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Leech and Rigdon Sheriff's model
« on: December 11, 2011, 04:52:38 PM »
A couple Piettas I recently acquired.  Foreground is Leech and Rigdon Sheriff's model.  Background is Schneider and Glassick.  Both needed some work, especially in wedge fitment.

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Re: Leech and Rigdon Sheriff's model
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2011, 06:18:40 PM »
You dog, you!
Where do you find these treasures?
I really like that shorty!
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Re: Leech and Rigdon Sheriff's model
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2011, 09:03:41 PM »
They're frankenguns.  They started as an 1851 Navy and the short barreled G&G I picked up a few months ago.  Just swapped the barrels & cylinders.  Now I have a pair of semi-authentic period pieces.  I say semi, cause the Pietta grip frame & grips are not the proper shape for either one, and the S&G has a roll engraved cylinder.  That will be replaced as soon as I find a blank one.  I had posted on a couple forums that I had a lead on another of the short barreled G&Gs if anyone was interested.  Delbert got the info; but I don;t know if he got it or not.
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Re: Leech and Rigdon Sheriff's model
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2012, 10:18:30 PM »
You could try polishing off the engraving, hopefully it won't make the bolt slots too shallow.