Yes and yes.
A feeler guage is used to set the gap between the barrel and cylinder.
When I get home (off this stupid phone) I'll post some pictures.
Out of five 44 s it is my favorite. It is a big frame and very heavy.
An Internet forum is like having a friendly conversation over a drink at a local tavern.
Some guy at the end of the bar always has to stand up and shout something that makes no sense at all.