Tuning the Pietta Cap and Ball for Competition (Parts 1 and 2)
Revolvers

Tuning the Pietta Cap and Ball for Competition (Parts 1 and 2)

By Larsen E. Pettifogger, SASS # 32933L Part 1: Diagnosing the Problem Areas Cap and ball handguns are fun to shoot and if tuned properly can be very reliable.  However, many pards buy a pair, go to a match, have problems, and then quickly  become disillusioned with them and write them off as difficult and unreliable….

Tuning the Uberti Open Top Revolvers (Parts 1 – 4)
Revolvers

Tuning the Uberti Open Top Revolvers (Parts 1 – 4)

By Larsen E. Pettifogger, SASS #32933 Life In the June and July, 2008, issues of the Chronicle we tuned up a Pietta cap and ball revolver for  CAS competition. The next few months, we’ll tune an Uberti open top. In addition to its line of  cap and ball revolvers, Uberti also makes reproductions of Colt cartridge…