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Offline blfuller

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EMF Great Western II Californian review
« on: January 11, 2020, 02:23:15 pm »
I recently purchased a EMF Great Western II Californian with a 5 1/2" barrel and I am very impressed with the quality of the revolver. This is made by Pietta. It has a floating firing pin, pressed in recoil plate and walnut grips that have a very nice flame to it. Four clicks when you cock the hammer. Sights are of the wider variety for easier sighting

It also has a hand spring setup similar to what Ruger uses with a coil spring and detent instead of the leaf spring on the hand. No more broken hand springs.

The only thing is that the base pin is an extended type with two grooves for the cross pin. This is sort of a safety mechanism that prevents the hammer from contacting the primer. For authenticity, this is easily fixed by cutting it to the proper length or you can buy an aftermarket base pin. Or if you want you don't need to do anything and leave it as is.







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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2020, 04:15:17 pm »
That is some nice grips
when planets align...do the deal !

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2020, 09:56:32 pm »
Good looking sixgun.

Offline chucksolo1

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2020, 11:23:49 am »
I love mine, a .357 mag model!

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2020, 01:42:41 pm »
Very nice! Whats the difference between that and the californian?

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2020, 10:26:46 am »
The Deluxe Californian comes with checkered walnut grips or faux ivory and costs $20.00 more.

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2020, 02:14:41 pm »

 ;D  SOAP BOX MODE .... ON   ;D

I'VE only been crowing for some Lustrum, the best value for dollar for CAS guns are PIETTA!!


 ::)  Soap Box Mode .... OFF   ::)

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Re: EMF Great Western II Californian review
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2020, 07:30:29 pm »
Very nice! Whats the difference between that and the californian?

This one is the standard Californian.

As mentioned the Deluxe Californian is available in Ultra Ivory or Checkered Walnut grips.

The Deluxe Grande Californian is engraved with a combination of Victorian scroll-work and sunbursts on the blued barrel and deep rich color-casehardened frame, it is accented with a one-piece diamond checkered grip.

 

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