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June 7, 2010, 02:08 PM
I have a replica 40 cal EIE handgun made in Italy. Does anybody out there have a parts gun that I could buy the triger from or does anybody know where nI can get one. I bought this gun without one? My email is
June 7, 2010, 09:25 PM
Is this a single shot pistol?
June 8, 2010, 04:57 AM
In about 1976 I was given a single shot percussion pistol which I measured at 40 cal. It was in very poor condition. It was missing the lock and the ramrod. I refinished the stock and fitted a lock from a colonial pistol.
The barrel of this pistol was very plain and in spite of the overall poor condition the bluing was still is good shape. It had a very thin barrel wall. At the muzzle, the thickness of the barrel could not have been more than about an eight of an inch. The barrel had a noticable taper so at the lock, there was more metal.
I must confess I do not know what happened to the pistol.
The reason I am going into this level of detail is that I was able to fit that colonial pistol lock with only a little modification of the stock. You may find that a trigger available from someplace like Dixie Gunworks will fit the pistol.
I would love to see some photos of the pistol just out of curiosity.
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