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Lightning
February 28, 2005, 05:34 AM
Greetings from Australia,

Am looking at getting a Uberti Schofield in 45 Colt for something different to shoot in western action, I currently shooting a pair of Uberti Thunderers in 45 colt & like shooting them but I like the look of the Schofield & want to get one

Could you please tell me about your experience with the Schofield revolver.

thanks for your time & help.

Lightning.

Two Flints
February 28, 2005, 04:15 PM
Howdy fellow"Lightning" & "Top Break" shooter,

We now have a discussion forum dedicated to the BOSS (Brotherhood of Schofield Shootists) family on the Frontier Spot. It is also open to the 44 Russian and other top break revolvers.
http://www.frontierspot.org/viewforum.php?f=68

Come on over and join us in getting this forum going. El Cajon has dedicated a portion of his web site for our use, with the condition it has activity. In other words, use it or we'll loose it. If you are not registered on the Frontier Spot, please sign up and help the BOSS forum be a success.

Two Flints

Jbar4Ranch
March 4, 2005, 02:11 PM
I've never had a Uberti made gun that was sub-standard. My Schofield is in .44-40 and imported by Navy Arms and is an extremely well made revolver. My only complaint (Everyone has an only complaint, right?) is that it prints quite low on the target at 25 yards, about ten inches low. That's a lot of front sight to remove, and would make it look odd, so I'll just remember to hold high. :) Other Uberti's I have include a Lightning .38 spl., several SAA clones in .45 Colt, and a couple of rifles. All of them have been great guns.

klw
March 4, 2005, 06:11 PM
Had three different brands. One, San Marco's maybe, was absolutely horrible. Miserable gun. The second, a Navy Arms, worked perfectly. Both of these were in 45 Colt. Didn't really care for the design but certainly the Navy Arms gun was excellent.

Also had a Smith & Wesson. REALLY overpriced I thought. Worked about as well as the Navy Arms but must have cost at least twice as much. Absolutely NOT worth the money. It shot WAY off from the point of aim and it would freeze up easily if dirt got into the wrong place. Returned it to the S&W Performance Center for both of these faults (two trips, one each) and they only lost the gun once. Took them months and months to find it but at least when it came back it didn't work (the dirt problem).

I REALLY love Smiths. I REALLY like their Performance Center guns. I REALLY don't like the service from the Performance Center and I didn't like their Schoefield.

The S&W PC, incidentally, has had a number of bummers including their 646 40 S&W revolver and their 38 Super revolver.