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Offline Hawg

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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2020, 09:37:40 PM »
You're killin me Em! Another one I'd love to have!

To me it's an even cooler gun because it's a conversion.

I'm gonna have to fight the Capt for that one! (7+"

Gonna be a free for all up in here before long. *6'
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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2020, 02:43:49 AM »
Very tasty, Mazo! Do/did you shoot it?
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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2020, 09:45:16 AM »
I haven't for a long time. I shot it one session after I got it just to see how it functioned. I don't remember anything memorable as I wasn't going for accuracy.

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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2020, 10:58:46 AM »
I'm envisioning the show down in Good, Bad, Ugly with me Dave and Capt....... sweet piece there!
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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2020, 11:04:56 AM »
Thanks all. I pulled the lock to see if by any miracle the Lawrence pellet primer parts were there. Nope, but no surprise as I think they were removed during the conversion process.
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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2020, 11:09:07 AM »
While the lock was pulled, I noticed the bright blue screw holding the saddle ring bar. Also, the crisp inletting. Sorry for yet another blurry photo ^j)

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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2020, 11:10:54 AM »
A little closer view of the lock.

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Re: Sharps Carbine
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2020, 04:15:22 PM »
Yep. The Lawrence systems were removed when they were converted. I just noticed the bore on yours has 6 grooves. That makes it the original bore. A lot of the original guns had oversized bores for the .50 cartridge bullets. So Springfield Armory re-lined them. The re-lined guns have 3 groove rifling. The original bore has 6.

Super cool rifle.
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