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October 13, 2021
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steve004 said
Has anyone ever seen a ledger entry that specified, “7/8” length magazine?  As my .45-70 letter notes, they did specify 3/4.  I’m sure some 3/4 length magazines were also listed in the ledger for the number of cartridges the customer specified.  But, I am curious if there are any examples of, “7/8” noted in the ledger.  

Steve,

Because a 7/8 length was non-standard (a special order), they are quite rare.  In answer to your question, I have not seen an entry that specified “7/8”.

Bert

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October 13, 2021
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Bert H. said

Chris,

What is the measured length of the mag tube?  Base on the picture, it appears to be a 3/4, but it could also be a special order length that specified the number of cartridges it would hold.  I have seen at least a half-dozen records entries where the magazine length lists the number of cartridges it was made to hold.

Bert  

Not sure Bert, had that carbine years ago and sold it many years ago.  Wish I had taken a measurement. Also, it is outside the letterable range.  Based on the length and anticipated mag tube compression, it may have fit 1 less cartridge.  Dont know for sure.  Thanks for the reply.  Chris

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