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Re: Very interesting reading relating to historic 1873 Carbines
Posted by Michael H. Collins on Friday, 27 June 2014, at 10:04 p.m., in response to Re: Very interesting reading relating to historic 1873 Carbines, posted by Dick Hosmer on Friday, 27 June 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Thanks for pointing out my misquote. I didn't realize I had mixed up the Forts until tonight. Sorry. Also, I didn't realize that the work on these butts was period and done at Fort Lincoln. I saw one of these carbines recently and could have purchased it cheap but passed because I thought that the Winchester Butt plate looked hookie. I just returned from the bathroom where I stood in front of the mirror and said stupid 500 times.Sincerely, Michael H. Collins
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