A cure for cap sucking C&B revolvers

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A common problem with replica Colt cap & ball revolvers is their tendency for the hammer to pull spent caps off of the nipples and to drop them into the action, causing a cap jam. I call this condition "Cap Sucking."

There have been a number of modifications developed by modern shooters to prevent this situation. Most of them involve drilling holes and installing pins, welding on cap guards, or installing expensive, after-market nipples.

I think I have found a simpler solution that just involves a little de-burring and stoning.


Category: Firearms Education Uploaded: 06/07/2016

 
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