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  1. Checked the reference to the Paterson conversion....

    Checked the reference to the Paterson conversion. It was done in Texas, and is in a museum in Oklahoma. Two reproductions of it have been made by RL Millington. Don't think the one pictured above...
  2. That is an ambitious conversion. One of my books...

    That is an ambitious conversion. One of my books shows a modern Paterson conversion - real custom work.

    I wanted a barrel with a true .357 groove diameter for my project. Took a '51 .44 barrel...
  3. The Italian percussion proof loads would be black...

    The Italian percussion proof loads would be black powder - that is all that is used in these percussion guns. As remanufactured to use cartridges, pressures should be kept at or below that level, as...
  4. I'm in the process of setting up a Pietta '51 in...

    I'm in the process of setting up a Pietta '51 in both .38 and .45, using Kirst parts. Going to try HBWCs in the .38, see how they work, before deciding about installing a liner. Have a piece of...
  5. Nicely done! I remember those Legal Defender...

    Nicely done!
    I remember those Legal Defender kits being advertised.
    In addition to hollow based bullets, there is the option of heeled bullets, as well as sleeving the barrel to correct .38...
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