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Old January 3, 2008, 07:12 PM   #1
hashett jack
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Schofield Nº 3

Hi Friends :
Over here , in Spain , we play a black powder cartridge discipline with revolvers , which is named " Piñal " .
Replicas must keep fidelity with original ones to be allowed in the competition , and just here start my doubt .
I¨ve just buyed a Smith & wesson Nº 3 Schofield manufactured in 2000th ; it mount a floating firing pin , and I don´t know if any original did .
So my answer is When S&W started to mount this system ?
Thanks in advance
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Old January 3, 2008, 07:53 PM   #2
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I think it was the 1950's when they started. No original Schofield ever came with a floating firing pin. The Ubertis have a hammer mounted pin like the originals
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Old January 22, 2008, 12:17 PM   #3
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That frame-mounted firing pin on the S&W Schofield 2000 was mandated by their lawyers for "safety." Doesn't really make it any safer, but made the lawyers happy.

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