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by Don Eigler
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:05 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Improving accuracy
Replies: 2
Views: 886

Re: Improving accuracy

Reply to Dick Hosmer’s reply of June 23, 2015. First off, thanks for your reply. It contains multiple ideas I had not considered. I am quite open to suggestions for modifications as long as those modifications allow me to return the gun to its original state. Your recommendation about lightening up ...
by Don Eigler
Sun Jun 21, 2015 5:47 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Improving accuracy
Replies: 2
Views: 886

Improving accuracy

The challenge I face is to tighten up the groups I achieve when firing my Rolling Block. I thought maybe the readers of this forum might be able to offer suggestions about what to try next. Here’s the story. My RB is a Type 1, so-called “transformed,” Military gun. It was re-barreled in Belgium some...
by Don Eigler
Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Barrel Band Markings
Replies: 2
Views: 951

Re: Barrel Band Markings

Resending picture of front barrel band that didn't make it through the first time.
by Don Eigler
Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Barrel Band Markings
Replies: 2
Views: 951

Barrel Band Markings

What can I learn about my RB from its barrel band markings? First a little bit about the gun. My RB is a Type 1 “Transformed” with the earliest variant breechblock that has the small plate added to it to give it “ears.” There are no steps on the side of the receiver. It has the standard two-line pat...
by Don Eigler
Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:21 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Is it a Remington-made receiver?
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: Is it a Remington-made receiver?

Thanks Ed. I thought that might be the case. I failed to see mention of this in George Layman's book, but sometimes I miss what is right in front of my eyes. In fact, if you want to hide something from me, that's the best place to put it. Correction to my original post. In my original post I mention...
by Don Eigler
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: Is it a Remington-made receiver?
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Is it a Remington-made receiver?

Greetings, We’ve had an RB in my family since 1958 but no one has paid any attention to it, that is, until now. I’m in the midst of trying to learn about RBs, their history, and the history specific to our RB. My first stop was George Layman’s book, which I greatly enjoyed and which has helped me pi...