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« on: November 17, 2012, 12:08:16 pm »


I have thought about doing this for a while.
Over on "The High Road" there are OFFICIAL threads for the different models so I am going to do the same thing here.
Many of us like to show off our pistols and this will give us a place to do so w/o "hijacking" our pards threads Wink

Rules are simple with "no axe grinding" taking precedence, followed by "stick to the topic" (no other models posted, please), then if you are seeking gunsmith advice, or reloading opinions, or grip refinishing, antiquing advice or whatever, please search for like posts and/or start one of your own.........

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« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2012, 07:18:50 pm »

Here's an 1851 Conversion I built for Dave Carrico a few years back.....





That is an R&D conversion and a Kirst ejector Wink

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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2012, 10:08:03 pm »

Nice gun Hoof. Now it's my turn to post pictures of the two I am proud to own. The 7 inch barrel one is not in my possession yet. It's an Uberti in .38 Special.  I am getting it for Christmas from the misses.  She paid for some of it and I covered the rest. She's my santa claus.  Grin

The 5.5 inch barrel one is one I found at a gun show and just had to have it. It's an ASM and in really beautiful shape. It is marked as being .38 Colt, but I've been told that it can handle the .38 Special cowboy loads. The grips on it are what first caught my eye. I wish I could find another set of those grips to fit my longer barreled one (when I finally have it in my hands). But I doubt that many cowboys ever had a set of guns that were totally matched like that so maybe I'll just keep them as they are.

Anyway, enjoy. And thanks for starting these threads. I hope others post their gun porn on here. I just love looking at beautiful guns.  Wink


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« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2012, 10:18:36 pm »

I just sold an ASM exactly like your 5 &1/2 incher..........
Same grips too Undecided
I have a feeling that they might have been proprietary.

Nice pair tho Shocked

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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2012, 10:29:00 pm »

Dang. LOL. Would love to have bought that off of you. I bought this one for $300.00. I figured I was getting a good deal on it.

Sounds like you're right about the grips. They must have been a factory order option. Probably couldn't find any that aren't mounted on one of these models. And if I did I doubt they would fit an Uberti since most ASM parts don't play well with other brands.

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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2012, 10:31:02 pm »

Here are a few pics of an 1851 Pietta that I built for myself........




This one has a Kirst ring and the original cylinder (chambered in 38LC heeled) with the back turned down like an original Colt.
The hammer is also now checkered.


The Kirst ejector has also been blended into the rammer lug.



The tab on the ejector was checkered and some subtle changes made to the mounting tab.


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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2012, 10:32:51 pm »

Dang. LOL. Would love to have bought that off of you. I bought this one for $300.00. I figured I was getting a good deal on it.

Sounds like you're right about the grips. They must have been a factory order option. Probably couldn't find any that aren't mounted on one of these models. And if I did I doubt they would fit an Uberti since most ASM parts don't play well with other brands.



If Buffalo Brothers grips are still around you might try a pair of theirs. They had some close to those and they have varying levels of "antique".
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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2012, 10:55:51 pm »

Beautiful gun man. You do darn good work. I wish I had such skills.

I was thinking of Buffalo Brothers. I looked at their site recently and see that they do have a set of grips that are pretty close. Might have to do a tracing of the grips on my Uberti and buy some from them. Their prices are good too.

Keep up the good work. It's much appreciated when you share your photos.
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2012, 08:48:31 am »

I purchased a pair of the .44 Pietta Navy Models, the shiny steel ones, from Cabellas and would love to do a full conversion on a pair like these one day.  I read somwhere that Pietta claims that, though these are not stainless, they are a different rust resistant steel from their normal usage??  I do not think it would look good to have those contrasting parts but figure the blue Kirst parts could be buffed white and kept oiled and polishedto maintain a match?

OH, if these are to remain dedicated threads they need to be kept at the top, and I do like this 'dedicated' idea.
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« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2012, 09:22:03 am »

A few pictures, I will post more when I solve Photobucket's problems, hardly anything works with their new format.

Long and short with R&D conversion.  7-1/2 inch has a modified Remington front sight, short is hand made sight.



Install a 72 Uberti ejector  on a 51.


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« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2012, 01:24:21 pm »

Some of mine:

2nd Gen Grant/Lee matched pair


FIE Nickel plated circa 1972


2nd Gen Colt US Army commemorative


Stainless Steel 2nd Gen Colt cased set
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« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2012, 04:06:14 pm »

LORDY, I must be the only poor guy who posts here!
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« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2012, 04:09:11 pm »

LORDY, I must be the only poor guy who posts here!

Well you are rich in friendships! Shocked
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« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2012, 05:33:48 pm »

I am actually waiting to hear how much those enriched friendships are worth!!!   Grin
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« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2012, 08:06:00 am »

Here is mine.  One of the lazer engraved Pietta models.  Need to get better grips on it though.




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« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2012, 07:37:45 pm »

Frankly I like those grips.
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« Reply #16 on: November 22, 2012, 11:45:07 pm »

Here are a few pics of an 1851 Pietta that I built for myself........




This one has a Kirst ring and the original cylinder (chambered in 38LC heeled) with the back turned down like an original Colt.
The hammer is also now checkered.


The Kirst ejector has also been blended into the rammer lug.
 



The tab on the ejector was checkered and some subtle changes made to the mounting tab.




 hh ,
you said you turned the back down on the original cylinder like the original colts. is this one of the services you offer? i've just about rubbed a bald spot in my beard since reading this post
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« Reply #17 on: November 23, 2012, 10:25:38 am »








Second Gen Colt 1851 with 1861 trigger guard and Tru-Ivory grips.
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« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2012, 10:30:02 am »

hh ,
you said you turned the back down on the original cylinder like the original colts. is this one of the services you offer? i've just about rubbed a bald spot in my beard since reading this post

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« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2012, 11:06:09 am »

I am actually waiting to hear how much those enriched friendships are worth!!!   Grin

Almost as much as "style" points.   Shocked
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« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2012, 11:08:52 am »

Hi,

Here are some pics of my 'gun that never was'; an ASM (?) .44 Cal '51 Colt. Although non-traditional, it spends most of it's time in the holster; and when out it makes a nice big boom ... too far from the spectators to see that it is a .44Cal.  ...




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« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2012, 12:27:48 pm »

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Second Gen Colt 1851 with 1861 trigger guard and Tru-Ivory grips.

very nice Shocked
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« Reply #23 on: November 23, 2012, 12:37:16 pm »

very nice Shocked

Dittos.  Sweet pistol
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« Reply #24 on: November 24, 2012, 01:19:31 pm »

Dittos.  Sweet pistol

Thanks!  I like it a lot...I just wish the grips fit a bit better....   Undecided
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