Author Topic: Leech & Rigdon on sale  (Read 532 times)

Offline Hewy

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Re: Leech & Rigdon on sale
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 10:41:07 AM »
Hi Hewy, what's the difference between the 1851 with a different name?

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Richard
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Re: Leech & Rigdon on sale
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2017, 12:44:03 PM »
L&R models have a steel frame and round barrel, not octagon like the one pictured in Midway's ad.

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Re: Leech & Rigdon on sale
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2017, 12:54:22 PM »
Iím in the market for a L&R but an 1851 Navy by any other name is still an 1851 Navy.  Pietta should sell a Leech; they already make the right parts.

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Re: Leech & Rigdon on sale
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2017, 01:08:59 PM »
Hi Hewy, what's the difference between the 1851 with a different name?

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Richard
Hi Richard,
As Mike sez it has a round barrel, but the significance to me is that Leech & Rigdon copied Colt 1851 but made their guns for
the South during the Civil War. So being a  )-* I got mine for that reason. I have a few other CSA guns.
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