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Old April 15, 2001, 01:36 PM   #1
RON in PA
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Join Date: December 22, 1998
Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA
Posts: 673
Tried out 2 new toys yesterday, an Uberti 1861 navy and a Chrony Master Beta chronograph. Shot the 1861 with a .380 ball, 25 grains of Elephant 3f and Remington # 10 caps. This is a near max load in this revolver. Grease over the chambers. Got 948 fps average velovity with the 84 grain ball. To my delight the gun shot dead-on at 50 ft, replicas often shoot high, and gave good combat accuracy, 3-4 in offhand. I suspect that G-O would give higher velocity as when tested in the past,in other guns,it did so.
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