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By David Chicoine

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For the collector, for the hobbyist, for the novice gunsmith, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly is a useful reference device. Written in simple English and profusely illustrated, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly presents designated strategies for taking down and reassembling an enormous number of unique and duplicate handguns, rifles, and shotguns. even if you are easily cleansing a Colt 1836 Paterson copy revolver or changing the whole bolt meeting on a Marlin 1895 lever motion, Antique Firearms Assembly/Disassembly may also help you stay away from universal error, dear pitfalls, and pointless complications. it is a must-have addition to any gun owner's library!

  • Covers sixty five versions of vintage and classic handguns, rifles, and shotguns: Colt, S&W, Merwin-Hulbert, Remington, Winchester, Ruger, and plenty of more
  • Contains exploded perspectives and one thousand+ distinct, step by step photos to lead you thru the whole process
  • Includes a whole listing of gunsmithing assets that can assist you locate instruments and parts

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The grip is then slid off the backstrap. indd 39 8/25/05 11:39:07 AM Antique Firearms Assembly - Disassembly After removing the backstrap and grip, the mainspring screw and mainspring are removed. A replica 1860 replica is shown. the revolver is equipped with a rammer (#13), turn the cylinder (#5) so that the rammer pin (#24) will contact the cylinder in between two chambers and then pull the rammer lever down. This will cause the barrel to loosen and move forward from the frame (#1) slightly. The barrel is now removed from the frame by pulling it off straight forward.

The Colt Scout is a scaled-down version of the full sized Peacemaker. 22 Scout revolver with a 4-3/4-inch barrel has the appearance of a full-size 5-1/2-inch SAA. Author photos.

Also, you should always look at the front of the cylinder to make sure that there are no charges in the cylinder chambers (a good indication that a chamber may be loaded would be if bullets or balls show at the front end of the chamber). Never look directly into the barrel or chambers; instead, view the chambers by looking down into them from the side. A loaded cylinder may be emptied by taking the gun to a range and firing it until it is empty. Alternately, the loaded cylinder may be carefully removed without firing the revolver in order to render the revolver safe for further operations by following the instructions at 2) below.

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