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  • Chill Wills's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    Not that one. 22BPCR Chicken at 50 meters and 100y 22 Schuetzen (German 25 ring) 22rf offhand is great, cheap practice. I'll have to look at the a23.
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    Yesterday, 11:45 AM
    Chill Wills replied to a thread .50-90 in Single Shot Guns
    I don't think making personal disparaging remarks helps bridge the powder gap :idea::drinks:
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    09-22-2017, 10:19 PM
    Chill Wills replied to a thread .50-90 in Single Shot Guns
    Here is data from the Accurate 1999 load data mailer I received. It has 5744 data for the 50-90-2.5" Gun C Sharps Barrel 30" Primer Fed 215 Case Eldorado MAXIMUM LOADS Bullet Powder Grains Velocity PEN365-FN 5744 43.0 1795 LY 440-SP 5744...
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    09-22-2017, 08:42 PM
    I forgot you mentioned this bullet. It is a good option and may be just the right replacement for the Paul Jones bullet in the print. The m-4 is a tapered bullet and can be seated out to both make room for enough powder to get it going in the 1200 -...
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    09-22-2017, 11:22 AM
    You are 100% right. I do not think Dick intended to mislead either. However, I think the info he presented, in other words, the way he wrote, created a lot of ambiguity. The Lyman bullet, as you know is a two diameter bullet and seats deep into...
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    09-22-2017, 03:21 AM
    These are most of the loads I've used in my 2 Victory model smiths. From the left is the Lyman 358430, Lyman 35853 loaded to the same OAL as flush seated in the 38 Special, Lee GB (6 cav) 100 gr DEWC, Lee GB (6 cav) for the S&W 146gr RN and a loaded...
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    09-21-2017, 11:06 PM
    I only have the Smith. It has been my mountain hiking sidearm for 20 years. Never every had to use it. I would be interested in learning about the Ruger.
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    09-21-2017, 01:54 PM
    That rifle has always interested me. If I could have all the rifles I wanted, I would have one. I do not remember what bullet Dick sited for this load. What bullet besides the Lyman was it you were using, Please? Could anyone post a link to the...
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    09-21-2017, 07:30 AM
    Still wayyyyyy toooo hot here in Mobile. Today to be in the 90's and still rain showers a regular thing to happen on a almost daily basis. I can't wait for thanksgiving, that is usually when I start casting. Would be nice to have a enclosed space...
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    09-21-2017, 03:02 AM
    ..........My Dad bought this S&W from a Calif Highway Patrolman in 1964. Didn't have these grips on it, but some plastic Hubley cap pistol type plastic grips. I don't know if the barrel had been shortend at some pointor if the front sight had been...
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    09-21-2017, 12:48 AM
    ..............Never heard of Black MZ before? .............Buckshot
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    09-21-2017, 12:46 AM
    ...............Depends upon when they bought the barrel from GM. When I bought my GM octagon 32", 45 cal bbl for my Rigby style LR Match rifle from GM, it had an 18" twist. It appears that the three 45 cal MLing barrels GM now show as having on hand...
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    09-21-2017, 12:30 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread 1892 Winchester barrels in Leverguns
    ...............My thanks for the reply. What I have is a Rossi 92 with a 45 Colt x 24" octagon barrel. With some loads it's acceptably accurate. It's barrel slugs .446" x .450", so it is tight but the grooves are only .002" deep. With quite a few...
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    09-20-2017, 06:37 PM
    Yup. Its worth it to me for all the right reasons. Economical, self reliance, can shoot when I want to because I always have the components I need, and it keeps me off the streets and out of my better halfs hair.
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    09-20-2017, 12:39 PM
    Veal? As in young cow? :grin:[smilie=1::mrgreen: Sorry! I guess I need more coffee. I thought it was funny. Veral is not getting any younger (either). I hope he has many more good years building us molds! When I see these threads, I always...
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    09-20-2017, 10:35 AM
    Did you try the Dick Trenk load, 52gr Swiss, using the above stated Lyman bullet?
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    09-20-2017, 01:48 AM
    ...............The original add (and for sometime afterwards) had barrels of 45-70 and 444 Marlin threaded and set up for the original #1 military action. The 45-70 in original BP loads, or smokless equivalent were a fine combination. Those fitting...
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    09-19-2017, 02:13 AM
    ..............Green Mountain seems to be a shadow of what they once were. So where do you go for a replacement barrel these days? .............Buckshot
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    09-19-2017, 02:11 AM
    Buckshot replied to a thread bolt engagement in Leverguns
    ..............One my 2 Rossi M92's the twin lugs reach up to just above the sides of the action top. There is a couple thousandths 'Play' if you pull the bolt back against the twin lugs. However I think in chambering a round the lugs are pushed back...
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    09-17-2017, 08:20 PM
    I always try to collect a wide variety of manuals, be they powder, bullet, or anyone in between. It is true that older books are, and should be suspect of load data as powder has been changing over the decades. But, the older manuals are handy to...
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    09-17-2017, 04:33 AM
    ................The Ampco nipples are made of Beryllium Copper. I use them in my Whitworth and Rigby muzzle loading .451" match rifles. They last a lot longer then any steel nipple, but are not as long lived as a Platinum lined nipple. Just much...
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    09-16-2017, 01:30 PM
    Townsend Whelen (March 6, 1877 – December 23, 1961), called "Townie" by his friends, was an American hunter, soldier, writer, outdoorsman and rifleman. Whelen was a colonel in the United States Army, and a prolific writer on guns. ...
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    09-16-2017, 01:26 PM
    It is spelled Whelen, not Whalen. Just saying. I have had two Remington 700 Classic rifles in this chambering. One was just so much fun I got a second when it came up for sale. I had great loads made up for both Jacket and cast for elk hunting. ...
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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
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LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
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