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Old June 3, 2012, 10:13 PM   #1
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Shooting the Remington 1858 .44 caliber C&B revolver

Had a great time at the range this time out. I've never been disappointed after taking this gun out even if It takes a good long time to re-load. I have two cylinders for it but after a dozen shot or so it gets hard to switch out the cylinders. You have to re-oil it and clean off the fowling. Even so it's on of the most fun guns I have in my collection.

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Old June 3, 2012, 10:23 PM   #2
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What are you lubing the cylinder pin with? It should run longer than that before it starts binding.
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Old June 3, 2012, 10:50 PM   #3
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I use ballistol.
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Old June 4, 2012, 12:08 AM   #4
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I get 4-5 cylinders with Bore Butter. I keep saying I'm going to try PAM but haven't yet.
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Old June 4, 2012, 12:24 AM   #5
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I've gotten better results with Bore Butter but there is a problem. It was almost 90 degrees out that day and at that temperature bore butter becomes practically unusable. Unless I keep a cooler with ice around the stuff is just a pain.
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Old June 4, 2012, 01:02 AM   #6
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Yeah it do get runny but it still works.
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Old June 4, 2012, 07:55 AM   #7
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I usually wipe a little Barrel Blaster on the pin, and then wipe it down periodically as I shoot, about every two dozen shots or so. I also run some through the cylinder with a q-tip.
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