We are similar in our description.
My first revolver was a brass frame 1851 pattern revolver in .36 which I put together as a kit. I bought it in about 1975 or so from Shotgun News, prolly an EMF. And one was not enough.
I got away from the passion thanks to my thankfully Ex wife. Should have divorced her BEFORE I sold all of my cap and ball stuff.
Present wife is much more reasonable. I don't ask her to go shooting and she doesn't ask me to go to church.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. Thomas Jefferson