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Thread: Flea market today

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    Boolit Man xringdave's Avatar
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    Flea market today

    Two cans of Black Powder. Not sure how old they are.
    Mold is a Modern-Bond .454-550-690
    3 dippers have the word (BLACK) on them.
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    Boolit Master Bazoo's Avatar
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    Wow those old powder scoops are neat!

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    Boolit Master mattw's Avatar
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    Wow, that is a cool find!

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    Boolit Master Bazoo's Avatar
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    What is the mould for? Are there any words on any of the dippers? Thanks for sharing.

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    GREAT find, well done, those are OLD
    NRA Benefactor 2004 USAF RET 1971-95

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    That's great.
    The only things flea market venders have here is stuff they pulled out of the trash.

    The black powder should still be good.
    There was a article years ago about a guy that found a real old flint lock pistol, that was loaded.
    He got the ball out, dumped the powder, reloaded it all, and fired it.
    Everyone can learn from their mistakes.
    However; it's less painful, and cheaper to learn from the mistakes of others.


    Old age and treachery will always overcome youth, and skill.

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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
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