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Offline Long Johns Wolf

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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2016, 02:48:41 AM »
Rcampb6131 and campfire: I noted on your pic that the Colt 1860 from 1862 and the plated Pietta have the 3-screw frame with notches in the recoil shield.
To the best of my knowledge 2nd and 3rd gen Colt 1860s were regularly produced with 4-screw frames only.
Among other variants Belgian Centaures were available with 3-screw "round" frames or with the notches in the recoil shield.
My question is this: did any other replica maker replicate 1860 pattern revolvers with 3-screw frames?
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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2016, 09:51:29 AM »
Rcampb6131 and campfire: I noted on your pic that the Colt 1860 from 1862 and the plated Pietta have the 3-screw frame with notches in the recoil shield.
To the best of my knowledge 2nd and 3rd gen Colt 1860s were regularly produced with 4-screw frames only.
Among other variants Belgian Centaures were available with 3-screw "round" frames or with the notches in the recoil shield.
My question is this: did any other replica maker replicate 1860 pattern revolvers with 3-screw frames?
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LJW...Yes. Pietta made a 3 screw Army version ("Civilian") several years ago...I had one but sold it (stupid!!!)
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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2016, 09:14:38 AM »
Haven't posted in awhile and want to remain a member of the forum.  Thought I'd post my Uberti fluted 1860 Army.  Tried this once and screwed it up.  Trying again.  Have patience with me!

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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2016, 10:54:03 AM »
Very nice, Ozarkguy.
Which year was she made?
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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2016, 11:53:32 AM »
Super-nice! Not many of the full-fluted versions available.
Glad you posted, and hope you'll continue to return!
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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2016, 01:19:36 PM »
Thanks guys.  She's stamped CC which I believe is 2008.  She is perty!

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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2016, 02:38:42 PM »
Yep. CC is 2008.
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Re: Let's see some 1860 Colt Armies
« Reply #22 on: April 27, 2016, 09:25:32 PM »
Ozark – that’s a handsome piece.  I have always admired the historically accurate full flute versions and yours is a nice one.

Here are two plain Jane Piettas 1860’s that after dressing the full cock hammer sears and smoothing around a little really shoot and function well.  Not exactly collector items or something real special – except for that they are mine, shoot great and that I love em.  The half or simi-flutting is not historically accurate on a ’60 of course. 

The Micarta grip is a 1997 [BI].  The wood grip is 1996 [BH] 


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