Reload'n And Levergun'n

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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Its been a long time comin

From the Indiana DNR website.

Administrative Rule (Regulation) Changes
The Natural Resources Commission approved the proposal to allow rifles with pistol cartridges on May 22. Once the rule changes are approved by the Attorney General’s Office and Governor’s office, they will become law later this year. The rifles with pistol cartridges that meet the specifications listed below will be allowed during this year’s deer firearms season which takes place from November 17 through December 2.
The rifle must fire a cartridge that meets the following specifications:
A) fire a bullet of three hundred fifty-seven thousandths of an inch (.357) diameter or larger;
(B) have a minimum case length of one and sixteen hundredths (1.16) inches; and
(C) have a maximum case length of one and six hundred twenty-five thousandths (1.625) inches.
Some cartridges that will be legal include the following:
.357 Magnum
.38-40 Winchester
.41 Magnum
.41 Special
.44 Magnum
.44 Special
.44-.40 Winchester
.45 Colt
.454 Casull
.480 Ruger
.475 Linebaugh
.50 Action Express
.500 S&W

It's about time! :-)

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Pic Of The Month: May 2007

This installment of Pic Of The Month features a beautiful Marlin Cowboy model chambered in 38-55 and is courtesy of our friend and fellow forum member of the forum, badbrass.

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Thanks Paul!