Colt 1851 Navy, 1861 Navy Kirst Konverter Assembly .38 Special OR .38 Heeled Base
$352.00 – $642.00
These Konverters are used on the Steel Frame Uberti or Pietta 1851 Navy and 1861 Navy in .36cal. Please use only Standard Pressure or Cowboy Action ammunition loaded with Smokeless or Black Powder. Brass frame revolvers should NOT be used with this Konverter.
The .38 Special Kirst Konverter (with 0.358″ diameter throat): Will handle standard .38 Special, .38 Long Colt and .38 Short Colt, not exceeding 1.425″ in overall length. NOTE: Will not accept .38 S&W Short cartridges, .38 S&W Long cartridges or .38 caliber heeled Base Bullets!
The .38 Heeled Base Kirst Konverter (with 0.375″ throat diameter), additional $30.00 for this option. The .38 Heeled Base Kirst Konverter is available for those wishing to load and shoot historically accurate Heeled Base lead bullets in their 1851, 1861 Colt Navy Revolvers. (Will not accept .38S&W). This model Konverter is only needed if you load and shoot .38 caliber Heeled Base lead bullets.
These are Gated Konverters so with the Frame Modification (Opening the Recoil Shield) you can Load and Unload with The Konverter Installed.
Our Gunsmith offers two types of Installation Services OR if you’re experienced with gunsmithing, here are VIDEOS to help you through the process.