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Anyone here shoot Remington Rolling Block 12,17x44?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by NonServiam, May 12, 2003.

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  1. NonServiam

    NonServiam Member

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    I tried to start a thread over in the blackpowder forum, but no takers so far.

    So, anyone here shoot Remington Rolling Block 12,17x44?

    I'm thinking of getting a Norwegian or Swedish made Remington Rolling Block in 12,7x44 (converted to centerfire) as my first blackpowder rifle. They are pretty cheap and easily available here in Norway, and being manufactured (well, actually patented) before 1885, they are not subject to registration.

    Any THRers shoot these? Your experiences please, sirs!
     
  2. Andrew Wyatt

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    I have one in .50-70, which i'm rebarrelling in .45-70.


    I like mine a lot, even though it's in an utterly unavailable caliber and the bore looks like a sewer pipe.


    when i'm done, i'll have a rear GR or express sight, and a tang sight, along with a 16 inch barrel.
     
  3. Nemrod

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    Shooting the Swedish remington Rolling block rifle in 12.7x44Rmm
    Hi yes I do shoot this rifle & I am still working out loads for it my current load is a 330 grain bullet being pushed by 70 grains of Fg black powder, a CCI magnum large rifle primer . I compress the powder, a card wad, and a little soft lube made from Beeswax, petrolum jelly & olive oil. The cases are from Bertram of Australia. real good fum to shoot just keep the fouling soft re a blow tube & acasional rodding out you will have it made.
    I also shoot a nepalise Snider, a mark 4 Martini Henry, a 11mm Gras, a .43 Mauser & a 45-70 rolling block. loads of Fun to shoot.
    I hope this is a help to you

    Regards Colin, London England
     
  4. smokemaker

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    I have a roller in .45-70 and it's a gas to shoot! I'm thinking of a military #1 for something new to mess with. 12.7 is .50 cal, right? I've got to get my gauges out and figure out what 12.5X44R converts to. Good luck!
     
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