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    Yesterday, 12:43 PM
    jim 44-40 replied to a thread Douglas barrel in Muzzleloading.
    Thank you guys. I want to use this barrel for a flintlock project. one part found many more to go!
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    01-22-2021, 07:32 PM
    Have some copper colored brass with headstamp Western 38 S&W why the copper look? Could be for black powder loads
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    01-22-2021, 07:25 PM
    Just picked up a barrel today. Tag says Douglas 45 cal. 1-66 twist, and it is 42 in long and 15/16 wide.It has threaded breech.also it is new , just dust on it from laying around in a little shop where I spotted it crying take me home! Should there...
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    01-03-2021, 11:42 AM
    jim 44-40 replied to a thread Homemade 45 in Muzzleloading.
    That sounds like a plan.wait to you see pictures of its big brother. almost done with another 45. Will post when it is finished.by the way the solid brass knob at end of grip is a head cracker if one should run out of lead and powder
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    01-03-2021, 11:03 AM
    jim 44-40 started a thread Homemade 45 in Muzzleloading.
    Got this one done and she works and shoots great. Maple wood and parts from eBay with a few I had laying around. No sights yet. Shoots 440 rb with 25grs 3fff
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    01-03-2021, 10:56 AM
    jim 44-40 started a thread Test in Testing Area
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    12-25-2020, 09:13 PM
    jim 44-40 replied to a thread Rust in bore in Muzzleloading.
    I uploaded a test pic in the test forum but can not upload in the muzzleloader .hope to show my bluing job
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    12-25-2020, 08:33 PM
    jim 44-40 replied to a thread Rust in bore in Muzzleloading.
    No I used J-B bore cleaning compound but not on the patched roundball.also many passes with medium steelwool
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    12-25-2020, 06:12 PM
    jim 44-40 started a thread Test in Testing Area
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    12-25-2020, 04:38 PM
    jim 44-40 started a thread Rust in bore in Muzzleloading.
    Picked up a Cva bobcat 50 cal cap gun cheap.Bore was in poor condition lots of rust. I did get it cleaned up but had to reblue barrel after getting rust remover on bluing and it ran down barrel.what is amazing is how well it shoots round...
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About jim 44-40
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Born in Lawton ,OK Army 1975-1978
Location:
Pitt Gas,PA
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shooting,fishing
Occupation:
plumber

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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