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  • indian joe's Avatar
    07-25-2021, 09:17 PM
    my B71 measures .632 at the muzzle - thats gonna be awful skinny after a rebore - would be real interested in whether or nor he would do that.?
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    07-25-2021, 08:37 PM
    3F Goex is worth salvaging where I live - dig it out dry - then shoot the primers off I cant figure how you are gonna ignite the powder by digging it out of the case ? been there done it - still got all me fingers......................
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    07-25-2021, 09:40 AM
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    07-25-2021, 09:34 AM
    thought I posted this already but its gone for me its hands down the first batch - you have 27?FPS spread - thats ok second batch is 106? FPS spread - that will work close in but it will wreck you at longer ranges Could be about 500 other...
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    07-25-2021, 08:41 AM
    moderate recoiling 500grain slug at 1800FPS out of a 7.5 pound rifle ???????????????????? I have a Browning model 71 in 348 .......would rate it moderate recoiling as is If you going in Grizzly country one thing you need to do get rid of...
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    07-25-2021, 07:53 AM
    I milled a tad off the nose of mine - saw the results of magazine ignition years ago maybe I am super nervous, anyway I took a little off it until the nose would not fit into the primer pocket. (am shooting a Uberti 45/75 model 1876 theres a...
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    07-24-2021, 07:12 AM
    we have a couple active blackpowder groups maybe is the difference -- whatever - its a hairsplit between these two and comes down to the pressure handling ability of the guns. 44/40 will do anything the 44mag will do in an equal frame. You might...
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    07-24-2021, 06:58 AM
    kerect on both counts I believe
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    07-20-2021, 11:01 PM
    I was looking at the length of the skinny ignition channel, 2X what a nipple drum has = 2 x the potential to get a problem with bridged powder and a misfire - The closer the source of ignition is to the main charge the more reliable ignition will...
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    07-20-2021, 10:46 PM
    good one!
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    07-19-2021, 07:43 PM
    picture explains why I like nipple drum ignition better !
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    07-19-2021, 07:38 PM
    We speak of our own experience - you dont like mine - I dont have yours - thats cool 1) easy to load ? I been loading 44/40 for 50 years and never had a problem worth bothering about with the stuff you talk about - but I work my press with my...
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    07-18-2021, 12:28 AM
    whats a boutique round for nostalgia ? sounds a bit one eyed that does plenty of 44/40 brass around at reasonable prices last time I looked, yeah its a little more cost but not so bad, still cheaper than most. fragile requiring finesse in...
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    07-18-2021, 12:13 AM
    mine is an arrow shaft - ran a cleaning brush loaded with powdered graphite through it - to steady the flow I mounted a cutoff 22/250 case on top with an mtm powder funnel to pour into - taped it all on with ductape. I stand at the loading bench -...
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    07-16-2021, 09:26 PM
    how you pour into it proly make more difference than the extra foot of tube..........................
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    07-11-2021, 11:54 PM
    Very interesting HighUintas! I hadn't realised the Tree of Heaven was NOT paulownia. Baked my second batch of willow yesterday. I put a cast iron gas ring on the briquette deck inside my old Weber kettle, with the soup pot directly on it so the...
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    07-10-2021, 06:53 AM
    its regulated under explosives legislation downunder these days, a couple of semi trailer loads of it blowing up enroute to the mines hasn't helped availability any.
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    07-08-2021, 11:09 AM
    indian joe replied to a thread Uberti 1876 in .45-60 in Leverguns
    I have a Uberti 45/75 - it likes fat boolits - I size .460 shoots good with black powder.
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    07-07-2021, 09:26 AM
    thank you - have been going to investigate that idea .......................
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    07-06-2021, 11:42 PM
    Agree with more powder! I have this trouble too. Just got a Tryon .54 for Class 2 Traditional Rifle, which we shoot PRB at 50m and 100m. Relatively few people get tight groups at 100m with PRB even under competition conditions. The successful...
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    07-06-2021, 06:27 PM
    needs more powder ! 60 grains is a pretty soft load for a 58 I would try 85 or 90 grains but ....needs a slow twist to support that (1:66 or slower )
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    07-02-2021, 10:43 AM
    I had no trouble finding the 150 x 100 stepdown but they are bare both ends - I glued in a threaded collar so I could use a 100mm screw on cap - then I had troubles with powder clumping in the 100mm recess so I turned a piece of willow to fill in...
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    07-01-2021, 11:51 PM
    indian joe replied to a thread Nipple Wrenches? in Muzzleloading.
    Had a revolver cylinder I wrecked a couple of good wrenches on, by then the nipples had rounded some and wouldnt grip . 1)I made a new wrench from a grade eight bolt 2) then a piece of 3x1 wood you fit two upright dowell pins that the cylinder...
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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