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napp
December 9, 2010, 02:17 PM
My 1858 Remington New Army arrived yesterday to join the Colt 1860 Army which came earlier in the week. Both guns are manufactured by Pietta; and were ordered from Cabela's.

Haven't had a chance to fire either one, yet; but I am impressed with the fit, finish, and actions of both. The markings of the case hardening are more evident on the Remington than the Colt; while the bluing is very similar on each gun. The checkered grips of the Remington feel good in the hand.

No, I don't have a favorite, yet. That will have to wait until I make a trip to the range.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/silvergto/P1010320.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e364/silvergto/P1010271.jpg

Doc Hoy
December 9, 2010, 02:43 PM
They would both be my favorites until I got a third one in which case all three would be favorites.

Congrats.

AirForceShooter
December 9, 2010, 03:09 PM
can you choose which child you love the most???

I'll pick the remmy

AFS

HotShot.444
December 9, 2010, 03:11 PM
Congrats on 1,000 posts! Merry Christmas, too. H.S.444

HotShot.444
December 9, 2010, 03:16 PM
Hey, to authentically fire these, don't you need a duster and black Stetson?? (VERY nice pair.) You are now addicted. H.S.444

Slowhand
December 9, 2010, 10:17 PM
I've always had a thing for those curved lines on the 1860 and 1862 Colts. Beauttiful. Classical.

57 Chevys were cool too.