R&D Conversion Cylinder - Pietta 1858 Remington




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webrat55: You say 'single shot' several times...what you mean to say is 'Single Action'....

ruby kaufman: Could we see this in the pistol, that would really be good to see, thanks.

Scott Kane: I'm so glad you showed what it looks like installed into the revolver it showed how well it matches the frame

Aramis1750: My REMINGTON COPY 44. CAL. is it a brass framed, what you recomend?

bobby wasabi: I forgot which one of the conversion cylinders load 6 shots

webrat55: Sorry....I jumped the gun, bad habit.

BaronRogoff1: Really neat and comprehensive breakdown. I would like to get one for my 58' Remington. I already have plenty of black powder revolvers so it's really neat that you can do a conversion and have more shooting options.

MrDeathd: cool

pjeter49: Hi, I have an Italian made copy of a navy (Colt?) .36 cap and ball pistol that I bought back in the 70's. It has a brass frame. I would like to convert it to cartridge firing, not so much for shooting bullets, but blanks (for fast draw competition) Do you know of any companies that make such an item... and what kind of money did you have to spend? Thank you, I enjoyed your video.

Sam R: So just making sure I have heard the whole video correctly, but if I buy this converted cylinder, I can fire any .45 ACP rounds (not revolver rounds) out of my black powder 1858 .44 Pietta? Because I seriously don't want to buy this and suddenly my gun blows up in my hand or something stupid.

Crystal Clear: Nice video. Do you reload??? If not, you should of went with a 45ACP cylinder. Just my 2 pennies. Good luck. I have heard bad things about the 6 shot cylinders. Am I wrong? Is it working well for you?

Twilight Shooter: www.macsreloading.com sells 45 ACP lead bullet ammo , so you won't blow up your gun !!!!!!

Quinofthenorth: HEY SKEEZICK..YR REMINGTON IS A 'SINGLE ACTION' NOT A 'SINGLE SHOT'

hot2warm: all told, $281 from Taylor's & Co., Inc.

Ron Lasting: I've got the exact same cylinder. I have the 1858 Uberti Remington Revolving Carbine. I love being able to shoot 45 Colt.

pbt02270: Nice part..... Where the heck is your revolver?!

mornin151: what did it cost you?

JR Stoelting: Got an R&D conversion cylinder for my colt. Not as convenient as with the Remington. Disassembly any time I need to re-load. It's still fun, though.

BulletShogun: so no using hornaday critical defense?

shananagans5: I got that exact conversion. I was initially concerned because the walls of the cylinder are so thin but my SASS friends say it's fine & it has worked like a champ. I am extremely pleased with it. The cap & ball thing is fun for a bit but it becomes a chore real quick. With the conversion & the New Model Army it's almost like cheating. All the fun of black powder without the work & the misfires. As far as the thin walls,I just remind myself black powder isn't a 65,000 psi AR & all is well. :)

les faust: yup its pricy,,i payed 300 bucks for almost the same stanless steal cylinder,,,,, for almost same pietta revolver from cabella,,,,,,

hot2warm: It's removable so it really doesn't mess up the gun at all. It just gives you more options and I like to have options

hot2warm: yes, I have 2 videos of it in use. "Pietta's Remington 1858 'New Army' Revolver Shooting 1" and "Pietta's Remington 1858 'New Army' Revolver Shooting 2"

BulletShogun: stumpy the cowboy. brilliant.

Cowboy4737: Not a bad video but you left out important things like how much was the cylinder,How was the ordering and shipping ordeal from the compony??? And I rely wanted to see you drop it in place to see fitment??? I have the pietta 1858 sherrif model 44 cal 5- 1/2 barrel and am thinking of getting one when I don't feel like making a round every time I want to make holes in paper!!! Thanks in advance for any more info!!!

michael waraksa: very edifying demo on the conversion system

Seth Tyrssen: There are excellent reasons for this. Primarily, you end up with a gun complete with no paperwork. Which might be darn useful some day.

GRMGR1: Have you had an opportunity to test fire it yet?

hot2warm: I also added a link for the Cabelas black powder pistol holster, so you can see how it fits in the holster.

hot2warm: I added a link to my unboxing video of my revolver. it's a real beauty too.

hot2warm: I wouldn't recommend it, unless you want to be known as Stumpy.

blastforyou: too pricey, cost more than i paid for my 58

eddie mccomas: why mess up a blackpowder pistol...thats why its blackpowder..just buy a cartrage gun.i have a colt 1851 and a remington 1858 there no way i would do this...i like blackpowder better.....im old school.

Dana Webb: Be careful, I would use trail boss it is the best smokeless powder don't use 700-X. doesn't fill the case and can cause over pressure and damage. Google; blew up a '58 Remmy conversion
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