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    Yesterday, 06:21 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Sounded like you guys had a blast with the 44!!!! Can't wait to see your 38/357 results.
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    Yesterday, 06:20 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Bigted, here is a link to some details. https://castbulletassoc.org/forum/thread/scoped-winchester-73/ Also the 44-40 Cartridge website. https://curtisshawk21.wixsite.com/44centerfire/post/scoped-winchester-1873 I am in no way an author, I...
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    07-16-2019, 10:24 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Good luck! Keep tryind and eventually you will find that sweet load!
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    07-12-2019, 08:52 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Update: I finally got me new front scope mount and headed off to the range today. The purpose of the scope, to prove the rifle not the shooter, 100 Yards with only 6.4gr of Trail Boss and a 200gr Big Lube bullet. 1" Squares, 4" x 4" target
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    07-12-2019, 08:46 PM
    This is exactly why I use RIFLE POWDERS in my 44-40....no chance of a double charge and cost much less than a destroyed firearm!
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    06-29-2019, 10:52 AM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    I did get to the range this morning to give this new scope a try. I really like it but the set screws started to get loose after only three shots of light loads. Plus I left my glasses at home. I will do a little maintenance and revisit the range. ...
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    06-28-2019, 07:56 AM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Michael, I only own one rifle, a Marlin, chambered in 38/357. I have not tried to load for accuracy with it. I got it years ago for my wife and daughters for CAS. What I have shot has been horrible @ only 75 yards. I have spent all of my...
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    06-27-2019, 07:33 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    I just picked up a scope for the 73', hope to try it this weekend. I wanted it for 100 targets. Normal loads.
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    06-27-2019, 06:28 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    Oh, lets don't forget the Marlin 1889 manufactured in 1891!!! 265 yards open sights
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    06-27-2019, 06:23 PM
    Savvy Jack replied to a thread Uberti 1873 Accuracy? in Leverguns
    My Uberti 73' chambered in 44-40 shoots very well. I don't, but it does!! Here is a video shooting 6.4gr of trailboss and a 200gr lead bullet at 25 yards and at 265 yards with open sights. Here is a video using my scoped Marlin at 265 yards...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
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