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  1. Welcome to the forum, spray the wedge slot and...

    Welcome to the forum, spray the wedge slot and arbour with WD-40 and then tap in the wedge in out a few times this may solve your problem with out altering the wedge or slot. Hope this helps. Kind...
  2. Thanks, Boge, Enjoyed reading that link on early...

    Thanks, Boge,
    Enjoyed reading that link on early Colt's. A good bit of information on some of the early research into Colt's London venture. Many thanks.
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    Reference your post dated 07-11-2013 you suggest...

    Reference your post dated 07-11-2013 you suggest that:-
    Someone should write a book about Colt Walkers including the pedigree and stories behind the ones currently known. Would make a fascinating...
  4. Thanks Nigel for the address correction, it's old...

    Thanks Nigel for the address correction, it's old age. Glad you found the bit of research of interest.
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    Snap 1 from the UK.

    Snap 1 from the UK.
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    Billscases This a man that is most helpful on...

    Billscases
    This a man that is most helpful on the forum ,trusting you to select a key and then send the rest back to him, good on you Billscases. It's a pity that there isn't many more people like...
  7. Early wrought iron used by Colt up to 1860's

    I thought that for those of you interested in the history of early steel making, so as to more clearly understand the different metals used at different stages of Colt’s manufacturing processes, here...
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    If you have trouble opening the link try Bing...

    If you have trouble opening the link try Bing This works for me. Computers I hate them.
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    Samuel Colt 17th-21st Centuary

    http://https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Colt's_Manufacturing_Company

    Found this on the net an interesting read on the history of the above and when the name of the company change etc.,, in the...
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    My first gun was a Harrington & Richardson single...

    My first gun was a Harrington & Richardson single barrel 12 bore, shot many a rabbit, pigeons, and vermin, over 55 years ago. Those were the happy days after WW2 and the blitz of London, but things...
  11. Hi Garth, Like the Paterson revolver you put up...

    Hi Garth,
    Like the Paterson revolver you put up on the forum (05-30-2017). Have you still got it? I would like to share with you some of my research if you agree. Look forward for you to contact me....
  12. Samuel Colt and Eli-Whitney Jnr Parnership

    https://www.eliwhitney.org/7/museum/eli-whitney/family
    A bit more research on Eli-Whitney Jnr. with his parnership with Samuel Colt and his Walker revolver introduction.
  13. http://https://www.eliwhitney.org/7/museum/eli-whi...

    http://https://www.eliwhitney.org/7/museum/eli-whitney/arms-production

    This bit of my research will give the forum more of the history on how Samuel Colt got Eli Whitney to make his revolvers...
  14. Thanks Hans, that would be very interesting to...

    Thanks Hans, that would be very interesting to read, unfortunately I haven't got the book (the cheapest copy I can find is approximately £83) so could you scan and post a copy of that page here so we...
  15. History of metals used in early firearms before 1850

    I found a series of articles which detail the history of metals used in firearms which I found to be very interesting, especially this one: Firearms History, Technology & Development: Metals Used in...
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    Thanks jcmh1 For your post on conversions, good...

    Thanks jcmh1
    For your post on conversions, good information. Cheers.
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    Hi Members, Were two lots of numbers put on all...

    Hi Members,
    Were two lots of numbers put on all conversions? And did Colt under take these conversions or were there other makers converting these revolvers, and adding this extra number....
  18. Nice revolver your have there, a bit of quality...

    Nice revolver your have there, a bit of quality thanks for posting.
  19. Interesting bit of Americian History of thei US Patent Office 1836.

    This is a bit of early history of the great fire that destroyed the USA Patent Office in 1836 and their early records. I found this bit of research very interesting.
    This was around the time when...
  20. Thread: Update

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    When you wake up in the morning and your elbows...

    When you wake up in the morning and your elbows don't touch wood it's another day, so cheer up, very best of luck with SIG.
    Keep on posting to us and let us know how you are with your new job and...
  21. 1851 Christal Palace Exhibition early pecussion Colt revolver market COLT BREVETE

    Interesting article on an early Colt percussion revolver made by Colt in the USA and sent over to the UK to be shown in the 1851 Christal Palace Exhibition in that early...
  22. The Americian Patent System and the great fire of December 15, 1836.

    Found this bit of information on the net about the American Patent System,see below.

    An important milestone in the story of the American Patent System is the Act of July 4, 1836, which set forth...
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    Here are some pictures I took of my Hunter's...

    Here are some pictures I took of my Hunter's Knife which was for use on percussion weapons. It incorporates several tools including two tools for use on percussion weapons, one a forked tool to...
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    The Forsyth Patent Gun Company was formed 1808....

    The Forsyth Patent Gun Company was formed 1808. Later the name was changed to Forsyth & Co in 1809. Doctor Alexander John Forsyth and his invention of the percussion gun it was the greatest step...
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    Thanks for posting, a very nice revolver and your...

    Thanks for posting, a very nice revolver and your top picture is well taken. I found to be most interesting. Values will vary, depends if sold in the USA or other parts of the globe. Good luck from...
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