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  1. hawg replied to the thread WHAT IS THIS?.

    That's what made me think of a zinc scraper. I've got a few of those cleaner bullets in my collection.

    Aug 17, 2022 at 6:02 PM
  2. hawg attached a file to the thread Uberti 1875?.

    Possibly. My dragoon made in 2013. it still had the CL date code on the frame tho. It's my understanding they changed the date codes to...

    546CUtil.jpg Aug 17, 2022 at 5:04 PM
  3. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1858 New Army Black Powder Revolver 44 Caliber 8" Barrel Engraved Frame Ivory Grips.

    The grips on my RM are polymer but they don't show any grain structure. Maybe that's what you meant by plastic but to me plastic grips...

    Aug 17, 2022 at 3:27 PM
  4. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1875?.

    What Driftwood said. I would be concerned about the serial number. It's unlikely anybody would ever know about it unless it was stolen...

    Aug 17, 2022 at 3:22 PM
  5. hawg replied to the thread A gun I wasn't looking for.

    They're only cool to some people. I think they're ugly. I don't like half wood half rubber grips and I don't like finger grooves. I...

    Aug 17, 2022 at 3:09 PM
  6. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1858 New Army Black Powder Revolver 44 Caliber 8" Barrel Engraved Frame Ivory Grips.

    Uberti just says engraved. Most of the sites that sell them say they're laser engraved.

    Aug 17, 2022 at 3:05 PM
  7. hawg replied to the thread A gun I wasn't looking for.

    The grips would have to go.

    Aug 17, 2022 at 4:55 AM
  8. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1858 New Army Black Powder Revolver 44 Caliber 8" Barrel Engraved Frame Ivory Grips.

    Well it is real engraving done by a laser.

    Aug 17, 2022 at 1:02 AM
  9. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1875?.

    I don't knw if this counts as reasonable but it does have one. Those are just the Gardonne proof and the Gardonne smokeless proof. I...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 9:14 PM
  10. hawg liked Jimster's post in the thread DGW Pedersoli 2 Band Naval Rifle.

    Holy smokes! I’ve had this rifle on pre-order for a long time and today I got an email that it has shipped!!! I pre ordered this about...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:23 PM
  11. hawg replied to the thread Uberti 1858 New Army Black Powder Revolver 44 Caliber 8" Barrel Engraved Frame Ivory Grips.

    I guess that depends on if you want the laser engraving and polymer grips..

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:22 PM
  12. hawg replied to the thread WHAT IS THIS?.

    You're thinking of UMC. Union Metallic Cartridge Co. They merged with Remington in 1912.

    Aug 16, 2022 at 6:12 PM
  13. hawg replied to the thread Price Check (new to BP).

    That's about right for one that's laser engraved and polymer grips. The engraving is very light.

    Aug 16, 2022 at 5:38 PM
  14. hawg replied to the thread WHAT IS THIS?.

    I've never seen a bullet like that. The base may be a zinc scraper. It's not for a rifled musket tho. The primer tin held centerfire...

    Aug 16, 2022 at 5:14 PM
  15. hawg replied to the thread Pietta 1851 Navy.

    Wild Bill favored the 1851 after the 1873 Colt's came out. It is said that he switched to a cartridge version of the 1851 before 1875.

    Aug 16, 2022 at 11:36 AM
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