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Old November 27, 2011, 10:55 PM   #1
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Remingtion Change

I'm almost 70 and just cannot hold my revolvers up anymore to shoot. My
lightest one was my Remington at 3 lbs. So had it changed a little. It now
weights 2 lbs. and the balance point is at the trigger like my single shots are
Holds like a rock. At least I can continue to shoot in the revolver matches.
This is a 36 cal. Cylinder holds 15 grs of powder with the ball. No filler used.
Hammer is lighter also resulting in a much faster lock time. Cylinder pin is
held in by a ball bearing detent. Of course you have to load it using a loader.
But boy oh boy does she hold sweet. The maker test fired it at 25 yds from
a sandbag rest and all six shots were in a tight 1 inch group. I know it is
butt ugly, but it is for shootin, not looking at. I'm happy. is offline  
Old November 28, 2011, 06:09 AM   #2
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What a great project!!!

You are right when you say it isn't pretty but what a nod to functionality!

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Old November 28, 2011, 09:33 AM   #3
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Looks awesome to me! I'm particularly interested in the ball bearing detent, and the grips. How were they done?
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