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    10-19-2018, 07:35 AM
    Chance replied to a thread Cheap India guns in Muzzleloading.
    I don't have any proof but just do the maths. I saw a shotgun go through proof. The gun was broken down, pressure bearing parts measured, re-assembled and tested then broken down again and re-measured. How many Italian shotgun manufacturers can you...
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    10-18-2018, 07:48 PM
    Chance replied to a thread Cheap India guns in Muzzleloading.
    "Each and every blackpowder firearm must pass a pressure proof test in the official CIP proof house of Gardone to receive the modern blackpowder proof marks. QUOTE] There is only one proof house in Italy and that is in Gardone. It carries out...
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    10-18-2018, 07:26 PM
    Chance replied to a thread Cheap India guns in Muzzleloading.
    Indian made long guns are sold in the UK as both inert wall hangers and as firearms. All firearms bear proof marks. It is illegal to sell a firearm here that is not proof marked. Chance
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    10-17-2018, 06:28 AM
    Many thanks - that is what I was hoping to hear. Is that 4-6 bullets mixed with pure lead? How much lead? Chance
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    10-16-2018, 12:03 PM
    I had the idea to melt a few old pewter tankards into small ingots. Bought a Lee pot and instructions say it cannot be used to melt pewter! Any comments? Chance
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    10-09-2018, 11:07 AM
    That is indeed an impressive list. Well done. However, the two cartridges for which I am currently seeking data - .45-60 and 7.5x55 Swiss - are not listed! Chance
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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