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Old April 8, 2018, 09:22 AM   #13
F. Guffey
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I bought a single shot Hamilton at a flea Market years ago. The bolt was missing and I thought it was a B-B gun at first. I eventually took it apart out of curiosity and the barrel is sheet metal. It appears that sheet metal was crush rolled around a rifled mandrel and then the mandrel removed. I am not going to go look at it right now, but I remember it was marked .22 short.
Normally when Hamilton is mentioned someone says Remington Arms purchased his patents. That would include the rifled mandrel.

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