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  1. Hammer for pre-1896 SAA

    Colt-Smithing
    I know a fellow who's got a blackpowder frame single-action army that seems to be in good mechanical condition (timing, etc.) but does not engage half-cock. Does anyone out there have a line on replacement parts that are true to this production period? I know that Colt often made minor...
  2. Blackpowder Frame SAA question

    Colt Revolvers
    I have recently looked at a couple of blackpowder frame Single Action Armys. I knew that Colt changed from a vertical cylinder pin retaining screw to a spring-loaded transverse screw around 1896 roughly S/N 164,000. But I didn't know that there were retaining screw variations before 1896. The...
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