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Forum Donations / Re: Potential Forum Crisis
« Last post by Smokey on August 16, 2018, 09:18:58 AM »
Much gratitude to the ones who helped.

I am working to insure that this type of thing will not happen again.

The objective was to meet the immediate need. This has been surpassed.

Any surplus will be used to help purchase yearly hosting, so this will not happen again.

And if there is extra money left, it can be used to purchase ssl certificates, which will increase forum security.
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Introductions / Re: Ol' kid - new member.
« Last post by Fingers McGee on August 15, 2018, 06:44:27 PM »
G'day from the  deep south of Australia. It's time to get out of the "serious" centerfire competition & back into fun & this seems a likely place to start. 3    {;( related pieces to start with - where will it end??? Cheers.

Welcome from Mid Missouri.
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Introductions / Re: Ol' kid - new member.
« Last post by Captainkirk on August 15, 2018, 03:16:27 PM »
It doesn't end. 'Til you die. Welcome aboard! (j*
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Forum Donations / Potential Forum Crisis
« Last post by Smokey on August 15, 2018, 01:24:10 PM »
There is a financial crisis that involves BlackPowderSmoke.com and 1858remington.com.

I have a financial crisis that will not be resolved until October 31, which is the date of my next substantial income. Until then, my highest priority is providing the necessary essentials for my family, which is challenging enough. I do not foresee sufficient income for this, much less being able to resolve the added financial requirements of maintaining and operating our online presence.

I am a state employee working at our local high school. We are shutdown for the summer without any income and our money is rapidly running out. I usually make ends meet by doing various jobs, but I am  under doctor’s orders to take it easy for now.

Since internet access is not the highest priority, I may have to let our home internet service go. So I will not be online often, but will stop in as often as possible to ensure this forum and its sister forums are operational online without any issues.

If anyone is led to do so, please help with our forum hosting costs, Please do not act out of a sense of obligation. Nothing is expected of anyone.

I assume the donation link on the home page is operational.

Here is a personal PayPal link http://paypal.me/Tim08

Snail mail address:

Tim Lewis
PO Box 3832
Lumberton, NC 28359

Thank you,
Smokey
BlackPowderSmoke.com owner, webmaster and domain administrator
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Introductions / Ol' kid - new member.
« Last post by Confederale on August 15, 2018, 12:44:51 AM »
G'day from the  deep south of Australia. It's time to get out of the "serious" centerfire competition & back into fun & this seems a likely place to start. 3    {;( related pieces to start with - where will it end??? Cheers.
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Remingtons / Re: Spanish Remington
« Last post by riflee on July 31, 2018, 08:30:49 PM »
If the EN Santa Barbara is in 95% condition with no ill fixes to it I'd pay $400. The ordanance grade steel is the catcher combined with the precision machining and extra smooth bores.  I like the fact the "bolt" can't peen the cylinder......like any cartridge revolver that fires smokeless powder …...unlike the Italian soft cylindered revolvers. 
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I purchased this revolver and am interested in other calibers and a 1851 Navy with the roll stamp on the cylinder.

Terry

Terry is/was a great buyer!
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I purchased this revolver and am interested in other calibers and a 1851 Navy with the roll stamp on the cylinder.

Terry
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That is really cool, I have a Navy Arms G&U, same pattern/year. Didn't know until now that year was '58 very cool. OP your top post has a line "check this link" with no link. Anyway you'd mind reposting that? Any info I can get on my revolver the better, been holding off on doing anything with it since its hard to know if there's a market for them or not; been tough finding a lot of info about G & U's from that era, almost all the stuff you find online is for later runs that have proof marks and date stamps.
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Colts / Re: Stainless Steel Percussion Colt's
« Last post by Fingers McGee on July 10, 2018, 01:10:38 PM »
This should get it to the top of the list.  Latest info on SS Colts

Stainless Steel Percussion Colts

In the early to mid 1980s, Uberti produced a line of stainless steel percussion Colt revolvers that were imported to the US by Allen Firearms, Santa Fe, NM; Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply, Inc. Angleton, TX, Uberti USA, and possibly others.  They are now also known to have been sold in Europe under the HEGE dealer name. 

Phil Spangenberger did an article about these stainless revolvers in the October 1983 issue of Guns and Ammo Magazine. According to the article, the models that were being imported were the 1851 Navy, 1860 Army, 1861 Navy, 1862 Pocket Navy, and 1862 Pocket police. Thanks to Dr. J.L. Davis of RPRCA, Claremore, OK, I have a 1984 price list for Uberti products that lists fourteen different models of Stainless Steel Colts produced by Uberti at that time. Subsequent price lists expanded the line to 16 models by adding 4 ½ inch barreled Pocket Navy and Pocket Police. The known model list is:

1851 Navy, Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1851 Navy, Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *@
1851 Navy, “Sheriff’s Model” Oval Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36 *
1851 Navy, “Sheriff’s Model” Square back Trigger guard Revolver, Cal. .36
1860 Army, Military, Cut For Stock, Cal. .44 *@
1860 Army, Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .44*@
1861 Navy, Military, Cut For Stock, Revolver, Cal. .36 * @
1861 Navy, Civilian, Revolver, Cal. .36
1861 Navy, Military, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36*
1861 Navy, Civilian, With Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”@
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*@
1862 Police, Semi-Fluted Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 4 ½”*
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 5 ½”*@
1862 Pocket Navy, Engraved Cylinder, Revolver, Cal. .36, Barrel 6 ½”
(* - have identified location of examples of these models)
(@ - have this model)

The current total of known revolvers is thirty three. I have nine of these revolvers and know of twenty Four in the hands of other collectors or BP shooters. Two of the known revolvers are in Switzerland, one is in England, one in Spain, and now one has turned up in Poland.  The Swiss and Polish models are marked Original Hege on the barrel, the English model has the typical Allen Firearms barrel address, and the one in Spain has a blank barrel.

Anyone with information concerning Allen Firearms, Southwest Muzzleloaders Supply or any other Uberti Stainless Steel Colt style revolvers is requested to contact fingersmcgee@charter.net  I am seeking information as to models, manufacture dates, serial numbers, barrel markings, barrel lengths, trigger guards, and any other characteristics as well as catalog, brochure, and original packaging information. 
Of course, if anyone has any for sale, I would be interested in that also.
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