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  1. Thread: Screw Minutia

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    I did the same thing, first thought was "is...

    I did the same thing, first thought was "is Minutia cute ?"
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    Great explanation, as a current resident of...

    Great explanation, as a current resident of Calif. I think you are right and hit all the rules as far as i understand them also.


    on a serious note, I thought all revolvers were allowed in CA...
  3. Thread: Cleaner????

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    Renaissance Wax if you are going to show your...

    Renaissance Wax if you are going to show your guns off.
  4. Thread: Too picky?

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    to each his own, its your gun and if you want to...

    to each his own, its your gun and if you want to be picky, its your right to be.

    Me ? I am willing to pass up some issues since I shoot the thing a LOT and it will get dinged up no matter how...
  5. because it removes plating every time you clean...

    because it removes plating every time you clean it with Flitz, I leave the cylinder face alone, i clean it with my fav gun cleaner at the time (usually Hoppes, currently Bore Tech Eliminator) and...
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    wouldn't the hydrogen peroxide cause some flash...

    wouldn't the hydrogen peroxide cause some flash rust ? then again, water will cause rust also. I think I will try this mixture this coming weekend, but honestly, warm soapy water does such a good...
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    back to the dishwasher comments, guys, its not...

    back to the dishwasher comments, guys, its not like I put my guns in the dishwasher every time i go shooting! My Ruger Old Army that I bought new in late 1970's has been in the dishwasher maybe a 6...
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    My SAA may or may not have been in the dishwasher...

    My SAA may or may not have been in the dishwasher a few times while the wife was out of town

    If it was in the dishwasher it sure came out clean




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    thought I would update this since I am the OP. I...

    thought I would update this since I am the OP. I took it to the range (can you think of a better way to celebrate the 4th ?) Perfect gun...new hammer fixed all the issues. Timing is perfect and...
  10. Thread: Storing SAAs

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    I store all my guns in gun socks, some are...

    I store all my guns in gun socks, some are silicone treated, some are not.
    Unless I just changed the dehumidifier beads recently, my safe's humidity averages around 60% and I have not had any...
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    why do people mess with SAA's ? :(

    ok, so I purchased my first Colt late last year, I have had Italian clones until now, but this 1992 build date 3rd gen Nickel called my name :)

    When I first saw it, I could not play with it since...
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    I don't take apart my Old Army (bought new in...

    I don't take apart my Old Army (bought new in 1976) and I shoot it several times a month. I remove the cylinder and clean it and the frame with warm water until clean, making sure the nipples and...
  13. Thread: Hand Spring

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    peacemaker specialist in Paso Robles, sells a...

    peacemaker specialist in Paso Robles, sells a spring kit and I believe he also sells them one by one.
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    mine is Rev C Sept. 95

    mine is Rev C Sept. 95
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    Well THANK YOU everyone. I swapped out the...

    Well THANK YOU everyone. I swapped out the piano wire bolt spring, I was not going to do the hand spring or main spring and then I thought, why not, I bought them I might as well use them. I...
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    no, I have not yet contacted Jim Martin, plan to....

    no, I have not yet contacted Jim Martin, plan to.

    My 3rd gen has the wire spring for the bolt. I do have a spring kit from Peacemaker Specialist, I had not thought of that, I got it as a spare...
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    SAA timing issue

    Ok, in another post, I mentioned I purchased a nickel plated 3rd gen unfired SAA in .45Colt in the box. Well I no longer think it was unfired when I bought it but that is ok, I fired it :)

    When...
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    I was driving a collector car in the snow to a...

    I was driving a collector car in the snow to a club meet one time, several members there who drove their daily drivers gave me a bad time for driving my car there. My wife who had a few drinks too...
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    hmmm, from the FAQ at boretech...

    hmmm, from the FAQ at boretech https://www.boretech.com/products/eliminator-bore-cleaner, of course I don't plan on soaking the gun in boretech, just clean the bore and cylinder bores. I am out of...
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    Yeah, I know about the hot water and soap for...

    Yeah, I know about the hot water and soap for black powder, I have been known to put my Ruger Stainless Old Army in the dishwasher to clean it :) (when the wife is not looking of course).

    ...
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    I have Renaissance wax that I use on my...

    I have Renaissance wax that I use on my shotgun...I will use it on the SAA I had not thought of that
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    things not to do with Nickel plated guns ?

    As the post title says, what things do I need to NOT do with a Nickel plated gun ?

    I pick up my first ever Nickel gun tomorrow, a SAA, I have plenty of blued and stainless guns. I read that I...
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    Thanks to everyone for the comments. I had...

    Thanks to everyone for the comments. I had thought of what happens when you weave and remove rounds, that is why I thought of weaving and then putting a stitch to hold everything in place so I could...
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    making cartridge loops

    Going to make up my own belt for my Thad Rybka holster, I want some loops. I had planned on stitching them but the guy at Tandy said I should cut a slot and weave them instead ? he could not give...
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    Thank You, DUH, I feel really stupid and I was...

    Thank You, DUH, I feel really stupid and I was right I asked a dumb question. I kept thinking you were gluing the grips to the gun to avoid the visible screw in the middle, duh...I even own a Uberti...
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