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Fellow BP revolver shooters.What are the gaps barrel/cylinder in your BP revolvers and what do you think is OK? mine are

Pietta 58 Rem 36-.004
Pietta 58 Rem brass 44-.006
ASM 58 Rem 44-.006
ASM 51 steel 36-.006
Pietta 51 steel 36-.012
Pietta 60 steel 44-.011
Uberti 58 Carbine 44-.008

They all seem to perform OK even the 51 with the .012 gap.And the Pietta with the .004 gap does not seem to lock from fouling particulary.There is a story that John Hardin had a 60 army with a 1/16 gap that he had to hold up against the barrel to fire or it lost pressure.:eek:Crazy Guy:rolleyes:Any experience . What are the gaps on your guns. All mine have near zero wear and these gaps represent what the factory delivered.
 

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.006-.008 is considered normal. I've had them as close as .003 and had no real fouling problems. .012 -.014 isn't unheard of but is unusual.
 
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