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    Yesterday, 10:49 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Underhammers in Muzzleloading.
    I have a spare action I was thinking of building a switch barrel rifle on. the underhammer action is a great action for such a project.
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    Yesterday, 08:57 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Underhammers in Muzzleloading.
    yes it is a tapered pin. I have seen some come out left to right. and a others right to left. it can get confusing. some the pins are easy to see which is witch. others you will have to measure. there is also a screw in the top of the receiver that...
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    08-18-2017, 10:42 AM
    the French had a semi-auto pistol that fired a small .30 cal bullet. the only cade you could make them out of was the .30 Pederson.
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    08-18-2017, 10:38 AM
    I shot and won 2 years straight with a used Brno number one with a old steel tube weaver 10x scope. which is the for runner of the cz. I have never seen a out of the box Anschutz out shoot it. remember in the silhouette game every shot is either...
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    08-17-2017, 06:23 PM
    verdigris can also cause it all most imposable to get a stuck cartage case out of a cylinder. I have had to deal with that one. verdigris is the reason we have nickel and tin plated cartage cases. the army had cartage belts made out of canvas. a...
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    08-15-2017, 12:37 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Why BH 209? in Muzzleloading.
    I don't think the inline shoots better or farther. in the old days they would shoot 200 rods{ 220 yds.} which was the norm. they shot farther then that also.
    40 replies | 954 view(s)
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    08-15-2017, 09:42 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Why BH 209? in Muzzleloading.
    the only thing I can see inlines have really done is raise the cost per shot of muzzleloaders.
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    08-13-2017, 09:45 PM
    I always said if I was going to be down to one hand gun I would take my ruger security-six stainless steel 4" in .357. next would be my ruger Blackhawk old model in .357. I have owned and shot both of them for over 30 years each with never a...
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    08-13-2017, 09:24 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Why BH 209? in Muzzleloading.
    I have used goex since I started shooting rifles in 85. have not seen a need for anything else. just shot in a match today. of 8 targets I won on 7 first place on 2. using goex and regular rws caps. don't see a need to try anything else. in a side...
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    08-12-2017, 05:43 PM
    wife's carry gun is a Hungarian p63 in 9mm mak. she has a 94 Winchester in .30-30. keeps a bubble barrel 12ga. that some oe cut down for cowboy shoots in her office. she is learning to shoot the colt police positive special in .38 special I keep...
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    08-11-2017, 06:18 PM
    rifle a .30-30 pistol a .357. almost any general store in the most back areas will have .30-30 and at least .38spl. on the shelf. add a 9mm cylinder for the pistol.
    26 replies | 800 view(s)
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    08-11-2017, 10:16 AM
    bob208 replied to a thread Winchester 94 choices in Leverguns
    I got a rifle conversion from gun parts corp. a few years ago. it is 26" part round part octagon. got sights fore arm all the parts needed to make it a rifle. they said to cut down the carbine mag. tube but I will leave it at 2/3's mag. I have a...
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    08-10-2017, 06:23 PM
    I picked up a rossi about 20 years ago in .357 at a auction. never did any thing to it but shoot it and it shoots great .38s and .357.
    28 replies | 1037 view(s)
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    08-10-2017, 03:27 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread 1873 45-70 in Single Shot Guns
    they were blue to begin with so leave it alone and shoot it it will age as you use it. now remember the arsenal reblued rifles when they rebuilt them.
    10 replies | 471 view(s)
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    08-09-2017, 09:59 AM
    I have never seen a tang sight on a 95. have seen the climbing lyman on ore then one which I think is a better sight anyway.
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    08-08-2017, 07:50 PM
    first bullet I cast was a 358429. I was trading them to a friend that had a loading press. then I was reading this guys work skeeter skelton was his name. so I thought if he could make good loads with a tong tool I could too. so I started loading my...
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    08-08-2017, 06:05 PM
    bob208 replied to a thread Brute force or stealth? in Our Town
    only problem with hidden room is there will be a trail to it. marks on the wall where you open it scratches on the floor. or some other tell tail signs.
    31 replies | 1055 view(s)
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    08-08-2017, 09:18 AM
    we used a lot of al-7 in .30 carbine rifle loads.
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    08-07-2017, 02:53 PM
    I don't know if there ever was a standard sight. back in the day Winchester was in the business to sell guns. so they would put any sight on that you wanted. I have 6 .32 94s and no two have the same sight. even the carbines have different sights.
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    08-06-2017, 08:22 PM
    the smokeless rear sight is a quick adjust for elevation. sort of like a military rear sight. it also says smokeless on the sight.
    33 replies | 1168 view(s)
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. was a certified weldor for 30 years. then learned toolmaking.
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gardners pa.
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blackpowder gunsmithing. shooting matchs classic cars and trucks.
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retired. now i have time for my own machine weld shop. many projects to try to finish

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Abbreviations used in Reloading

BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check