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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #20 on: January 02, 2013, 05:44:51 PM »
Here is my pair of 1861s.  Bought years ago to replace a pair of originals I had been using.  A collector wanted the originals more than I did so I used some of the money to by these Ubertis.



These, although not fired of late, remain my favorite revovlers.

That looks like an 1851 snubbie to me............
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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2013, 05:40:56 AM »
That looks like an 1851 snubbie to me............

Hmm, I suceeded in posting the wrong photo, perhaps this is a better photo of my 1861s.



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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2013, 11:50:32 PM »
I'm purchasing an all steel 61 conversion with a 5 1/2 in barrel, that I think one of y'all did.
I haven't seen it, but I trust the "old Coot" that I'm buying it from.
Might anyone fess up , and show any pictures?

Like, does it have a ring that folds out for loading, does it have an R&D drop in?
loading lever, or ejector?
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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2013, 10:26:05 PM »
Proud new owner and of course I couldn't leave em alone. Cut a nice .080" U notch sight in the hammer. I polished the internals, put in a wire bolt/hammer spring and some SlixShot nips. (Now) I found a lighter main spring that still busts caps. I reshaped the end of the rammer for balls. I removed the painted on stock finish and refinished in oil.
Picture was shot with a Sony Camera set on Toy creative mode. It's supposed to mimic cheap throw away plastic lens kids cameras. Well, maybe. I like the effect for classic guns.
 

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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2013, 07:06:06 AM »
1861 Navy Richards-Mason Conversions, chambered for .38 Long Colt, built by Kenny Howell of R&D.










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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2013, 07:55:48 AM »
1861 Navy "Richards" Conversions, chambered for .38 Special, stamped as being built by Navy Arms.




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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #26 on: October 20, 2013, 08:41:40 AM »
A group photo: 1861 Navy "Richards" Conversions by Navy Arms (ASM), an 1848 Baby Dragoon with an R&D conversion cylinder, an 1860 Henry converted to .44 Henry Center Fire, engraving by Ken Hurst, and a Randall Skinner with Sambar Stag handle and Damascus steel blade.  Leather by Jim Simmons.


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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2013, 11:35:38 AM »
1861 Navy Richards-Mason Conversions, chambered for .38 Long Colt, built by Kenny Howell of R&D.

Nice set Seth!

I have one like that built long ago...........How old are yours?

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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #28 on: October 20, 2013, 02:44:57 PM »
Old.  I don't know the exact date of conversion.  I bought them used and Kenny wouldn't provide any help with dating them.

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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #29 on: October 20, 2013, 06:27:20 PM »
Kenny wouldn't provide any help ........

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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #30 on: October 20, 2013, 07:22:54 PM »
I gotta take some decent pics of my '71's.  They put the Howell conversions to shame. ;)

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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #31 on: August 25, 2014, 05:21:15 AM »
Hi Gent`s ,
like to share C&B  Uberi Navy 1861
Bought him used for around 150 Bucks and like him much
Don`t know exactly when he was made but seems to be in the 1980th

hereby some pics with my Holster and some Cartridges  and the Navy











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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #32 on: April 20, 2016, 04:27:58 PM »
"Replica Arms Inc. - Marietta Ohio" marked Uberti, man'f 1970. Appears to be unfired.


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Re: OFFICIAL 1861 thread (post pictures here)
« Reply #33 on: September 05, 2017, 08:31:34 PM »
My CVA 1861 kit gun. This was started 30 years ago, left in finished. I was gifted the piece in the original packing box. I completed the piece.
I call it my "RAT ROD 61"

 

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