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Old August 13, 2008, 06:18 PM   #1
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PAWN SHOP Find

Went to the local Pawn Shop today and in a case was a single shot .45
Cal Kentuky style pistol in what looked to be great shape. I asked to see it because I could not see the price tag (tag said 55.00) I looked it over very carefull and I now own it.......
Now what am I gonna need.....I know it is a .45 cal and I think it is a CVA.
I got it on layaway since I am between paydays and did not want to loose it.
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Old August 13, 2008, 06:53 PM   #2
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Unfortunately, what you now need to purchase will take as much money as you spent for the gun. Assuming it's a caplock:

.440 round balls
2f or 3f powder, either real black or synthetic (Pyrodex P)
percussion caps
powder measure capable of 50 grains
powder flask or horn
0.010 .45 cal patches (to start, .015, .020 or pillow ticking later)
patch lube (or buy pre-lubed patches)
cleaning patches
short starter
.45 cal cleaning jag
black powder solvent
nipple wrench
nipple pick

And a good tooth whitener as you'll be grinning from ear to ear after shooting it.

Some optional items: ball puller, patch puller, range rod.
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Old August 13, 2008, 07:27 PM   #3
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Mykeal pretty much covered it.
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Old August 13, 2008, 09:17 PM   #4
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I went back and there was a .44 cal cap & ball, I did not even look at the make I just put it on lay-away too, I think it might be a 1858....it has chrome
frame and brass accents and it too was in great shape, looked at the niples and they looked real good, used but not abused. Can't wait until payday

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Old August 13, 2008, 09:29 PM   #5
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Chrome or stainless steel?
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Old August 13, 2008, 09:33 PM   #6
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Hmmmm, Shiney....looked chrome but I am not sure, maybe plated.
I know it shined like chrome, the cylinder was nice and tight, no play
and when the hammer was pulled back eveerything seemed to work right.
I will get it out on the 27th and let everyone know.
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Old August 14, 2008, 03:18 PM   #7
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Buzzard, was just down that way a week ago...did a quick turn around run to pick up a family member.
I was off at Exit#56 to left turn to the AM PM station...now where's this pawn shop? LoL! Good findings...CA Pawn shops stopped sellin' BP Guns cause a xtra paperwork. I never thought to go to AZ and look around. I won't hit yur stompin' grounds jus' tell me where not to go...HeeHee!


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Old August 14, 2008, 03:28 PM   #8
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Keep heading North on stockton Hill RD and turn right on Northern AVE the pawn shop is on the right about 3/4 mile down...Pawn World.....they had a couple of other C&B revolvers and 2 I think 36 cal boot pistols and another
.45 single shot with a shorter than a Kentucky Stock.......

And you or anyone else is welcome to shop in there.... My allowence has been spoken for for a good while now
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