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    11-30-2021, 06:25 PM
    I've been using the same chunk of Cerrosafe (sp?) for 30yrs for chamber casts and filling thin parts when engraving on them. I melt the stuff in a shallow tin can,,a tuna can with a pour lip bent into the edge. I place that can with the metal in...
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    11-25-2021, 01:49 PM
    That 38 Short brass should be there today ,,so says the USPS trax'g . Hope it helps with your project...
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    11-19-2021, 01:53 PM
    I have a handful of Rem-UMC 38Short brass. I PM'd the OP and offered them to him grattis. Here's a couple pics. They are all Rem-UMC and 1 Western. The Western is marked '38 Short Colt'. The Rem-UMC is marked '38 Short'. The Western casing is...
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    11-16-2021, 12:52 PM
    Era ?,,I have no idea. Not a ammo collector. Never could see sitting around staring at a round of ammo wondering if it could talk to me.. Not trying to re-write the historical record of the 38Colt round. Just trying to help out the OP with a...
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    11-16-2021, 12:19 AM
    2152hq replied to a thread Hopkins & Allen in Single Shot Guns
    That's the H&A Model 922. Very nice rifle and a sturdy build for a 'Boys Rifle'. Kootne' is correct in that the Marlin tang sight fits these. One from a MArlin Model 97 or Model 39(A) fits . Simple to fit another bbl as they are just a slip fit...
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    11-15-2021, 11:53 PM
    The orig 38 Colt with it's healed bullet at .375d is what was used in the orig conversions. Some outside the factory done conversions were done for use with the 38RF cartridge,,simply a RF version of the 38Colt. The orig 38Colt ammunition was...
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    11-13-2021, 12:29 PM
    Don't use a damp box,,at least not at first when trying to learn how to Slow Rust Blue. There's really no reason to use one. It's not needed to get results. It can speed up the process,,but it can also cause bad results with over aggressive...
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    11-07-2021, 03:25 PM
    The DST adjustment screw..... Unscrew the small adjustment screw until nearly all the way out of the mechanism,,nothing will break or become undone if you take it right out... With the adj screw backed out,,now 'set' the rear trigger (pull the...
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    11-07-2021, 03:23 PM
    2152hq replied to a thread Danzig Mauser in Factory Rifles
    The rifle is a post WW1 produced sporter made at Danzig. After WW1 ended, Danzig remained in operation for about a yr and 1/2. During that time they made both a 98 Mauser sporter and a .22cal bolt action rifle. The 98 sporter was built on the...
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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