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Is the Pietta reproduction of the 1858 Remington sold by Cabelas inferior to the same Pietta gun sold elsewhere?

Following is the Description for Item # 183668486 on gunbroker.com that seems to say so.

Here is a New In Box Pietta 1858 Remington reproduction. Gun comes in 44 caliber, Has a 8 inch barrel,is blued with a 6 shot cylinder and has walnut wooden grips. No FFL required, and will ship to California. This is not the low quality, mass production model marketed by Cabela's with poor timing and second rate springs. You get what you pay for, and there is a difference. We don't buy from Cablea's anymore for a reason, we kept having to take new guns back with broken springs, and offset timing. You get what you pay for....

The link to this item is http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=183668486
I don't know how long it will be viewable after the auction ends, which is later today.
 

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Buddy of mine has three of them of differing finishes from Cabelas. All Pietta manufacture. No problems what so ever.
Think the auction owner may be embellishing?
 

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Is the Pietta reproduction of the 1858 Remington sold by Cabelas inferior to the same Pietta gun sold elsewhere? . . . This is not the low quality, mass production model marketed by Cabela's with poor timing and second rate springs. . .
Don't believe Pietta is saving inferior guns to sell to Cabela's. All Pietta guns are mass produced. Poor timing can happen to any manufacturer, in my case S&W. The better the QC, the less chance you have of getting a lemon but it can and will happen. Suspect this dealer was into selling used cars before dealing in guns. Buy only from a reputable dealer.
 

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I own and shoot a 1858 New Army Remington model target made by Pietta and sold by Cabelas.



In this picture I was testing cornmeal loads and non cornmeal loads. This top picture groups were shot at 25 yards. My load was 20 grains of JSG 3f and a .451 roundball. As you can see it will hold a very good group. The revolver functioned flawless, and never gave me any problem. Other then it got hot and had to rest in the shade once in a while.


Also I had shot at a target Off a bench rest at 50 yards.

Now I was just tickled that I could hit the paper at that distance. Putting three of them into the red bulls eye was just gravy on the taters.

I have had this revolver for many years. Now granted it is not a Ruger or even a Uberti but then I did not have to pay that kind of money for it. I never thought I would like to shoot one this much. And with the clean burning powder of Jim Shockey Gold 3f I can shoot all day and not have to break the revolver down.

At the end of the day I take the grips off. Throw the whole works in a tub with dish soap water and using brushes scrub it clean. After that I shake the water off it and then hit it with some alcohol. I do like to use brake cleaner on it and then hit it with an air compressor to make sure it is bone dry. Then I oil it all back up and put the grips back on it.



They are a lot of fun to shoot. Mine having target sights seems to be very accurate. I've shot revolvers and pistols for years and this one has a very good trigger and functions just fine for me. I would not call it inferior. Perhaps this seller is trying to get a better price for his revolver.
 
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