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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-28-2019, 05:36 PM Thread Starter
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"New" hunting rifle

Well it's only 115 years old! My 1892 Winnie in 38-40. I load blackpowder with an ancient Winchester tong tool to feed it. I love this rifle.
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Very nice!!!!!!!!
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post #3 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-29-2019, 02:27 AM
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Nice rifle, it would be interesting to know the behind it too.
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Sorry, the history behind it.
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Nice rifle, it would be interesting to know the behind it too.
I wish I did. I really do.

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It deserves to go deer hunting.
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That is just awesome. that is how deer hunting should be done!
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Awesome, love it!!
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Nice looking gun. Iím not familiar with the tong tool. How does that work?
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i passed on a nice 1873 in 38-40 a week ago on GB and wish I hadn't, I won't make that mistake again! its really great to see you shooting bp loads in it, that's what they were born to do!
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