Jul 09, 2014 · This high quality revolver has an MSRP of $579, but the Uberti Model 1858 New Army .44-Cal. Black-Powder Revolver is available at Cabelas for $359.99 which is an excellent deal considering the gun ... Old and Grumpy- I have 4 of them. shoot cci mini mags great- the spent cases sometimes sticky to get out but using the cylinder pin to push it comes out ok. and I love the idea that when the conversion cylinder is taken out of the frame it isn's a firearm anymore- non-regulated cap and ball cheers!
A vintage cap and ball percussion sidearm, this revolver is identified to Private Charles Spears of Company G, 21 st Pennsylvania Cavalry. Identification comes through his unit’s ordnance records. 18-year-old Spears was a laborer in Chambersburg, PA when he enrolled for army service on Aug 18, 1862 with the 126 th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry for nine months.
Most cap and ball revolvers can be equipped with a centerfire cartridge conversion cylinder (in calibers such as .32 S&W, .38 Special, and .45 Colt, depending on the bore size of the revolver) that can be purchased online, and delivered direct through the mail, as easily as the revolver itself. Oct 06, 2017 · For instance, the Walker Colt was the most powerful production revolver in existence from its production launch in the 1840s and the advent of the .357 Magnum revolver in the 1930s. The Walker, for instance, sat a ball or conical projection of about 140 grains over 50 to 60 grains of black powder, good for 1,000 to 1,200 feet per second and ...