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    07-16-2019, 10:46 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread To many lever guns? in Leverguns
    There are way TOO MANY lever guns that I can not afford. If I owned all of them, it would not be too many!
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    07-12-2019, 09:06 PM
    Not as strong as a Ruger but when you get a 400 grain bullet to 1800 fps or more you will likely not want to take much higher.
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    07-11-2019, 10:08 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread What Would You Do?!?!? in Leverguns
    Since it is not the style I want in a 92, I would remove the barrel, magazine and stocks. It would then get a new 20 inch half octagon barrel in 32-20 a blind magazine, schnobble forearm and buttstock with a rifle buttplate. The parts removed...
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    07-11-2019, 09:44 PM
    Nominal diameter of # screws is found by the following equation: Nominal OD = .060 " +(#*.013"). In this case .060 + (4x.013) = .060 + .052 = .112
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    07-11-2019, 09:23 PM
    The biggest difference between the shotgun frames and the rifle frames are that the shotgun frames are cast iron and the newer rifle frames are steel. The older rifle frames were also cast iron but they were available in limited calibers. 22...
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    07-05-2019, 09:55 PM
    ulav8r replied to a thread M1881 38-55 screw in Leverguns
    Had an instructor at CST that had a .22 whose barrel had 4 very noticeable bulges along it's length, one was only about 2 inches from the muzzle. He said it still shot very good groups. A bulge does not automatically mean a barrel is no good.
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    07-05-2019, 09:40 PM
    The original parts were steel also, but apparently H&R did not use the proper steel or used the wrong heat treatment for the steel used.
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    07-05-2019, 09:34 PM
    The OP's powder is at least 20 years younger than the Unique I am still using.
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    07-02-2019, 01:55 AM
    ulav8r replied to a thread 1887 Marlin '93' 38-55 in Leverguns
    You need to take that Lousy Lyman off it and send it to me. :bigsmyl2:
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    07-02-2019, 01:50 AM
    I feel the 230 grain bullet is more than is needed in the 35 Remington. It is better suited to the 35x57 or 358Win.
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    07-02-2019, 01:46 AM
    Obsolete means the cartridge is not available from multiple sources, AND cases are not available, AND no readily available case can be used by simply trimming and forming using standard dies for the cartridge. If dies are no longer made and not...
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    07-02-2019, 12:36 AM
    ulav8r replied to a thread Double Charge of Unique in Leverguns
    I use the same method as Larry for rifle loads, pull empty from a container (butter tub, tupperware container, etc.), charge and set in block. For short pistol cases, pull case from container, dip powder-charge case-seat bullet. The short cases...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
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