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Old August 15, 2010, 06:38 AM   #1
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Ball size for Uberti 1858 Rem.

Cabelas offers three sizes of balls for there Rem. 1858. Do you need to bring the cylinder in to be fitted. Ken
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Old August 15, 2010, 07:10 AM   #2
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Most folks do use the .454 balls in their Uberti brand 1858 Remington.

Post #22:
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Originally Posted by Gatofeo
However, I'll have to try some in this Uberti-made Remington replica. Perhaps this revolver has some special ju-ju.

For the record, this same revolver with .454 inch balls, over 30 grs. of FFFG black powder, and a wool felt wad greased with Gatofeo No. 1 Bullet Lubricant will sometimes put all six balls into a 1" group.

http://thefiringline.com/forums/show...ht=uberti+1858
And here's a report that the Uberti factory Remington nipples like the Remington #10 cap:

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Mine's the same except blued. Love the gun. It feels good and shoots well. I've had no problems with it at all. The only minor problem is fitting caps to the stock nipples. CCI #10 are too small, CCI #11 to large (must pinch), but Remington #10 are perfect.

http://thefiringline.com/forums/show...ht=uberti+1858

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