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    Yesterday, 12:48 PM
    they should be. I did use brake cleaner on them before i put them away last year. they look clean no lead specks mating half looked and felt fine when i finished w them and put them together. I put the half's together and boxed them last fall. IDK...
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    09-17-2018, 07:58 AM
    I have 2 of them ok brass. Had them for 5 years or so. They are now handing me a problem. Don't know why. They are sticking. I mean won't close w/o tapping on tgem and won't open w/o beating on the handles. I had no problem w them the time before...
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    09-08-2018, 08:25 PM
    Not true I have a scope on my pre 64. It is mounted in front of the teceiver. It's a,2 power Redfield was on it when my dad bought for my first deer rifle in 71. I have 2 extra scopes for it now.
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    09-07-2018, 12:47 PM
    use whatever load you are using w paper. do same as i said to do w Hanns tubes put a newspaper wad against powder to hold it in place. Air space is not a problem in the sharps.
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    09-05-2018, 06:28 PM
    I had an IAB STILES it shot well. I did have to have the breach block worked to keep it shooting all day. If I remember right I used an NIE confederate sharps bullet in it. Don't remember the charbe.
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    09-05-2018, 12:54 PM
    been using them in N-SSA also. Never a problem, and my sharps likes them better than the RWS. go figure.
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    09-05-2018, 12:32 AM
    Toot I'm not sure if it will. Remember hearing they modified the breach area. I read something on the NSSA SIGHT A long time ago. About it. Also looks like we are not going to Hopkinton either. First soccer game is saturday. Not tuning up there...
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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