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    12-15-2017, 06:53 PM replied to a thread Making caps in Muzzleloading.
    Taffer has lead the way to use the german role caps. You soak the role or part of a role in water for about a min. You can then gently part the very thin red paper off from the thick base. You then lift the dots from the paper with a sharp knife...
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    12-15-2017, 11:57 AM replied to a thread Finallychecking in Gas Checks
    I thought you were using FCIII in 22 cal. Pat must have changed his mind about that.He was a promoter of that brand . You can soften the aluminum in a oven to make it work better. I used to cut strips and put them in my toaster oven by the...
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    12-14-2017, 05:57 PM replied to a thread Finallychecking in Gas Checks
    Did you know that you can get Amerimax flashing at a Ace hardware store? It is to be had in several thicknesses including .008. It has been several years since I did this. You could order it through ACE and and you pick it up from the hardware...
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    12-09-2017, 07:00 PM
    I work in the industry .I deliver radio active med to the local hospitals. It is shipped in lead pigs that we reuse every day. If lead can retain any radioactivity ,I have not encountered it. We test the pigs after each use and as soon as the source...
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    12-03-2017, 11:29 AM
    I got it for you. Threads are 16X1.5 mm.
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    12-03-2017, 09:32 AM
    I have a Great Plains breech plug for percussion. I will check it out today. It is metric (no surprise). Get back to you soon.
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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