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Old September 7, 2002, 04:18 AM   #1
cpileri
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New to BP

I have been considering a BP revolver for awhile.

I know it exists; but I forget the name of, a BP 44 or 45 revolver that has available drop-in cylinders for 45LC blackpowder loads.

So I guess I am first asking the NAME of the revolver?

Then a few more questions: how much do they run? who sells them? does the cartridge cylinder require a FFL? what loads are safe in the cartridge cylinder and who sells them? or do I need to reload?

Any thoughts/comments about the quality of this/these? reliability? fun????
thanks 1,000,000
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Old September 7, 2002, 11:27 AM   #2
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Welcome to the BP crowd.

You've got hundreds of centuries of heritage behind you. From the simple gonnes that were affixed to a shaft of wood and lit with a stick to the modern in-line guns of today. For me, it's a lot more challenging than the modern guns.

Ruger Old Army. Those cylinders cost about $300 from Brownells.
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Old September 7, 2002, 01:25 PM   #3
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The drop in cylinders are an aftermarket item, They sell them to fit into either the Rugers, or the steel framed remington clones.

Taylor and Company currently sells them

http://www.taylorsfirearms.com/

They do not require an ffl, and are safe with cowboy loads only.

Can't comment on reliability or fun, cuz I havn't ordered mine yet, but I will, eventually.
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