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Old June 26, 2001, 08:30 PM   #1
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cabellas rolling block 50

anyone know who makes the 50 cal rolling block sold by cabellas? it is a remington look-a-like....
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Old June 27, 2001, 09:08 AM   #2
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It is made by Pedersoli. I own one and love it. I wanted an in-line for hunting, but like the looks of older guns. This gun met both requirements. The gun is very accurate and well made - like all of Pedersoli's guns.

I'm sure you know, but the orginal rolling blocks were breach loading cartridge guns designed to compete with the Sharps. Pedersoli added a breach plug with a musket nipple at the breach end, making a breach loading cartridge gun into a front stuffer.

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Old July 3, 2001, 09:39 AM   #3
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cjc, I agree, I have a Uberti repro of the Remington calvary rolling block pistol in 45 cal and it's the nicest gun. Great looks, superb craftsmanship and a balance that is comparable with firearms three times the price.

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