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by a4570sharpshooter
Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:37 am
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor
RepliesCOLON 11
ViewsCOLON 2329

Re: Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor

Thanks again to those who replied. John, I have the Wolfe book..and I will also use this as a reference. 45/70SS
by a4570sharpshooter
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:02 am
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor
RepliesCOLON 11
ViewsCOLON 2329

Re: Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor

Vince, Thanks for your reply. At the present time I am trying to figure which of two trapdoors to purchase. Both guns are of the late 1888 vintage. One has a "pristine bore" but the metal has seen better days due to poor storage. The other has a good bore and cosmetically good wood. Also do you shoo...
by a4570sharpshooter
Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:19 pm
ForumCOLON Classified Ads: Wanted, For Sale, and For Trade
TopicCOLON Ballard Midrange 22LR (SOLD)
RepliesCOLON 4
ViewsCOLON 1724

Re: Ballard Midrange 22LR

Rick , You always have the pretty guns..........BTT. 4570SS
by a4570sharpshooter
Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:15 pm
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor
RepliesCOLON 11
ViewsCOLON 2329

Re: Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor

After looking through countless reference books,I did find that the original Trapdoors had a twist rate of 1 in 22 (Ideal handbook # 27). And I am guessing that the new imports have a standard of 1 in 18. This being said and the price on the old versus new being close to the same....I will take my c...
by a4570sharpshooter
Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:54 am
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor
RepliesCOLON 11
ViewsCOLON 2329

Old Trapdoor vs. New trapdoor

Are there any differences in the twist rate from the old to the new versions ? I looked on Ubertis sight and that bit of info seems to be missing. I can't make up my mind on which I would like to purchase. This will be used in the military category side match that SASS is initiating. Thanks in advan...
by a4570sharpshooter
Sat Feb 28, 2009 9:46 am
ForumCOLON Classified Ads: Wanted, For Sale, and For Trade
TopicCOLON WTB Fecker mounts
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 590

mounts

My friend has located the mounts that he was looking for.... Thanks
by a4570sharpshooter
Sat Feb 21, 2009 10:08 am
ForumCOLON Classified Ads: Wanted, For Sale, and For Trade
TopicCOLON WTB Fecker mounts
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 590

WTB Fecker mounts

I have a friend that has a Fecker scope with no mounts. He thought that I might be able to locate these. Thanks
by a4570sharpshooter
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:49 pm
ForumCOLON Classified Ads: Wanted, For Sale, and For Trade
TopicCOLON Original 1885 Winchester High Wall 45/90
RepliesCOLON 0
ViewsCOLON 777

Original 1885 Winchester High Wall 45/90

I have for sale a Winchester High Wall 45/90 original. I has been re cased colored and blued. Lettering is still perfect. It has a 30" octagon#3 barrell,with the elevator sight. The wood is perfect as is the rest of the gun. Serial #42***, the price is $2000.00. THe reason for parting is funding an ...
by a4570sharpshooter
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:14 pm
ForumCOLON General Discussion of BPCR
TopicCOLON CSA 1875 arrived today.
RepliesCOLON 26
ViewsCOLON 3183

Sharps '75

Ranch, Sure is a purty Buff rifle. Happy New year to all the "Big Bore Shooters". a45/70sharpshooter
by a4570sharpshooter
Sat Dec 22, 2007 9:15 pm
ForumCOLON Duplex and Smokeless Loads
TopicCOLON 40/65 duplex load
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 5120

40/65 duplex load

This is a load from a friend Joe Baldwin. 7.5 grains 4227,45 grains Goex Cartridge with a .60 plastic over powder wad. a45/70sharpshooter