Howell Old West Conversions Conversion Cylinder 36 Caliber Pietta 1858 New Model Navy Steel Frame Black Powder Revolver 38 Special, 38 Colt (Long Colt) 6-Round
The 1858 Pietta .38SPL conversion converts your Pietta 1858 Remington Navy revolver to fire .38 Special cartridges. A drop-in cylinder allows you to fire centerfire ammunition in your blackpowder revolver. It will convert your blackpowder revolver to fire "Cowboy" ammunition. Only top grade certified steel (4150 Steel Cylinder and 4140 Steel Top Plate) is used in the production of these cylinders to offer superior quality, strength and safety. Due to manufacturing variations in revolvers, some minor fitting may be required. No FFL required to purchase. Not for use in brass frame revolvers. Not available in all areas.
The conversion cylinder has a plate at the rear of the cylinder body that contains the firing pins. The plate is removed by lifting it off the cylinder body. There is an indexing pin in the body so that the firing pins align properly with the chambers in the cylinder. Removing the plate allows access to the chambers in the cylinder body. Load the chambers with the specified caliber of ammunition. Replace the plate. Remove the original cylinder from the blackpowder handgun and replace that cylinder with the conversion cylinder. After firing, the conversion cylinder must be removed and the plate lifted off so that the empty brass can be removed with a rod or other suitable object (not included with the cylinder).
Note: This conversion cylinder is for BLACK POWDER cartridges or black powder equivalent cartridges (also called Cowboy Ammunition) with lead bullets on a steel frame revolver ONLY. Attempting to use modern ammunition and/or installation on a brass frame will create a dangerous condition that can result in injury or death. Dry firing with the conversion installed will damage the firing pins.
Thank you! Your valuable feedback helps improve our product information and offering.
The statements and opinions expressed within Customer Reviews reflect each author's personal perspective and do not imply endorsement by MidwayUSA, its Employees or any other organization. Customers should in no way infer that MidwayUSA has validated review information as safe, accurate or appropriate.
Hoppe's #9 Plus Black Powder Bore Cleaning Solvent and Patch...
"Lyman Black Powder Handbook and Loading Manual: All New 2nd...
Ultramax Cowboy Action Ammunition 38 Long Colt 158 Grain Lead...
Pro-Shot Cotton Flannel Cleaning Patches
$5.49 - $82.99Sale — Select Items Save up to $4.30 (24%)
CVA Barrel Blaster Black Powder Cleaning Kit Value Pack
Blue Book of Modern Black Powder Arms Eighth Edition Book by...
Triple K 63 Spare Cylinder Belt Pouch Leather
Gun Video "The Dark Side: Cowboy Action Black Powder Shooting"...
Gun Video "A Complete Guide And Introduction To Cowboy Action...