Sharps ammo.........

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Sharps ammo.........

Postby DuncaninFrance » Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:49 am

This cam up in a conversation with a chap at my local gun shop today.
A friend of his gave him a round for a Sharps which was 45/82!
He has been trying to find some in formation on this particular round without success. Can anyone enlighten him?
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Re: Sharps ammo.........

Postby M14man » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:48 pm

Seems like it is still made on a special order (Rocky Mountain at $78 a box of 20.

From the net Do a search Sharps 45/82

"The 45-82 was a variant of the 45-90 (2.4" case ) loaded with a 405 gr bt and 82 gr powder.
The case is the same as the 45-90WCF and the 45 2 4/10" Sharps.
In the late 19th cent ammo and gun makers would list load variations on the same ctg case with a different designation."

http://www.outdoorlife.com/articles/2014/07/sharps-shooters

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