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Old September 27, 2020, 08:37 PM   #26
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Interesting read.

BTW Prof Young, I was in Elk City just 43 years ago. Was in the “neighborhood” visiting my Great Aunt who lived in Kamiah. It’s beautiful country out there.
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Old October 25, 2020, 10:56 PM   #27
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Midwayusa offers new black powder revolvers with the cylinder conversion purchased seperate.
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Old October 25, 2020, 11:22 PM   #28
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I have a 1970s "Legal Defender" Conversion. It was sold with easy reading between the lines for the purpose of assembling a .38 S&W (Yes, .38 S&W, much more available than .38 Colt in the pre-CAS era.) from a non-GCA 68 cap and ball in repressive jurisdictions.

It is a simplified Richards type without gate or ejector.
Accuracy was nil, even loading HBWC in an attempt to engage the Uberti 1851 rifling. So I caught my gunsmith in an experimental mood and he lined the barrel to .358".
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