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  1. IMHO, just save/spend the money and get a Henry...

    IMHO, just save/spend the money and get a Henry single shot in .45-70 and be done with it. It offers everything you'd want in a modern single shot, and more.
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    IMHO there is absolutely NO substitute for real...

    IMHO there is absolutely NO substitute for real black powder. I feed my firelocks Swiss 3f for both tube and pan.

    Black can be hard if not impossible to find locally and that's where mail order...
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    Winter Approaches ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAx1a0-Is8g
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    Cheap s/s bolt Crickett w/cheap Crickett 4x32...

    Cheap s/s bolt Crickett w/cheap Crickett 4x32 scope. My fave rat killer until I sold it.
    https://i.imgur.com/0A9EMiO.jpg

    Now it's a modded Savage MKII FV, heavy bbl. Apachee 1lb trigger,...
  5. Let the gun decide the compression to employ. ...

    Let the gun decide the compression to employ. You may find out that ya don't need to make solid cakes of BP in the brass. That's what load development is all about. Coarser powder introduces a tad...
  6. For cartridge guns, BP is always weighed ... for...

    For cartridge guns, BP is always weighed ... for traditional muzzleloaders, BP is (almost) always volume charged. YMMV, but it shouldn't. ;)
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    Even a blind PPB squirrel finds a few nuts,...

    Even a blind PPB squirrel finds a few nuts, sometimes.

    https://i.imgur.com/ESTy5Cs.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/64EYzxV.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/uMr1Vsm.jpg

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    Remington rollers rule, period ... IMHO and IME...

    Remington rollers rule, period ... IMHO and IME they are a much better firearm than most any Springfield trap door for accuracy, operation, and maintenance. YMMV.
  9. BLO et al is not a good finish for all the above...

    BLO et al is not a good finish for all the above reasons.

    I stain the entire stock and then wick in quality water thin CYA to all inlets - bbl, lock, trigger - that will harden and seal the wood...
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    I do NOT care about or even want expansion from a...

    I do NOT care about or even want expansion from a .22LR. I want to accurately hit what my snubby laser paints and I want Deep Penetration, period.
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    There are any number of .22LR semi-autos that are...

    There are any number of .22LR semi-autos that are reasonably reliable ... but for SD/CCW/EDC, it's hard to beat a revolver, and an internal hammer snubby at that. They're always ready in condition...
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    I hear ya, it's all good. I cut 5 to 6 patches...

    I hear ya, it's all good. I cut 5 to 6 patches at a time using a brass template. Using an Xacto paper cutter and angled jigs I can get 10 to 12 patches in 4 cuts, but I still find the brass...
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    I've tried more than a few different patch...

    I've tried more than a few different patch cutting methods and always come back to a brass template.
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    October Flintlick, Montana Fall

    Another fine video from Denny, do enjoy ...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCn83K8gXVo
  15. Thread: Where to start

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    Lotsa both good and not-so-good ways to learn to...

    Lotsa both good and not-so-good ways to learn to shoot and maintain trad muzzleloaders. To each their own as long as it satisfies with good consistent results.

    What Trapper-Jack posted, with...
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    Rebarrel/chamber or sell it ... or go with lots...

    Rebarrel/chamber or sell it ... or go with lots 'n' lots of wad stacking.
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    Ruger LCR22 w/Hogue green laser grips and loaded...

    Ruger LCR22 w/Hogue green laser grips and loaded with Federal Punch.

    https://i.imgur.com/eUaGPgl.jpg
  18. So very true ... it's amazing how many folks just...

    So very true ... it's amazing how many folks just case up a black powder gun that's been shot a bunch, with no thought about keeping the BP residue soft ... just takes a minute or two and will save...
  19. WTS SOLD to HWooldridge

    SOLD to HWooldridge
  20. There will be an interior volume difference...

    There will be an interior volume difference between new, sized brass and fire formed brass, as well as different brand brass.

    New brass gets annealed and loaded as is in order to fire form. ...
  21. WTS Accurate Mold 44-405P - slick for paper patched bullets

    Drops 1:20 alloy @ .446" and 420 grains.

    $50 shipped.

    https://i.imgur.com/jX4ve8N.jpg

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  22. Thread: Darr Roller

    by FrankJD
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    I do the same, leave the last cast bullet in the...

    I do the same, leave the last cast bullet in the mold. I allow it to fully cool and wrap in Glad Press 'n' Seal to keep air off the entire mold.

    https://i.imgur.com/9mcGKPF.png
  23. AA5744 is arguably the better smokeless powder...

    AA5744 is arguably the better smokeless powder for trap door loads as it was made for loading these old cartridges and yielding a better fill within the case.
  24. WTS SOLD to richbug

    SOLD to richbug
  25. WTS NIB Bushnell 1-4x24 LPVO w/quick release rings

    Original owner, w/box and papers.

    $100 shipped.

    https://i.imgur.com/q3vQKg3.jpg

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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