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September 26, 2022 - 9:13 pm
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Got 29 rounds with EPPS HEADSTAMP. Anyone know who made the brass?  No caliber marking on headstamp–Thanks Bill

 

He is dead  Ellwood Epps–had brass made by various fabricators..

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No help with that brass.  I just inherited some Starline .45-90 brass which is 2.4 inches long.  I guess I now need to add a .45-90 WCF 1886 to the stable.  Smile

I call myself a collector as it sounds better than hoarder

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You’d like shooting the 45-90.  It does not hit you as hard as a 45-70 with the heavier bullets.

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Chuck, I even have the bullet mold already.  The .45-90 WCF uses the same 300 grain bullet as the .45-60 WCF.  One mold is good for both of these.  Of course that 300 grain bullet was also loaded in .45-70’s over the years too.  A versatile bullet indeed.

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