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    02-10-2018, 04:46 AM
    Yes,cut a Groove across the Breach plug face,Cut a cone in the Drum like a funnel,I have found that an area on the Plug that is under the ignition area allowing space for sediment to settle helps.I have converted all my percussion guns to military...
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    02-09-2018, 03:51 PM
    Col4570 replied to a thread Aqua fortus finish in Muzzleloading.
    Alkanet Oil finish.
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    02-09-2018, 04:38 AM
    Col4570 replied to a thread Aqua fortus finish in Muzzleloading.
    Alkanet Root shavings mixed with Raw linseed Oil is a fine Stock Finish.A little white spirit mixed in will allow it to penetrate.Apply with Wet and Dry Abrasive paper in a circular motion.Apply Terebin Driers with a cloth and mix on the stock...
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    02-06-2018, 11:43 AM
    Col4570 replied to a thread Knee replacement in Our Town
    I had both done in 2005,six months between operations.I was in poor condition prior to the ops and could not have run away even if the Hobbs of Hell where chasing me.Since then I have never looked back and it has made me a new man.I would recommend...
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    01-20-2018, 02:25 PM
    Yes Trefolex is good for Tapping,even at High temperatures.Still got some left from my working days.The Trefolex we used was a Green coloured Grease and aromatic smelling.
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    01-20-2018, 02:18 PM
    Col4570 replied to a thread 54 years in Our Town
    58 here,best bet in my life.
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Enjoy being at the Range. Produced several BP rifles from Raw materials.Own two original Whitworths
Black Powder shooting.both Muzzle and Breach loading. MLAGB Member.
Retired Engineer.


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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