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Old May 27, 2011, 08:59 PM   #101
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A thing of beauty!! USFA .45 colt. 5 1/2 inch barrel.
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Old May 27, 2011, 10:03 PM   #102
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Coop,

Beautiful gun. Too bad I can't afford it. My local gun shop carries them, but I can only buy them if I'm single. Married with children is bad for hobbies.
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Old May 28, 2011, 08:06 AM   #103
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hongrn, I know how that goes. I wait for our tax refund to buy, and it helps that my FFL holder is a long time friend, and will set up an easy payment plan, if I need one. Next month, I plan to buy two Rossi R92 leaver action rifles, .45 colt, and .44 magnum.
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Old May 28, 2011, 10:40 AM   #104
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Here's one more I recently aquired ... Imported thru EAA, made in W. Germany and 1890 Colt Peacemaker in .45Colt w/ a 4 5/6" bbl.
A 4 5/6 inch barrel? Now that is an odd duck!
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Old May 28, 2011, 11:45 AM   #105
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What are standard BBL. lengths of Colt single action revolvers? 4 5/8" is a standard Colt length.
It was a typo ... and dang yes you caught me in error of 4 5/6" that should a been 4 5/8" ... or as some call it 4 3/4".
Thanks for the heads up...
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Old May 28, 2011, 02:38 PM   #106
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Here's my 4 5/8 inch Jager Bisley Model in .44-40 Winchester....

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Old May 28, 2011, 03:22 PM   #107
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Might as well show off my meager collection ( excuse the Kimber).
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Old May 28, 2011, 04:00 PM   #108
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My newest...Uberti 1851 London Navy. Second photos of my cnversions and open top'



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Old May 28, 2011, 04:21 PM   #109
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Might as well show off my meager collection ( excuse the Kimber).
Everybody has to start some where. That's a real nice begining (Kimber included)
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Old May 28, 2011, 05:32 PM   #110
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OK CameronP,

....Like your Kimber was never there. What Kimber?

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Old May 28, 2011, 06:03 PM   #111
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Wasn't that the Kimber that Bob Ford shot Jesse James with?
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Old May 29, 2011, 01:37 AM   #112
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What are standard BBL. lengths of Colt single action revolvers? 4 5/8" is a standard Colt length.
It was a typo ... and dang yes you caught me in error of 4 5/6" that should a been 4 5/8" ... or as some call it 4 3/4".
Yes, 4 3/4" for Colt, 4 5/8" for Ruger. Danged if I know why, but I guess Ruger had to be a little different. Considering you have to machine the shoulder of the barrel and ejector to fit the barrel to the frame I know some 4 3/4" Colts end up being 4 5/8" anyway. But nomenclature-wise, 4 3/4" is the catalog correct length for Colts.
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Old May 29, 2011, 02:29 AM   #113
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Nice Bisley Junebug ... and hey what did you do with that Kimber ... I can hide it for him :O)

Model-P this one Measures 4.680" ... and what you told me when I say 4 3/4" the dang Gunshops say 4 5/8" ... I have a 1877 Colt Thunderer .41Colt that's the same length 4 5/8" ... I believe ya, but when/how did this discrepancy come about?
I'm just curious is all an 1/8" don't matter a whole lot to me.
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Old May 29, 2011, 05:19 AM   #114
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I never measured one but I've always heard 4 3/4.
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Old May 29, 2011, 09:27 AM   #115
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June Bug:

That was a slick trick with my posted pic.
I noticed my Kimber was in a very sulky mood.
I could be a closet polygamist ( I love all 1911s, SSAs, Remies, Ruger Old Armys, Colts, etc, etc, etc,)
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Old May 29, 2011, 09:59 AM   #116
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As Model-P has already stated, for some reason, Colt used the 4 3/4" designation, while Ruger came up with 4.62" (.625" = 5/8").
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