Found an old model 6

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I was cleaning out my father in laws stuff after he passed and found a an old model 6 Remington 32 short or long. Basically I want to have it restored anybody have any suggestions.
 
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.32 long can still be found, though you're better off reloading. Some people reload it and make it cost as much as a .22 lr to shoot. Either way get it checked out to make sure it's safe to fire. The breech block on the 6s is not very sturdy and will be the deciding factor.
 
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I def want someone to go over the hole thing. My father in law just died a few months back, and finding this is incredible. I want it in working condition and all restored for my son.
 

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A #6. Isn't that where you come'a ridin into town, a whumpin a'na whoopin??? I usually show up later for the #6 Dance.
 

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If you really feel the need to clean it up, get some bronze or really fine steel wool, hand rub it with either 3 in 1 oil or a gun oil of your choice just to remove and halt the corrosion. Other than that I wouldn’t restore anything.
 
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DO NOT USE STEEL WOOL.!! Use only copper wool and a quality penetrating oil. Patience is really a virtue when you're cleaning up a gun like this.

It looks like this gun should clean right up. JUST DON'T USE STEEL WOOL TO DO IT.
 
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I have an old ballard I converted from 32 long rimfire to 32 long colt I'm now planning on re chambering to 32-20 to get a little more zip.but if go from 32rimfire to 32colt you can use the the same chamber.the hardest part is converting the block to centerfire which isnt terribly hard to do.
 
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