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Offline Captainkirk

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ASM problems?
« on: January 07, 2016, 04:50:24 AM »
Any of you collectors with older ASM's experienced problems with "internal parts being soft"? (especially the Walkers)
I've heard this complaint several times over the years.
I only own one ASM at present and have never shot it, so I can't draw my own conclusions....
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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2016, 05:14:24 AM »
Can't he;[ here. No experience with this.

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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2016, 07:37:00 PM »
I just passed on a Armslist Walker at $150.00 as it was an ASM. I'd like to know if this is rumor or if there is any truth to it?
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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2016, 06:08:44 PM »
I haven't got a Walker in my collection, as the thing's too big for my taste, but I am in touch with several other collectors who shoot their ASM Walker from time to time, and never heard any such complaint from them.

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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2016, 01:00:46 AM »
Good to hear a vote from the other side!
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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2016, 10:19:01 PM »
I wouldn't buy an ASM, or an ASP,  because they are out of production, and the firearms aren't well supported.

Bill
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Re: I should have stayed home today...
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2016, 04:01:03 AM »
After having a great Mexican breakfast, with incredibly good salsa, I visited a gun shop; a few blocks away... I shouldn't have...

I walked to the gun case which holds the Cap and Ball revolvers. I have been looking for a good second generation Colt 1860 Army.

And there in the case, laid a new Cimarron/Uberti Walker. Foolishly, I had thought the Uberti Walker I now have, would be enough for me...

My wife was with me and she said, "you want that don't you?" She then said, "you had better buy it now," "because tomorrow it may be gone." It's setting beside me now, I'm purring like a satisfied cat... It was the salsa that did it...
 
That makes two Walkers, that I now own. How is it said? When it comes to Cap and Ball revolvers, you always need a "pair and a spare."

Bill

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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2016, 03:05:19 AM »
Ain't it the truth! ::)
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Re: ASM problems?
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2016, 04:46:09 AM »
I own and shoot my ASM Walker and a 2nd model Dragoon.   Both are great shooters and I have no problems with either one.   The internal parts are not wearing any faster than any Pietta or Uberti  revolvers I own.   The only drawback to ASM is they are not as pretty finish wise as an Uberti.