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    mini mortar

    just found a .75 cal brass mini mortar at a junk shop. (never fired) should i buy .75 cal balls, lube and mash em in. or should i get smaller. maybe .735

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    First, get a long piece of string...

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    Load it with some hefty blanks topped with a tinfoil wad and set them off remotely to make sure it doesn't develop any cracks, then proceed with actual loads

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhrifle View Post
    Load it with some hefty blanks topped with a tinfoil wad and set them off remotely to make sure it doesn't develop any cracks, then proceed with actual loads
    for sure/// with wall thickness of just under an inch I am hoping it will be fine. ( we all know what hope means to blackpowder, , ,
    nothing)

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