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Hi, I have a U S Revolver 32 caliber, It was my dads, but not all the parts are there. I need a cylinder and the pin for the cylinder. I think it is a five shot by what information i could find. I would like to know if you know where I can locate parts or if a S&W cylinder would interchange. I have removed the grip and along with the serial number there was an E indicating it to be a 32 caliber. Thank you for any information

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Janice,

Thanks for your question...unfortunately, I don't have a very good answer for you.  US Revolvers were made by Iver Johnson...and while some Iver Johnson parts are close, these guns had parts that were 'hand fitted' for the most part.  That means there was some manual fitting for every gun as it was assembled.  That means that any parts that you find will most likely not just 'drop in' and work, but will require some gunsmithing.

You didn't mention if the gun was a 'top break' or a 'solid frame', but you might try looking on www.gunpartscorp.com under Iver Johnson.  To save you time, there is nothing listed under US Revolver.

Understand that even if you purchase the parts from them, you may have to do some fitting work, or find a gunsmith that can.  Also, the availability of .32 Cal ammo for this gun is going to be very limited, if you can find it at all...so I would not count on being able to shoot it.

Sorry I don't have better news and I hope this all helps some.

Best regards,

Doug Little

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I can answer questions relating to Legal Concealed Carry in most of the Western US, with detailed knowledge of Concealed Carry laws in Arizona. I have an in-depth understanding of tactical and defensive handgun skills including Close Range Gunfighting, Armed Vehicle Operations, Low Light Gunfighting and Advanced Concealed Carry techniques. I can answer detailed questions regarding Firearms Safety, Gun Handling and Marksmanship techniques. I can also answer detailed questions in the area of Crime Prevention and Victim Avoidance. ***PLEASE NOTE: Despite having done so in the past, I cannot continue to answer questions about valuation of firearms of any kind or questions regarding when a gun was made or what the impact of age or condition might be on the value of any firearm, either contemporary or antique.***

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NRA Training Counselor, NRA instructor for Personal Protection in the Home, Home Firearms Safety, Basic Pistol and Refuse to be a Victim disciplines. Certified by the AZ Dept. of Public Safety as a Firearms Safety Instructor for AZ Concealed Weapons Permit Classes and AZ Unarmed and Armed Security Guard Training. Instructor in both Low Light Gunfighting and Close Range Gunfighting. As a Staff instructor for Suarez International, I teach intermediate and advanced level tactical handgun courses. I am also teach intermediate and advanced level courses in the AR15/M4 and Kalashnikov Rifle platforms. I am a multiple graduate of Gunsite Academy and hold a certificate of Armed Vehicle Operations from them. I have been instructing in Arizona professionally for the past 9 years and have over 20 years shooting experience. Certified by the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners as a Crime Prevention Specialist.

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