Captain*kirk's Recent Activity

  1. Captain*kirk liked 45 Dragoon's post in the thread Little Things - Cylinder Movement @ Firing Position.

    Well, there is no "trigger reset". There is a " trigger return " which happens when moving your finger forward and off the trigger (no...

    Jan 19, 2022 at 11:44 AM
  2. Captain*kirk liked drobs's post in the thread Cutting the frame for a loading gate, and legality..

    "He said she said" from his ATF inspector is not the same thing as a determination letter. If he has a letter he should post it up.

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:46 PM
  3. Captain*kirk liked webrx's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Driftwood you have some cool BP stuff! While not as robust aka no heavy loads, and not as durable (unless they are fully tuned by...

    medium.jpg medium.jpg medium.jpg Jan 18, 2022 at 7:42 PM
  4. Captain*kirk liked Driftwood Johnson's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Howdy Again If we are talking about cartridge revolvers now, this little S&W No 1, 1st Issue, 5th Type left the factory in 1859. One of...

    pmq296eNj.jpg plS1uHScj.jpg Jan 18, 2022 at 7:42 PM
  5. Captain*kirk liked drobs's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Pretty sure the 1st ever reproduction C&B revolver imported to the USA was a brass framed 1851 Navy. It was imported by Val Forgett of...

    val-j-forgett-jr-2.jpg Jan 18, 2022 at 7:41 PM
  6. Captain*kirk liked 45 Dragoon's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Years ago I set up a pair of brass Armys, 1 each for 2 customers. They were somewhat of a test to see if close tollerances would keep...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:39 PM
  7. Captain*kirk liked hawg's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Yes, Remington made some .31 pocket revolvers out of brass but I don't think it was very many. I can't think of any brass .32's. There...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:38 PM
  8. Captain*kirk liked LaneP's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Similar to some here, I grew up on the cheap Italian made, brass frame repros. As a teen I bought one in the mid-70's in .36 cal. It was...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:36 PM
  9. Captain*kirk liked hawg's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    I knew Uberti made some brass framed Colts early on. I think that's the first Uberti G&G I've seen.

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:36 PM
  10. Captain*kirk liked Driftwood Johnson's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    One of my favorite books about metals is Fighting Iron, A Metals Handbook for Arms Collectors, by Art Gogan. Gogan calls Gunmetal a...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:36 PM
  11. Captain*kirk liked Driftwood Johnson's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Howdy The first revolver of any type that I ever bought is this Uberti 44 caliber, brass framed 'Navy'. I bought it in 1968. I of...

    po10HmLRj.jpg Jan 18, 2022 at 7:35 PM
  12. Captain*kirk liked mcb's post in the thread Brass frame revolvers.

    Engineering rambling... But gunmetal is arguable nearly as much a Brass as it is a Bronze. The line between Brass (an alloy primarily...

    Jan 18, 2022 at 7:34 PM
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice