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The Longbranch / Re: How Cool is This?
« Last post by RRio on May 16, 2022, 05:56:03 PM »
Scenes like that remind me that beautiful places still exist as they did years ago. Went to the Superstitions last year, there’s something about that place that speaks to me. Can’t explain it.

Sad to say, but with all the GD developers, we are starting to lose those places. Kinda like the "Eagles" song, "call someplace paradise, kiss it goodbye".
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The Barracks / The Colonel
« Last post by Drydock on May 16, 2022, 05:42:12 PM »
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The Longbranch / Re: Lever rifles back in the day, rifle vs. carbine
« Last post by DarkLord on May 16, 2022, 05:41:18 PM »
I have always wondered why the Winchester 92 sold so well after the release of the '94.  Now clearly the '94 sold a good 6-7 to one, but even then I couldn't quite figure out why the 92 was still such a great seller.  And then I came across some ammunition catalogs from 1905...

The model 92 WCF cartridges sold for 40% less than the cartridges for the '94.  That's a big difference, it also explains why most '92's tend to look about 405 more worn than your average '94.

The .30 WCF just leaves all the old pistol cartridges in the dust...  But those "weak" pistol cartridges had proven themselves as capable of harvesting game at reasonable ranges, and a blue collar man could afford to learn how to shoot his '92 very well.
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Take a look at this thread:  https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/index.php?topic=64846.0 for an explantion of the problem.  The original Winchester bolt/ejector seems to be different than the replacement Uberti rifles.  I wound up turning the Jamison brass to Uberti size.

Here's a bit of info I typed up in my Project Rifle thread, look down toward the bottom of page:
https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/index.php?topic=64765.0
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The Winchester Model 1876 / Re: I really need a 1876 mag tube?
« Last post by King Medallion on May 16, 2022, 03:05:42 PM »
That's purty!
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CAS City Classifieds / Uberti 1866 Yellow boy. 38spl for sale.
« Last post by marko on May 16, 2022, 12:54:49 PM »
I am selling my Uberti 1866 Yellow boy in 38spl octagonal barrel, less then 100 rounds fired and in excellent condition slight patina on brass. I replaced the front sight and rear site with a ladder site, I have both original sites. Beautiful wood and a finely made sporting rifle..... Ships to lower 48 only no sales to California, shipping from NC make sure your FFL will except from me with my Drivers license. Buyer pays actual shipping to your location, I am in NC. First I'll take it with a PM get the rifle pay pal ff or USPS check. $900 + shipping.

email me for pictures for some reason they are not showing up here?   marko65@gmail.com
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Thanks for the update:
All-in price seems low, for the condition.
Pictures are very nice, though.
Thanks.
El Supremo/Kevin Tinny
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The Winchester Model 1876 / Re: I really need a 1876 mag tube?
« Last post by yahoody on May 16, 2022, 11:47:53 AM »
$20 was shipping.  But still they aint giving them away :)   Closer today than yesterday.  Thanks again Dusty.



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The Winchester Model 1876 / Re: I really need a 1876 mag tube?
« Last post by dusty texian on May 16, 2022, 11:23:32 AM »
Dang that tubing has went up , its been a few yrs. since i bought some . Back then it was around 30 bucks for six ft. Sounds like a nice project . I look forward to seeing it done . Good luck Amigo .,,,,,DT
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Cas City Historical Society / Re: Christmas Leftovers
« Last post by Tascosa Joe on May 16, 2022, 11:23:09 AM »
Very nice.
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