. 5 Stars for his work and speedy return of my piece!

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What was the problem?

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