COLT SAA Single Action Army Cylinder & Bushing Long Colt Raw Steel 3rd Gen.:Jan 03, None of my late model guns have the removable cylinder bushing and I think the value, if any, of the removable bushing is grossly overrated. My early third gen guns are not as nicely finished as the recent production guns but they work fine.
For years I competed in Classic Cowboy with 5 1/2" early third gen guns in Colt. I had a third 5 1/2. The new cylinder eliminated the integral base pin bushing. When we refer to Old Style or New Style, we are actually meaning the Old Style as being either the 1st or 2nd generation, while the New Style as the 3rd generation.
Bolts / Cylinder Stops: The technical factory name for these parts is. Base Pin Bushing. A must have part for any gunsmith tuning a 1 st, 2 nd or 3 rd generation Colt SAA.
Easily removes end shake and tightens cylinder for proper barrel / cylinder gap. Base Pin Screws for Pre-war and Post-war Black Powder Style FramesEstimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Feb 13, The current cylinder has generous chambers and throats. I want to re-chamber a late 3rd Gen Colt SAA cylinder with the removable bushing in/40 or/40 to Colt with tight chambers and throats @?
My reloaded Starline cartridges measure at the base just above the rim and just below the top -"bullet bulge". Jun 03, First, remove the trigger/cylinder stop spring. It is held in place by a single screw. Remove the trigger screw and the trigger. Remove the cylinder stop. The large screw holds the hammer. Remove it downwards. You may need to press the cylinder hand into the frame to start it. The cylinder hand is easily removed. The most popular revolver used being Colt SAA’s and replicas.
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