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Old March 3, 2009, 06:12 PM   #1
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Help! - Caps fall off 1858 Remington

A few weeks back, I bought a Sweeeet Ulberti 1858 Remington New Army Stainless 44 Cal revolver. I am loading 25-30 grains of triple-7 FFF, a Lubed Wad and a 454 Ball.
My problem, the #11 caps fall off the nipples after shot #1!!!!
How do I get them to stay in place?????
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Old March 3, 2009, 06:13 PM   #2
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I pinch my caps to get them to stay put.

You might try some #10 caps.
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Old March 3, 2009, 07:00 PM   #3
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My last one required a #10 cap. mine are Remingtons and these are readily available and if you did not get the manual with your, contact the manufacture and request one.

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Old March 3, 2009, 08:00 PM   #4
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Quote Simonkenton
You might try some #10 caps
That would more than likely do the trick. Changing cones to Tresos and using #10 Remmingtons would pretty much guarantee success

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Old March 3, 2009, 10:36 PM   #5
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I have the same gun, Remington #10's will solve the problem.
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Old March 3, 2009, 11:57 PM   #6
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Remington #10s fit my 1858 perfectly...but CCI #10s won't even begin to seat. I can use #11s if I pinch them on, but Remington 10s are the best fit by far.
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Old March 4, 2009, 10:12 PM   #7
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Pinch them

pinch them or buy the remington caps from Cabelas
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Old March 8, 2009, 10:57 PM   #8
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i second that opinion on the #10 remington caps they fit great on my remmy also!
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