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  • idahoron's Avatar
    09-21-2017, 07:55 PM
    I am the one that started the sizing with the Lee 500 S&W bullet. There are a couple things I would look at. First, Hardness of the bullet is NUMBER 1. If the lead is much harder than 5 to 6 BHN or .035 to .035 on a Cabine Tree tester the...
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    09-21-2017, 07:39 PM
    The 1-30 twist guns will say "45 cal LRH". I use the Paper Patched RCBS 11mm rifle bullet paper patched and sized to .446 with a .500 felt over powder wad with a pinch of Bore butter. I use 80 grains of Pyrodex P. The mould is a 370 gr but with 8...
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    09-21-2017, 01:50 PM
    RBak replied to a thread Black mz and 54 cal in Muzzleloading.
    Quite a BIG difference in cost! I have enough Goex for a loooong time, but my curiosity is sure peaked, even though I don't use sabots. Still yet, I am interested in seeing what it might do with a PRB. Reading about it is one thing, actually...
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    09-19-2017, 08:00 PM
    Congratulations Boy, you got just what you deserved.
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    09-15-2017, 06:30 PM
    Trying to get me into a fight with you I see. Nice try Hopefully a moderator will see your attempt to draw out a fight and remove you like you were kicked off the other forum.
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    09-12-2017, 12:43 PM
    #11 cci mag.
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    09-11-2017, 11:01 PM
    idahoron replied to a thread Stuck minie ball in Muzzleloading.
    I have used the grease zerk method and it is hard to beat. If you try a ball puller and you end up with a hole through the bullet to allow leakage you will not get the grease zerk to work. The neat thing about the grease zerk method is you don't...
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    09-11-2017, 06:33 PM
    I actually thought about using a punch but the reason I didn't was I wanted to swell the nipple down farther than just the lip. I wanted it. To grab inside the entire length of the inside of the cap.
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    09-11-2017, 01:12 PM
    I fixed mine and made a video.
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    09-10-2017, 10:03 PM
    I am doing a video on fixing the Ampco.
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    09-10-2017, 04:14 PM
    Rodwha, just because it's a "smooth bore" don't let that hold you back on distance. My experience tells me that distance is established as much by the shooter as the type of gun being used, and only the shooter himself, shooting the gun in...
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  • washbuster's Avatar
    09-09-2017, 01:43 AM
    I shoot the lee 340 gr behind 29.9 gr H4198.Very accurate at up to 200 yrds..Rifle is Pedersoli Sharps 45/70 with Malcohm Scope. Created: 09/06/17 07:48 AM Description: 350gr not gas checks Notes 1: Notes 2: Distance to Chrono(FT): 10.00...
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    09-03-2017, 12:18 AM
    idahoron replied to a thread Torture test in Muzzleloading.
    I have actually tested the splitting the paper and my groups opened up a bunch when I did it. Not sure why yet.
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    09-03-2017, 12:10 AM
    idahoron replied to a thread Torture test in Muzzleloading.
    I would love to make a video of you making powder!!!!
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    09-02-2017, 07:37 PM
    idahoron replied to a thread Torture test in Muzzleloading.
    You know that is something that I haven't tried to figure out yet. I found out that they were riding the whole way when 54Bore found it. I found it once before he did but thought it was a fluke. Now it seems that it happens more than just a few...
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    09-02-2017, 06:39 PM
    idahoron started a thread Torture test in Muzzleloading.
    I did a video this weekend, I was shooting the Hot Rod Hawken. The test was how many times could I shoot the Hawken before the accuracy fell off, or it hang fired and I missed.
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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