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« Reply #375 on: April 13, 2012, 06:33:57 pm »
HELLO
I hav been in sass for over 12 years now started with 58's with conversions then went to 75 outlaws in 45, but now I am using a pair of 72 Open top conversions in 38 sp with Army grips. All have shot BP 99 % of the time love the feel and the way they point for me more hits and less wrist problems.
So my I join this fine group of shooters   ???
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« Reply #376 on: April 14, 2012, 08:39:34 am »
Hello Gents (and Ladies),

I humbly request admission to this distinguished group.  I have been shooting open tops and conversions for several years now and greatly enjoy these lovely firearms.  Shooting and loading black powder cartridgesis my passion.  It is to my shame that I have not requested membership prior to now.
 
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« Reply #377 on: April 17, 2012, 09:58:49 pm »
Well. Since I just got an open top 1851 Navy conversion I guess I had better join. If you guys will let me.  :)

I'll be showing it off at our NCOWS shoots and can't wait until my order of ammo arrives so I can use it.

Thanks for having a place to talk about our guns.
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« Reply #378 on: April 18, 2012, 04:04:38 am »
welcome to you all
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« Reply #379 on: May 28, 2012, 05:18:23 pm »
Might as well throw my hat in the ring, long as nobody shoots it!

I have acquired and been shooting a brace of 1860 Army's my last several matches. I fuigure the next step will be to get conversion cylinders for them so I can shoot them whatever my mood. I would like to join if possible.
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« Reply #380 on: June 06, 2012, 03:38:03 am »
I shoot a few now.

Uberti first Mod Open Top in 38
ASM Conversion in 38
Uberti Late Mod 45 Schofield

I have a Uberti Richards in 44 Colt on order.

My SAA's have not been out of the safe for months.
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« Reply #381 on: June 23, 2012, 05:51:21 pm »
Hello all! I'm new here on the forums and I have recently discovered the joy in owning and shooting conversion revolvers. My first is a Cimarron Man With No Name in 38 Special. Currently working on tracking down a Cimarron 1851 Richard Mason in 38 Special. I would really like to be a member of Storm! Thanks in advance!

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« Reply #382 on: June 23, 2012, 05:56:35 pm »
Welcome El Coyote
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« Reply #383 on: July 06, 2012, 06:54:20 pm »
Howdy, I've been a long time lurker, probably 2 years and just made the jump. My passion is Civil War and have/shoot just about all Uberti Colt replicas they have made from the Paterson to SAA. I have always looked to this forum to research not just the weapon but it's history. Thanks to all

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« Reply #384 on: July 06, 2012, 07:01:23 pm »
best make you a Storm member then...welcome
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« Reply #385 on: September 02, 2012, 09:42:13 am »
Hi, I am new to CAS (a few months now), but have loved lever guns and single action revolvers for most of my life. My wonderful girlfriend saved up and gave me an 1851 Navy R-M conversion today for my birthday. I love the revolver and have been pining over one for some time. Count me as a member of STORM! 

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« Reply #386 on: September 10, 2012, 10:00:20 pm »
I've always been partial to the looks and handling of open-top revolvers, and have both an original and reproduction of the London Model 1851 Navy .... but don't shoot 'em much.  

Last year, for CAS shooting I picked up a repro Richards Mason conversion in .45 Colt, and had a blast shooting it.  Then, just last week I made a deal to buy an "as new, in the box" repro Open Top ..... also in .45 Colt.  Don't have the latter in hand yet, but it should be along in a week or two (coming from the other end of the country ....)

At any rate, since I'll now be set up to shoot two "open top" revolvers, I figure its time I joined STORM.  Please sign me up!
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« Reply #387 on: September 25, 2012, 08:20:15 pm »
Don't know if I quallify, haven't shot any matches, still in the process of saving up to get a lever action and a sxs, BUT I do shoot two cap and balls, a Pietta 1860, and a Pietta 51 Confederate navy sheriff on just about a weekly basis. The rifle and shotgun may have to wait, because the next payday it looks like it's going to be a Pietta Griswold and Gunnison. Just have a jones for Cap and balls, I don't even like shooting any of my cartridge guns anymore.  ;D
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« Reply #388 on: September 25, 2012, 08:40:38 pm »
"Just have a jones for Cap and balls, I don't even like shooting any of my cartridge guns anymore. "

That said it all welcome #396
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« Reply #389 on: October 12, 2012, 11:22:37 pm »
Just got my first open top! 7.5" .44 colt navy grip, no more SAA's for me. I've been converted. Most fun I've had shooting in awhile. Shot about 50 rounds of 2f with a BigLube and about 30 rounds with 5 grains of Unique. Fun little guns for sure, I wish I had gotten one earlier!! Now to find it a partner...
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« Reply #390 on: October 13, 2012, 10:46:11 am »
Mentioned above that I was getting an Open Top to go with my Richards-Mason.  Took a photo of the two together, but neglected to post it here:



I shot them in our autumn two-day shoot last weekend, and had a blast.  Need a bit more practice with them, but still managed to place first in my class (....which I admit was rather small, but at least I wasn't the only one in it!)
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« Reply #391 on: October 13, 2012, 08:13:37 pm »
Rattlesnake, what load are you shooting in your .45?
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« Reply #392 on: October 13, 2012, 09:34:24 pm »
My CAS load for years has been 6.0gr Win231 with a 250gr bullet.  Am thinking that is a bit spicy for these open-tops, and may drop the powder charge somewhat ....
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« Reply #393 on: October 14, 2012, 09:14:12 am »
I tried 5 grains of unique in my 44 colts, it was really light and fun to shoot. I don't have a chronograph, but I shot up around the junk pile on our farm and I know they can go through an old wood dresser and table just fine. I used big lube and lee 200 grn 429's. No signs of over pressure. I'm not sure how those 45 loads would do, I know guys use them in the open tops. I got my first SAA in 45 colt after my Schofield because the 45 Colts were knocking the lever apart and spilling my shells everywhere .That was with factory winchester cowboy loads too. I wish I'd kept it, I sold it off back before I started reloading. Wish I still had it to try some 45 schofields in it or some really watered down colt loads. Maybe someday I'll get another one...after my spencer...and rolling block
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« Reply #394 on: November 05, 2012, 06:17:58 am »
I would like to become a STORM memeber. Conversions are my favorites and I am glad there are others that share my passion...Mike McSpadden

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« Reply #395 on: November 05, 2012, 02:25:55 pm »
I would like to be part of this group I have a collection of open top cap  & ball revolvers and shoot a pair of 60 ARMY  M&R 45LC conversions in CAS 
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« Reply #396 on: November 05, 2012, 02:48:02 pm »
Welcome MikeM & Creekside
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« Reply #397 on: November 29, 2012, 11:05:21 pm »
OK

I been holding out for that magic number of 400
I figger I might see some balloons and confetti!

So if we'er the'er major sign me up with my SASS handle:


MAYOR Maynot Kill-ya #3580 (yea I been a member a while)
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I have a few Open Top pistols ::)

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« Reply #398 on: November 29, 2012, 11:25:44 pm »
OK

I been holding out for that magic number of 400
I figger I might see some balloons and confetti!

So if we'er the'er major sign me up with my SASS handle:


MAYOR Maynot Kill-ya #3580 (yea I been a member a while)
aka: Hoof Hearted

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PS
I have a few Open Top pistols ::)



Oh man, and I thought I was a gun loving bast*rd. LOL. WOW that picture shows me what Heaven will look like once I'm 6 feet under. Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #399 on: November 30, 2012, 04:55:14 am »
balloons and confetti ? 

well OK ! there my version then........... welcome MAYOR
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