Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by Mountain Lion
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Springfield model 1873,question
Replies: 5
Views: 237
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Re: Springfield model 1873,question

I have heard exactly the same thing about jacketed bullets vs. lead bullets. I have only shot the black powder, lead shells through my carbine and rifle with no adverse effects. I have purchased and had good luck with ammunition from Buffalo Arms. See https://www.buffaloarms.com/45-70-government-405...
by Mountain Lion
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Pistols
Topic: Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED
Replies: 4
Views: 583
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Re: Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED

There is a small screw just forward of the trigger. You can see a glimpse of it in the top picture. Remove the screw. The cylinder shaft will pull out with a little nudging from a screwdriver. Nothing to it -- if you know the trick. Yes, I've put at least 150 round of modern .22 short through it wit...
by Mountain Lion
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Pistols
Topic: Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED
Replies: 4
Views: 583
United States of America

Re: Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED

I stumbled into an answer. Hope you all enjoy the pictures. Read somewhere online that these guns were carried by gamblers and ladies of the night. Kind of cool stuff.
by Mountain Lion
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Pistols
Topic: Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED
Replies: 4
Views: 583
United States of America

Whitneyville Armory No. 1 Revolver PICTS ADDED

I recently bought a seven shot, .22 short revolver. The markings on the barrel are "Whitneyville Armory CT USA" Best I can tell, it was made between 1871 and 1875. Serial number 298XX. I have shot this gun, it works as well in 2017 as it did in 1875. My question is, however, does anyone have any ide...
by Mountain Lion
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Series 5 Nagoya
Replies: 2
Views: 2304
United States of America

Re: Series 5 Nagoya

I don't know what you traded, but I believe you got the best of the bargain. Nice looking rifle! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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