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Offline bearcat6

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What do I have
« on: January 13, 2012, 10:58:15 PM »
Does anyone know what model this Piettea is? I thought it was stainless at first but it could be nickel, It's .44 caliber with a five inch barrel, It's engraved, Has a star engraved in front of the wedge on each side. Was made in 1995 aqccording to the code. Is this what they called the sheriff's model? Pictured with a baby Dragoon for scale.

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Re: What do I have
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012, 08:31:07 PM »
It's Piettas highly polished in the white steel "US Marshals Model 1851".  Not sure what the process used is; but it has what they call a "stainless like finish".  It's a very tough and durable finish.  I've left mine sit dirty for more than two weeks before with no adverse effects; but, it will rust if you abuse it.  One of mine that I bought used had some rust/corrosion spots on the cylinder and frame.
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Re: What do I have
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2012, 10:39:34 PM »
Thanks Fingers

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Re: What do I have
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2012, 09:34:39 AM »
Greetings

Nice looking gun wonder what they make the finish out of? Doesn't look like nickel

Joel
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