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Old September 18, 2015, 04:58 AM   #1
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Reloading for .44 Evans Long

Does anyone know where brass and dies may be obtained for this round?

Here are specifications for reloading:

The original cartridges were loaded with 40 to 43 grains of black powder and lead bullets ranging from 275 to 300 grains.
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Old September 18, 2015, 06:09 AM   #2
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Buffalo Arms stocks and sells many obsolete calibers.

44 Evans Long Brass:

http://www.buffaloarms.com/44_Evans_...8.aspx?TERM=44 evans

44 Evans Long die set:


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Old September 18, 2015, 12:30 PM   #3
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Very interresting. I didn'r ever hear of that rifle and cartridge.
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Old September 18, 2015, 12:58 PM   #4
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Don't think a cartridge/rifle could be more obscure.
Rifle and cartridge, including dimensions, info is here. http://www.leverguns.com/articles/blancard/evans.htm
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