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Posted in thread: This site has slowed down on 09-25-2016 at 04:10 PM
It's all the ads. Where I live I'm lucky to get DSL and I can't upgrade the speed so it's very
slow for me. Most forums I go to are fast but they don't have the ads. I have one other one
that has ads ...
Posted in thread: .52 Cal Rimfire metallic case for Sharps 1863 on 09-17-2016 at 07:41 PM
If I wanted to shoot the Sharps I would refit it. You can order a Precision cap falling block
and hammer. This would all you to use the original Sharps paper cartridges. This would also
avoid using th...
Posted in thread: .52 Cal Rimfire metallic case for Sharps 1863 on 09-13-2016 at 04:55 AM
The 1863 Sharp's was a percussion that used paper cartridges. In 1867 they started converting
some of them to 50-70 and 52-70. The later ones were converted to centerfire. Shame you don't
have one of ...
Posted in thread: Shooting really soft lead. on 08-14-2016 at 02:31 AM
Pure lead is good up to about 1000 FPS. Much faster and you get leading. I use it in my 1911
Posted in thread: 150 yard deer hunt: Which rifle would you grab? on 08-11-2016 at 06:41 AM
I hate dropping $35-$40 on a box of 20 rounds.I don't pay much more than that for .257 WM.
Posted in thread: High standard double nine help on 08-10-2016 at 08:01 AM
Sounds like a broken hand spring or it could just be gummed up from years of residue.
Posted in thread: 150 yard deer hunt: Which rifle would you grab? on 08-09-2016 at 09:10 PM
You don't NEED Barnes ammo for the 308. Just go to Wally World and get whatever is cheap. It
will kill them just as dead, just as quick as the Barnes.
Posted in thread: Bought a sporterized Springfield 1903 today! on 07-18-2016 at 03:22 AM
JMO but I'd leave it like it is.
Posted in thread: Guns my Dad made on 06-18-2016 at 05:15 AM
Your dad does some very fine work indeed. Thanks for sharing.
Posted in thread: Tips for cleaning a leaded barrel on 06-14-2016 at 03:11 PM
A piece of Chore Boy copper scrubbing pad wrapped around a bronze brush will make quick work of
lead fouling. Just make sure it's copper and not copper plated stainless steel.