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    04-04-2020, 01:08 PM
    I've installed a bunch of swivel studs, so many that I bought them in bulk. Uncle Mikes are the most common. For the rear ones, I used an 11/64" bit for the threads and 15/64" for the shank, never had any problems. Just be careful you don't...
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    03-31-2020, 08:47 AM
    Very true sharps4590. This was the first time out hunting for this model 53 after I repaired and refinished it. I was hunting ground hogs on a state game lands and came across this field lion at about 40-50 yards. He never knew I was there. ...
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    03-24-2020, 08:26 AM
    I've used Lyman #225438 in my Bee for years. Very accurate, and when I drill a hollow point in it, expands very well on ground hogs. No reason it wouldn't do the same in a Hornet.
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    03-10-2020, 07:43 AM
    Winchester pre-64 checkering is distinctive because the individual diamonds are short and blocky. Normal checkering has diamonds that have a length to height ratio of roughly 3 to 1. Winchester is around 2 to 1.
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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
GC Gas Check