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Offline StrawHat

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2016, 01:47:48 PM »
And with a couple of Shore Patrol boys added.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2016, 04:31:47 PM »
How fitting you have the group pictured with a background of Blue.

What are the white grips made of?  8)

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2016, 04:47:30 PM »
You folks have me jealous as all get out! I love all of the pictures. In my old age I am now interested in C&B revolvers. I have 3. Not so years ago.

I guess I should have specialized earlier, eh?

Keep posting folks!

Jim

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2016, 07:05:19 PM »
How fitting you have the group pictured with a background of Blue.

What are the white grips made of?  8)

DD1,

Those are what I like to call American Ivory, smooth elk stag grips.  I can not afford the African stuff but when I worked in Arizona, I found two shed antlers.  I have used them to stock a couple of revolvers.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2016, 01:16:18 AM »
Here you go!
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Another one.

Kevin
Thanks Kevin ! The Pocket Police definitely looks better to me with a plain cylinder. I must admit that the fluted cylinder suits the Pocket Navy too. Maybe I'll have to buy another two so I can switch their cylinders too...

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2016, 04:11:24 AM »
Here you go!
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Another one.

Kevin
Thanks Kevin ! The Pocket Police definitely looks better to me with a plain cylinder. I must admit that the fluted cylinder suits the Pocket Navy too. Maybe I'll have to buy another two so I can switch their cylinders too...

Too bad you are overseas.  Circumstances may force me to sell a few.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #21 on: February 23, 2016, 04:19:33 AM »
Looking at the photo of the Pocket Police with the Navy cylinder, without anything for scale, it looks like an 1860.  I will get one of the 1860s out and take a photo of the pairing.

Kevin
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Re: Old and New
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2016, 04:36:11 AM »
Looking at the photo of the Pocket Police with the Navy cylinder, without anything for scale, it looks like an 1860.  I will get one of the 1860s out and take a photo of the pairing.

Kevin
The 1861 Navy and 1862 Pocket Police use scaled down versions of the 1860 barrel. The 1861 uses 1851 grips and frame, while the 1862 uses 1849 grips and frame.  Another instance where size matters in fact...
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Re: Old and New
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2016, 05:09:59 PM »
A solo shot.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #24 on: February 23, 2016, 05:11:31 PM »
With big brother.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2016, 12:25:19 AM »
Two differences catch my eyes (size notwithstanding) : the shape of the grips, and the front sight.
Still, the Police Pocket looks good with that plain cylinder. I can't see why Colt didn't make it that way.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2016, 03:44:42 AM »
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Two differences catch my eyes (size notwithstanding) : the shape of the grips, and the front sight...

The sight on the little one is merely a pin pushed in place.  The 1860 has a pressed in barleycorn.  I will look at my other Police Models and see if they all have pins.

...Still, the Police Pocket looks good with that plain cylinder. I can't see why Colt didn't make it that way  ...

I agree, they were made concurrent with the little Navy revolver, I would be amazed if they did not let at least one out the door with the "wrong" cylinder in place.  The more I look at it, the more I like it.  I may actually pick up a couple of Pocket Navy cylinders and build a pair of fantasy revolvers.

Kevin


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Re: Old and New
« Reply #27 on: February 29, 2016, 07:33:45 AM »
I have not changed the cylinder in the pocket Navy back to the half fluted style.  Nor have I changed my opinion of the merger, I really like it.

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Re: Old and New
« Reply #28 on: February 29, 2016, 08:31:10 PM »
Just for the heck of it, here is my 1860 Signature Series and 2nd Gen 1862 Police for size comparison:


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« Reply #29 on: March 01, 2016, 03:06:53 AM »
...Just for the heck of it, here is my 1860 Signature Series and 2nd Gen 1862 Police for size comparison:...

Nice looking revolvers.  Enter them for the next banner photo contest.

Kevin
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