Here is a potential alternative...
Check out Duelist's video on the 1866 Remington Revolver Carbine. In that video, Mike pulls the cylinder on that carbine, which is essentially an 1858 Remington with about the max smoothness I have ever seen. Almost like Eastwood in Pale Rider (Different revolver, but still quite smooth)
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Thomas Jefferson