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Old 02-10-2010, 10:57 PM   #41
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a .45/120?...WOW! would def. have to hold on to that one
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Old 02-11-2010, 12:29 PM   #42
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If I could afford a Sharps in .45-120, I would already have one. That would be the $hit!!!
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Some day I will own one of these bad boys.

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Old 02-11-2010, 12:51 PM   #44
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I am not sure if I ever believed it but I was once told by a gunsmith that a 45/70 Sharps could be rechambered to any of the other .45, at least to 45/90
a thought if it could be done.
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Originally Posted by robocop10mm View Post
If I could afford a Sharps in .45-120, I would already have one. That would be the $hit!!!
That would be the sh!t!!
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Old 02-11-2010, 02:38 PM   #46
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know a guy with a sharps 45 70 he can hit bullseye off hand from 150 yds out, our neighbor couldn't outshoot him with his new ar using his reg. hand! and its a great hunting weapon taken alot of deer with it, my buddy even shot a groundhog in the head with one and turned it inside out
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I know this is old but ran across this photo and remembered the thread.

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Old 03-22-2010, 04:11 PM   #48
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Dang! Hope I never see one of those running at me.

On a side note...I fially got the sights dialed in. While shooting at 100 yards with open sights I was coming in consistantly to the right by about 6" or 8" I had the elevation set up just right, but was grouping hard to the right.

Well, a few taps with the plastic handle of a screw driver and it's good to go. I just tested her out on some crap in the desert, but I'll bring her back to the range and get it set up at 100 yards again. should be spot on! I love this rifle, even though I have no use for it haha.
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