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Old July 20, 2013, 07:15 AM   #9
bedbugbilly
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So . . . clear something up for me . . . I understand what you're saying about cartridge length and feeding on these CF and why the shorter cartridge might/could be a problem.

In talking lever guns . . . . what is different in the larger caliber guns as opposed to a .22 rimfire lever gun that allows the .22 (I'll use a Henry as a example) to feed the different length cartridges . .. i.e. .22 short, long and long rifle?

I can easily understand what Hawg is talking about in regards to the shorter cartridge feeding too high and catching the slug on the chamber . . . but why doesn't that happen or what is different in the .22 rim fires that allows the different length cartridges to feed without a problem?

Thanks.
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