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    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    T-Bird replied to a thread 1894C Dark in Leverguns
    I've had a 94CS for a couple years, mine is fine and very accurate with my loads. The finish on the wood wasn't quite deep enough for me so I put 2 coats of BLO on it and it really helped. The function is fine.
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    04-03-2020, 08:36 AM
    I buy pork fat at the meat market for sausage making. Anyone use that? How is the best way to render? I know that's lard but would like to make my own for S+G.
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    03-28-2020, 08:55 PM
    I don't what your hunting situation is, but ethically shooting a 250 yd shot on an animal, I need a solid rest, little wind, and an animal that properly "presents" itself. In my situation that almost never happens. The residual velocity at that...
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    03-27-2020, 10:24 AM
    T-Bird replied to a thread 10ga sxs Pedersoli in Muzzleloading.
    That article posted at the top of this forum by Waksupi on front stuffer shotguns is very good if you haven't read it
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    03-25-2020, 08:50 AM
    +1 for the Lee, my .530 mold that I just got leaves more of a smudge than a sprue.
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    03-25-2020, 08:42 AM
    T-Bird replied to a thread 10ga sxs Pedersoli in Muzzleloading.
    Yeah, I would think that 11/4 oz load of #6 from a mod barrel would be plenty dense at 30 yds?
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    03-24-2020, 09:24 AM
    T-Bird replied to a thread 10ga sxs Pedersoli in Muzzleloading.
    I saw one reference that a man said his old Dixie Gun Works catalogue lists 109 gr 2F and 11/2 oz as a max 10 ga load. You might call Dixie Gun Works and ask them, they are a wealth of info and don't usually mind sharing.
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    03-23-2020, 08:20 PM
    T-Bird replied to a thread 10ga sxs Pedersoli in Muzzleloading.
    I don't know why it would increase recoil with the gauge change. If the gun weighs more, it might be less? Same mass moved with the same charge. just don't rest your shoulder on a tree from behind!:smile: might be intense.
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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