1892 Sporting Rifle


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:26 pm
I found one a couple years ago. 24" octagon, 25-20, built in 1894.
I had to clean out 100 years of grease, oil and lead. I thought it had shallow rifling until I gave it 2 treatments with Blue Wonder bore cleaner. Nice deep rifling with a few scratches from steel cleaning rods.
It still has the BP firing pin that had too much protrusion for modern cartridges. I shortened it a few thousandths.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:42 pm
we would love to see some pictures when you get a chance :D

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