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The THR Walker Club

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by scrat, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. kituwa

    kituwa Member

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    whitesongs,a 100% accurate walker,,i could use one of those! A cylinder full of round balls all through the same hole would be nice! OK,just joking,i know what you ment,lol.
     
  2. 4speed

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    I just can't resist the bling.:) This is a "Richland Arms" piece I got a couple of weeks ago. The case is awesome, very well done.
    She who must be obeyed has even allowed me to keep this on the sideboard in our DR. ;)

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  3. DoubleDeuce 1

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    Holy Smoke 4Speed!!!:what::what::what:
    Is that stainless or just the lighting? That case looks superb!:cool:
     
  4. 4speed

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    Thanks Duece. I will have to check whether it is stainless, nickel, or just polished steel. It isn't blued. Have to dig up a magnet. :)
     
  5. kituwa

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    A magnet will stick to some types of stainless so that isnt a very sure way to tell.Try cleaning a small place off with a degreaser and put a little blueing con it.If its stainless it wont take the bluing. That is a VERY nice looking walker!
     
  6. 4speed

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    Thanks

    The magnet sticks so I didn't learn anything. It also sticks to my stainless ruger vaquero. Oh well it really doesn't matter because it will never see any BP as long as I own it which will be as long as I am on the right side of the sod.;)
     
  7. DoubleDeuce 1

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    Send it to me and I'll see if my magnet sticks to it...:cool:

    Just plain old beautiful.
     
  8. markvegas

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    Sign me up...

    I've had my Colt Signature Series Walker for close to 20 years I think, bought it during production....just found this forum!

    Unfired, NIB...
     

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  9. DoubleDeuce 1

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    Markvegas,
    Beautiful revolver there. Fix yourself a pot of coffee and go over all the entries for this thread... Better order a pizza too, and maybe a few sandwiches. You could be reading for quite a while.

    And welcome.:cool:
     
  10. 4speed

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    I'll second that. I have been here for about eight months and still haven't seen them all. :scrutiny: Welcome.
     
  11. YumaKid

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    Can a "Remington Guy" ask a question?

    No, I don't have a Walker; the closest I come to that is that my 16 y.o. son has a .44 "Fake Navy". But I try to read every thread and I saw a post here that just befuddles my brain every time I see a comment like this....

    How does one do that??? :confused:

    I don't see a gun (BP, smokeless, revolver, pistol, rifle, shotgun) as "mine" until, under my direction, it makes smoke, noise, and a hole in a target. I've even taken a "Demand Day" off in the middle of the work-week just to go to the range with a new gun!
     
  12. DoubleDeuce 1

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    Yuma,
    For me it would almost be like spending a mint, uncirculated coin. That shiny nickel that you spent twenty dollars for will only get you one five cent Hershey bar ( a very long time ago...).:scrutiny:

    I have to admit I have a few shooters that will never be fired. I look at them as works of art almost. For most of the ones that will remain unfired, I have shooters of the same version/ model. There are times when I wonder why...:cool:
     
  13. YumaKid

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    I understand and appreciate that. But it's a thing of beauty when a tool (and a gun is a tool, like a shovel or a hammer) fulfills the intent for which it was created. If it NEVER puts one in the X because it's NEVER aimed and fired at the X; then its beauty is deminished in my mind.

    Okay, without all the philosophical argument; when I see a beautiful firearm, I apprciate the artistry in its "lines". But I really want to ask "How's it shoot?", because that's the reason the firearm was designed. When it's in the X (or often in my case "anywhere inside the 6"); that's when its true beauty shows.
     
  14. markvegas

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    All my black powder stuff (Colt 2nd generation 2nd model Dragoon, Uberti 1860 Army and 1862 Police, Pietta '58 Remmington, ASM '63 Sharps SRC and Shilo 50-140 x 3-1/2 rifle) went into storage for a decade while I pursued other interests.

    It was a mistaken belief Signature series Colts would be collectable that prevented me from shooting it, but I know better now, it will be 'unfired' no more forever soon...
     
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    YumaKid

    Their out there. I bought a Signature Walker last summer from the original owner that appears to have never been touched. It was still in the white box with the serial number on it that Colt shipped it in. I have another Walker for shootin so I will either leave it alone or sell it someday. It is real purty.:)
     
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    Membership

    Would like to join, promise to behave.

    Walter H. Klaus
     

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  17. kituwa

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    Hi wklaus, I saw your pic you put up with your walker next to your ROA,looks good together and gives a good comparison on the sizes for those who have not seen them together. While the walker is a large very heavy gun it has grown on me.It actually makes it easier for me to hold steady and seems like the weight covers up a less than perfect trigger release. I didnt like the way my cylinder locked up on mine,you could jiggle the cylinder when it was cocked and get it to unlock in one direction.I tinkered with it a good bit and i just could not get that round cylinder bolt to lock up like i wanted it too so i made me a new bold out of 416 stainless with the lug shaped like later colts and it locks up like a bank vault now.Day before yesterday i rough cut the bolt out and slipped and cut my finger to the bone,spent from 9pm to 3:30 am in the ER getting 8 stitches put in it.Last night i finished it up and got a sliver of metal in my eye and woke this morning and couldnt even open my eye so had to go to the eye doc to remove the metal,lol.I am wanting to go out in the backyard now and shoot the beast but my wife is telling me the way things are going that i need to lay of a bit before i blow my leg off,lol. Maybe i will just settle for taking a pic of my walker to upload so i can join the club too.
     
  18. wklaus

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    Good Day

    Sounds like you had a good day.
    Where is Repton, AL, I am near Foley, AL.
     
  19. kituwa

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    I am three miles off the interstate 65 Brewton/repton exit #77.We are very close to each other.We may need to get together and shoot some hogs with our walkers! One of my son's hunts hogs on the islands in the mobile delta down around Bay Minette so he already knows where to go.
     
  20. wklaus

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    Hog Hunting

    I would love to, but I can only walk about 50 yards.

    Walter
     
  21. kituwa

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    Walter, im not good for much walking either,i have a full hip replacment that was a bit less than succesful and and very bad case of lupus that by itself some days makes it hard for me to even get the the fridge for a sammich.Other days i get around pretty good but not long distance.The place my son goes you take a boat to and dont have to do much more than get out of the boat if you do it right.Not near as fun as how i used to chase them but beats sitting in the house for me.At any rate,my son is a very big guy and he would have no trouble throwing me over his shoulder and toteing me out,lol.He has an 1860 colt he is dieing to try out on a pig too.I have shot a lot of pigs in the past with center fire handguns and a good many deer with cap and ball revolvers but truth is now days my mind does a lot more hunting than i do.I am so glad my son loves to hunt as much as i do because i can at least hear all his wild hunting tales when he gets back from a hunt.We do live on a good size far here so i can shoot as much as i want just going out the front door and i have got me a new coyote call setup that i plan on useing around the farm for another type hunting i can still do even though i am not as mobile as i used to be.
     
  22. wklaus

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    get together

    Sounds like we aught to get together. I am in the process of buying a blackpowder revolver carbine. I should have it about the middle of next month (March) and we could give it a try.

    Walter
     
  23. kituwa

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    Ok, here is a pic of my Walker though not a very good one.It is marked,Replica Arms Marietta,GA. on the barrel and S.Marco on the frame with XXIV witch makes it a 1968.It has chamber dia. of .461 and a 1 in 18 twist rifling that is somewhat unusual i think.
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  24. Steven Youngblood

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    Kituwa, there are no bad walkers, just good and better. just think of all the poor people in the world that don't have one at all. :)
     
  25. kituwa

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    Steven,,i ment the picture wasnt very good,,the Walker i have no complaints about,lol.
     

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