I have seen sights both flush and extended. My personal opinion is that if it is neat, not too wide, or a fuzz past, looking like a failed flush, either way is OK. If you are asking about period correctness, I am not able to answer that one.
A slight gap is not a huge issue, but will not be a correct install. (I know you want it correct, or you wouldn't have asked) The sight needs to be down home on the barrel. If your metal is still in the white, it is not too late to make it right. It isn't a mistake if ya can fix it.;)...
Thanks Jim, that is what I thought would help, but wanted to check first if that was a good idea. I have a diamond stone that I can hand tool. When rotating the cylinder with the hammer, one specific chamber has an unacceptable bind.
My revolver knowledge is just above kindergarten. I have a Uberti Remington 44 cal. It has always had the cylinder rub scratch marks from the stop rubbing against it. Most of the revolvers I have seen have the same marks. My question: Is this something that occurs because the stop is...
Maybe the OP's buddy was thinking of a gain twist barrel.
BP shooter #2 was only expressing opinion about regular twist per my example: So, I am going to ask the experts here. A 50 cal, 48" barrel, with 1 revolution in 48" twist is fired using 60 grains of 2F.
Thanks for your...
Two other BP shooters I know have different opinions about RB rotation after it leaves the barrel. So, I am going to ask the experts here. A 50 cal, 48" barrel, with 1 revolution in 48" twist is fired using 60 grains of 2F.
When the RB leaves the muzzle it has already rotated 1 complete turn...
I hate cappers, but they are necessary when in the field! I don't hunt, so I am usually where I can set the factory container down and insert the cap my with fingers. When I am forced to use a capper it is of the inline style.