Conversion Cylinder for Pietta 1860 Army Revolvers .45 LC, Blue

Conversion Cylinder for Pietta 1860 Army Revolvers .45 LC, Blue. This will also fit the Pietta 1860 and 1851 Snubnose revolvers in .44 caliber.
Item Number P1860
$200.00

Availability: In stock

 
Converts steel-frame 1860 Army revolvers by Uberti or Pietta from .44 caliber to 5-shot, .45 LC cowboy ammunition. The roll engraving available on the black powder cylinder is also available on the conversion cylinder. This conversion cylinder is Single Action Shooting Society (SASS)-approved for Cowboy Action Shooting with all five chambers loaded, due to the unique safety-notch design. No frame modification is needed, although minor fitting may be required due to gun manufacturer variations.

Customer Reviews

Quality product Review by Michael
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Very well built. Did not fit my Pietta 1860 army, but did fit my Pietta Navy in .44 caliber. I assume do to manufacturers inconsistencies in the pistols. (Posted on 5/12/2017)
Excellent! Review by Capt Chance
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Dropped right in, I had already polished and smoothed the bolt on my Pietta so no worries about drag marks on the cylinders. The conversion cylinder dropped in, timed, locked up, and rotated into battery perfectly. My only criticism is that the edges of chambers were very sharp. A few minutes with an ultra fine polishing sponge resolved the issue and in all honesty it truly goes to show the accuracy that these cylinders are made with. A sharp edge like that only forms from precise milling. (Posted on 5/12/2017)
Very nice product.It works extremely well after free fitting. Review by WildBill
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I like this product a lot. It makes it much easier and simpler to shoot your black powder revolver, yet it gives you the option to go back and shoot it with the original percussion cylinder. Mine had to be fitted, and was done free of charge. This was completed very quickly and professionally by the gunsmith at Taylor's and Company. My only issue is that it had to be fitted at all, but that is because Pietta has traditionally not made their firearms uniformly, and their parts usually have to be fitted. Also, the cylinder cost almost as much as the gun. I think the price is too high, but to me it was still worth the investment. I think it is an excellent product. (Posted on 4/6/2017)
Very happy Review by Brent "Eastwood"
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Dropped right into my Pietta and worked flawlessly. Perfect timing. Great quality. Haven't fired it yet as the snow is up to my ass here, but will work up some .45 colt loads and pop it off in the spring. (Posted on 1/11/2017)
Conversion cylinder for Pietta 1860 army 44 cal. Review by Frederick
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The cylinder was delivered promptly and was as stated, well finished and of high quality. I did have to send it along with my revolver as some minor fitting and adjustments were needed, this was done promptly and my revolver was returned to me in perfect condition ready to use in just a few days. I also have conversion cylinders for all my other revolvers and they are of the same high quality. The need for minor fitting on some revolvers is not due to a defect in the cylinder but due to minor variations in manufacturing, most of my cylinders just dropped in right out of the box with no fitting needed. If you want a quality product and great customer service Taylor's is the place to go. (Posted on 10/25/2016)
Nice cylinder Review by HWH
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Other than having to mail it back with my gun for free fitting, it looks like a great product. (Posted on 8/17/2016)
Conversion Cylinder for Pietta 1860 Army Review by joesoap
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Put this conversion in my 1860 Army and it works perfectly!! Thank you for a great product!! (Posted on 12/7/2015)
Best Conversion Out There! Review by Snake
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Very pleased with this product.Dropped it in right out of the box.Needed NO additional fitting and all chambers fired flawlessly.Definitely a high quality product well worth the money. (Posted on 11/27/2015)
GREAT Review by CHRISTOPHER-- BABY GRAND---RA12732265
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WELL I JUST ORDERED A CYLINDER FOR A SNUBNOSE PIETTA THAT I AM WAITING TO COME IN THE DOOR! I'M NOT GOING TO WAST ANY TIME, I'M GOING TO PUT IT IN THE GUN AS SOON AS IT COMES IN! THATS HOW MUCH I THINK OF TAYLORS CYLINDERS DID NOT BUY THE GUN FROM TAYLORS! YOU WILL HAVE TO FIND THAT FOR YOURSELF! I WILL BE BACK OUT THERE SHOOTING ON THE RENGE SOON! SETTING IT UP FOR WHEN I RETIRE !!!!! (Posted on 11/9/2015)
Great item Review by Swede
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Dropped right in and worked perfectly right out of the box. Great product and Taylor's shipped same day so I had it in time for my shoot. (Posted on 9/30/2015)
nice servic Review by joel
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i called in my order to Taylors for a conversion finally. they looked so fun i could not resist! i was told on the phone depending on my year of pietta the cylinder could not time up when i drop it in. of course as my luck would have it the cylinder did not time up well so i called back. Taylors told me to send my gun in and they would fit it for free.

so i sent it in and when i got it back it worked like a charm and the gunsmith was super fast on the job. great service! (Posted on 8/3/2015)

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Product Specs

Item Number P1860
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price $200.00
Barrel Length Not Applicable
Caliber .45LC
Capacity 5
Weight .65 lbs
Finish Blued
Grip/Stock Not Applicable
Manufacturer Taylors
Sights Not Applicable
Overall Length Not Applicable
Action Version Standard Edition