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Old April 22, 2006, 07:19 PM   #6
Dave Markowitz
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Join Date: October 16, 2002
Location: SE PA
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I have one of each and like um all, but I think the Uberti 1858 chambers take a .454" ball, Pietta take .452" same with ASP.
Smokin Gun,

If I remember correctly, Euroarms recommends .454 balls in their 1858s. However, since my other .44 cap and ball piece is a Ruger Old Army, I stock .457s. That's what I shot in the 1858 and they worked very well. No problem seating them and accuracy was good.

One thing that I thought was interesting with my Euroarms is that the chamber mouths came chamfered from the factory, something I haven't seen on any other cap and ball sixgun.
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