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Who built this Colt .38 wadcutter?

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Post by orpheoet Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:13 pm

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I'm just curious if anyone can tell who did this work. The frontstrap seems very distinctive and the welding in the slide to support the barrel.... Maybe that was common then.
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Post by orpheoet Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:09 am

Can anybody evaluate the condition of this rifling based on this pictureWho built this Colt .38 wadcutter? - Page 2 Img_0821
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Post by Wobbley Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:30 am

Probably a tad leaded. A Lewis lead remover will take care of that.
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Post by orpheoet Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:03 am

Wobbley wrote:Probably a tad leaded.  A Lewis lead remover will take care of that.
But the rifling itself looks good?
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Post by Wobbley Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:58 pm

From the picture, it looks ok.
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