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Old February 26, 2008, 10:10 AM   #1
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36 Cal Navy Model

It is a Euroarms. resembles an 1851 colt .36

would the ball diameter be .375 ? thanks..
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Old February 26, 2008, 10:29 AM   #2
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Yup .375 but some like the .380 Ball too.
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Old February 26, 2008, 04:35 PM   #3
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As long as the .375 shaves a ring you're good to go.
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Old February 26, 2008, 07:22 PM   #4
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ring? you mean when it gets stuffed in the cylinder, right?
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Old February 26, 2008, 07:32 PM   #5
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Yep, you want it to shave a ring off the ball when you ram it down.
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Old February 27, 2008, 08:24 AM   #6
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A lot of Euroarms revolvers have chamfered chamber mouths and don't shave the lead ring. You can look at the ball after it is loaded and see how the excess "rolled" up around the end of the plunger.
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Old February 27, 2008, 11:34 AM   #7
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Alright, will try that today..thanks!
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Old February 27, 2008, 02:58 PM   #8
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euroarms tend to have the same chamber dimensions as Pietta. .375 should be good if there is a tight swage-down upon loading whether or not ring gets shaved. Uberti has somewhat larger chamber mouths and often prefers a .380". I've found that Speer balls are round and their .375s work in my ubertis. Hornady balls are often a bit lopsided and will slip into the chambers with no friction.
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