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    07-09-2018, 08:37 AM
    Yes if the rod is too small in diameter and the slug a bit too large ,the rod can punch through the slug and leave a hollow slug in the bore .Never use a wooden dowel rod . I use a gas check on the slug base , just a bit smaller than the bore ,just...
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    07-07-2018, 08:47 PM
    Been thinking about selling all my British big game rifles and shotguns and buying vintage winchesters . Maybe ,maybe not.
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    07-07-2018, 08:06 PM
    Very nice . I have an original 73 in 44/40 , its in excellent condition ,I bought it from a deceased estate. The old fellas wife told me he shot it once many years ago .I havent shot it since I bought it ,but plan to .I checked the serial and it was...
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    06-28-2018, 06:11 AM
    Would not pass muster here in Australia ,due to our stupid gun laws.
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    06-21-2018, 09:14 PM
    My Marlin was a finger chewer , space between the pinky and the next finger was always chewed by the lever ,I took the lever off and cut it through and added an inch of small square keysteel , weled in with tig ,then filed it back to the same...
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    06-21-2018, 09:04 PM
    Well as it so happens I do have a well equipped workshop , three lathes a milling machine ,and numerous other machines for metal working and woodworking . Im a fully qualified Fitter and Turner ,have been working in metal since I was indentured at...
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South of the Equator and North of Capricorn
Shooting & Hunting , wild women and bundy rum
Yes I have a job.


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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