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A couple of new toys
« on: October 15, 2014, 07:37:46 AM »
Hi, some new toys for the collection, a used steel framed Pietta 1863 Remington pocket and a new brass framed Pietta 1863 Remington pocket:



I already shot the steel framed 1863 Remington a couple hundred times. 3.5" groups @ 25yds. The 1863 are natural pointers where I get 2.5" groups from 7yds hip shooting. The brass framed 1863 won't be shot, but rather displayed next to my engraved full sized 1858.

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Richard
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2014, 12:26:28 PM »
Nice looking family, there. Kinda make me sorta teary eyed.   L@.
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2014, 03:55:01 AM »
They look nice.  Years ago in a fit of weakness, I got one of the brass framed ones.  Loading with loose powder and ball was a chore so I lined the barrel and cylinder and chambered it for the 22 LR cartridge.  At some point, the sheath trigger annoyed my so I replaced it with a real trigger and trigger guard.  After all that work, I realized I did not like the Brand X style of revolver and traded it for an open top of some sort.

The idea of the conversion to 32 was not being done at that time.
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2014, 04:49:27 AM »
I never get tired of looking at your Pocket Revolvers Richard.

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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2014, 06:20:50 PM »
Shore are purdy! ;)
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2014, 05:58:41 AM »
Shore are purdy! ;)

Hi Captain, even as good as they look, they feel even better. Other than a woman, nothing feels better.  ;)

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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2014, 08:12:01 PM »
Richard, you keep adding more nice guns to your collection!

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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2014, 06:29:35 AM »
Looks like you've really taken a shine to the pocket pistols, Richard!
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2018, 04:34:51 AM »
Hi, a good price for the steel framed Remington 1863, see:

http://www.oldsouthfirearms.com/1863remingtonpocket.aspx

I ordered one. Already have a used steel frame and a brass 1863. Also own two .32 S&W conversion cylinders for the steel frame gun. This will give me another steel frame to shoot .32 S&W.

Regards,
Richard
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2018, 08:03:42 PM »
That's a great price! Unfortunately he won't ship to Illinois.
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2018, 11:31:48 AM »
Kirk, is that his decision? It is legal to ship m/l firearms anywhere in the US as long as the recipient is able to receive it.

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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2018, 12:12:52 PM »
Kirk, is that his decision? It is legal to ship m/l firearms anywhere in the US as long as the recipient is able to receive it.
Yes. He said it's their policy even though I showed him that the restrictions only apply to two counties; Springfield an Cook county and a handful of municipalities, none of which apply to me. It's cool though; that's their decision and I respect it.
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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2018, 04:00:30 AM »
Hi, my new Pietta 1863 Remington arrived yesterday. The fit and finish is excellent, timing perfect.

These little revolvers are really cute.  :) :) :)



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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2018, 09:21:59 PM »
They pretty cool little guns Richard, not willing to buy one at the moment.

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Re: A couple of new toys
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2018, 03:40:33 AM »
No repro's, but have these.................Jim