View Full Version : Uberti conversion cylinder in 1858 Pietta

February 14, 2012, 02:05 PM
Has anyone done this & if so what were the dimension/function problems, if any?

February 14, 2012, 05:35 PM
Thinkin the Uberti cylinder is too short.

February 14, 2012, 07:33 PM
Crap! I could deal with the opposite situation. I'm also wondering if the timing might be off as well.

hoof hearted
February 16, 2012, 11:38 AM
Timing SHOULD not be affected.
The Uberti's are a few thou shorter but they usually fit the Euroarms.
I have set the shoulder back on the Pietta barrel (srew it in one more turn) to fit a shorter cylinder in the past but it may not be worth thr price savings for you if you are looking at a second hand cylinder.

Regards, HH