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Old June 26, 2009, 07:03 AM   #1
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Whitney Dragoon revolver

Hello All,
I haven't seen a picture of a Whittney Dragoon posted before, so here is mine.
Its a Uberti which I got last year.
Very comfortable grip, and to my eye, has great lines.

If anybody also has photos of theirs, lets see 'em!
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Old June 26, 2009, 08:26 AM   #2
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Nice revolver you have. I would like to find a 3rd gen that had a reasonable price.
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Old June 26, 2009, 09:18 AM   #3
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The only thing that bothers me about the Dragoons is the how heavy they are.

I do like the idea of how much powder you can put behind the ball though.

Wow.

I remember reading that you can put like 60 grains of powder...

I use about 70-80 grains in my long rifle.

A dragoon must be cannon.

OK i will have to get one.

OH, OH, OH
I want a carbine version of the Dragoon. Shoulder stock and 18 inch barrel.

Does anyone make this, If not I will make my own. I will become the sole distributor of the Dragoon repeating rifle.

Anyone want to send me 5000.00 in venture capital? I guarantee that you will be first on the list to buy one.
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Old June 26, 2009, 10:00 AM   #4
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There are some Dragoons with shoulder stocks on the used market. They command a high price when you find them.

The Dragoons hold less powder than the Walker, the cylinder is 1/4 inch shorter. I have been loading 50grs in my Walker and 37grs in my Dragoons. Those are the colt recommended load size.
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Old June 26, 2009, 10:27 AM   #5
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60 grains is a full chamber in a Walker. The Dragoons don't hold that much; more like 45, maybe 50 if really compressed.
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Old June 26, 2009, 02:42 PM   #6
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pardon me. My error. I thought the dragoons and the walker held the same amount of powder.

OK

So i want a Walker with a shoulder stock and a 20 inch barrel.

I might just have to make my own shoulder stock and have a barrel made for it.

Seems like it would be very very cool.
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Old June 26, 2009, 03:20 PM   #7
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Quote:
haven't seen a picture of a Whitney Dragoon posted before, so here is mine.
Nice Whitney Dragoon my favored one ta boot. I may have one someday but till then I have a 1st Model Colt Sig. Dragoon, and a Uberti Walker... I prefer the Grip and frame of the Whitney Model...
a real nice Colt Big Boy you have there.

My Colt Dragoon holds 50gr of fffg or ffg with a .457" RB and nothin' else...


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Old June 26, 2009, 04:22 PM   #8
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Smokin Gun -
That's a nice brace of hawlegs you got there! What's engraved on the Dragoon's backstrap?
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Old June 26, 2009, 04:41 PM   #9
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That's Sam Colt's Signature comes on the Third gen. or Colt Sig. Model Colts.

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2.../BigColts1.jpg
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Old June 27, 2009, 05:09 AM   #10
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How do you blokes get the picture to show in the message section instead of as an 'attachment'?
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Old June 27, 2009, 05:53 AM   #11
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Click on the [IMG] tag and copy then past in the reply or thread with the text.

ex: [IMG] http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c2...07-08_1137.jpg [/IMG]
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Old June 27, 2009, 11:31 PM   #12
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By crikey, it worked!!
It was the '/' in the [/IMG] which I was missing.
Thanks mate.
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Old June 27, 2009, 11:43 PM   #13
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Anytime Blackhawk13...
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