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  1. Cylinder to Forcing Cone Gap

    Single Action Army
    When a cylinder is fitted with a new base pin bushing and it is ground to fit, the result is the clearance gap between the cylinder and the forcing cone to be 16 thousands. Is this too much? There is no end float in the cylinder. This is a black powder frame 1st gen SAA. Would this mean this...
  2. New Cobra and King Cobra Cylinder Gap

    Colt Revolvers
    I have never had any revolvers with such tight barrel to cylinder gaps before. The Cobra measures .002" and the King Cobra measures .0015". Are all of them this way, or did I just get lucky? Actually I am concerned that .0015" might be too tight and will bind up with fouling.
  3. Python end shake

    Python
    I am new to the forum, but I am hoping I that I might be able to get some help on a Python Elite that belonged to my father. The firearm was purchased about 2000 and hasn't had too many rounds put through it (maybe a few hundred). The lock up seems perfect and I have no other issues, however...
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