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    03-01-2018, 02:37 PM
    Back to the OP's original question: Why does the Model 48 exist? The answers is plain to see (by me anyway). Smith brought it out to fill an empty space in their lineup. And ,hopefully, make money. Probably didn't happen and that is why collectors...
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    02-28-2018, 02:59 PM
    Binky replied to a thread 22 Long ammo in Rimfire Area
    I recently came into some longs (CCI) and have an old Sat.Nite Special that shoots shorts only so I always try to have a box or two on hand. Now for the ramble part: I once owned a Marlin Model 56(my first gun-I was 12) It was supposed to shoot...
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    02-24-2018, 01:51 AM
    I don't see why you couldn't. I shortened my first set of Pacific 44 mag, dies (the expander die) to use with my first 44, a S&W frankengun in 44 special. took some work with a Dremil tool but it worked and still does after 40 years. Back in the...
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Near that little town in Eygpt or SW Wyoming, whichever
shooting, reloading, all things outdoors and ofcourse, casting
Spending my life savings before I get sent to a home or die


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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