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  • DIRT Farmer's Avatar
    10-08-2017, 10:47 PM
    There is a lot of history of barrels being beveled to get them to shoot together even with shot. I have moved the point of impact on several. The cheaper old muzzleloading guns were just brazed together not regulated. It does not take much just a...
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  • Arisaka99's Avatar
    10-06-2017, 08:06 AM
    Arisaka99 replied to a thread Let's play what is it? in Our Town
    I was going to say fire piston too, but like was said before me, would have a plug at the end.
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  • DIRT Farmer's Avatar
    09-28-2017, 06:14 PM
    CO 2 cools as it is injected, condenses moisture. You can feel the barrel cool. Air heats as pressure raises hence how a deisel motor works.
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    09-28-2017, 10:17 AM
    Arisaka99 replied to a thread H&R Stub Barrel in Single Shot Guns
    Forgive my ignorance, but what is a stubbed barrel? What's the advantage?
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    09-26-2017, 11:52 PM
    DIRT Farmer replied to a thread .50 vs .54 in Muzzleloading.
    OK I can tell you guys are young. It is not a question of a 50 or a 54, but the rifle you need is the 58. Why, the 50 you so lovingly carried up and down hill so many years gets heavy enough that you hesitate to go hunting. The 58 is signifitly...
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    09-26-2017, 11:32 PM
    I have used a steam cleaner on my Gibbs and other rifles. Most of the long range muzzleloading shooters do. The rifles do need some settling down but the first shot is clos enough to start sight settings.
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  • DIRT Farmer's Avatar
    09-26-2017, 11:11 PM
    Then there is the issue of using compressed air in a possibley loaded barrel, at about a compression ratio of 16 to one B/P can fire. Use CO2 or grease. A good grease gun will pump oil less mess
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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