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    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    If you take an 'Antique Status' rifle or shotgun (pre 1899 mfg) and cut it down to make a handgun,,you have manufactured a new NFA firearm. The fact that the raw material for your 'manufacture' was from an Antique' firearm makes no difference....
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    06-22-2018, 07:19 AM
    They are a nice design. I've had a few of them. Currently just a Model 3922 Jr Schuetzen I rebuilt from a junker.
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    06-14-2018, 10:51 AM
    If you have access to a finish chamber reamer,, by hand take the reamer and run it into the chamber with proper lube and remove any extra matr'l in the chamber. If it's a factory spec reamer,,it'll leave you with a factory spec chamber. It'll...
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    06-13-2018, 10:35 AM
    Try giving the chamber(and the bore for that matter) a really good scrubbing with something to cut through any plastic residue build-up that may be inside there. The chamber and bore can appear to be perfectly clean and bright, but can actually...
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    06-11-2018, 01:25 AM
    The 'old style' and the 'new style' ejectors are the same design and shape. The difference is the O/S used a small screw to hold the ejector in place in the frame. That screw went through a hole in the enlarged end of the ejector base and screwed...
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    05-27-2018, 10:28 PM
    Black powder 12ga loads have a breech chamber pressure around 6500psi. +/- of course depending on the shot load and other variables of components. But it's right in that range. The steel bbls of that era were proofed with either BP or a smokeless...
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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