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    Target shooting I suppose a tiny hole aperture...

    Target shooting I suppose a tiny hole aperture screwed in to a Lyman or Redfield peep is OK when shooting off a rest at a target having no movement. But for sporting purposes. {100 or 150 yards...
  2. At 100 yards. I don't think one or the other...

    At 100 yards. I don't think one or the other bullets differ that much in performance. Both are heavy weight bullets and likely to lumber on thru the animals cavity leaving a small amount of blood...
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    Need to keep in mind the velocity a muzzle loader...

    Need to keep in mind the velocity a muzzle loader develops. You want to ensure bullet expansion at any distance when using a sabo.
    As stated. 16-1 that's about 5.88% addition of tin to a smelter...
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    I suppose if a fellow has large hands or wear...

    I suppose if a fellow has large hands or wear shooters mittens a large loop lever rifle is dandy.
    Ring on the other hand I find them noisy when Still Hunting. Don't own a model anything here w/a...
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    Have sav 300s but none with a clip. Easy-est way....

    Have sav 300s but none with a clip. Easy-est way.
    Could set the troubled clip aside and use the spare.
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    Sticky: I happen to have a Delta Crossbuck saw out in the...

    I happen to have a Delta Crossbuck saw out in the garage. Slipped a sharp 7-1/2 plywood blade on the crossbuck and mounted the blade (backwards)____Cut a plastic school ruler to length and angle so's...
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    If I recall Buckshot wrote a article on the best...

    If I recall Buckshot wrote a article on the best cast patching paper to look for. Interesting read.
    As for me. I use Greenbar paper. Got no complaints.
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    I've never seen any accuracy shooting musket...

    I've never seen any accuracy shooting musket conical's.
    Than again having Side locks only. I never bought a swap-out barrel for the purpose. I found having the correct twist rate is crucial so to...
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    Forum: Leverguns

    Keep it. You won't find another as nice.

    Keep it. You won't find another as nice.
  10. Thread: .357 lever gun

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    Forum: Leverguns

    If I were to purchase. No doubt I would hold up...

    If I were to purchase. No doubt I would hold up to get a JM Marlin 1894.
    A used one in good overall appearance having a loosened but not warn out receiver. Marlin levers are known to get sweeter...
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    Have three. T/D 30-30. 300 carbine and a 300 long...

    Have three. T/D 30-30. 300 carbine and a 300 long barrel rifle. Non are scoped. One has a peep. Two have original open barrel sights. All are pre 60.__For years I had the hots for a 250 but over time...
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    Finding a 54s sweet spot in accuracy? Is always...

    Finding a 54s sweet spot in accuracy? Is always fun. But the 54s recoil? ___ That's why I shoot a 45 cal. "I'm allergic to recoil y'll "
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    Forum: Leverguns

    What to use? (06 _35 Rem cartridge) _I'm kinda...

    What to use? (06 _35 Rem cartridge) _I'm kinda partial towards the 06 myself.
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    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOrzQir9WP9UpH8qt...

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOrzQir9WP9UpH8qtWx_ppw

    If I were looking for the technical do's and don'ts in assembly? This young feller (link above) has built a few kits on video. Easy to...
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    Good to see there are many who hunt with their...

    Good to see there are many who hunt with their cast and are confident taking big game with it. As for me I do home cast have done so for a long time but I chose not to take my cast afield during this...
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    You got confident's in those boolits you cast?

    There are casters, home reloaders and big game hunters so it's known. "All in one."
    But, how many of you B/G hunters -and especially those home casters that actually rely on their rifle cast. So...
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    I use IMR 4198 too. Since I cast my own I either...

    I use IMR 4198 too. Since I cast my own I either Check or paper patch. Reason for the G-check >is to stop barrel leading. Speeds above 900 fps will lead a barrel and flame cut a bullet base. When I...
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    Patching a 9mm to 380

    Just wondering has anyone tried to patch a 9mm 115 gr up to 380? I would think such bullet would be a good self defense thump-er. (litt'l more weight'er than a 95)
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    Green Bar paper is #1 suggested. But there are...

    Green Bar paper is #1 suggested. But there are other paper's that work just as good. Straight wall cartridge case's are the preferred for bullet patching. But other cartridges other than straight...
  21. Thread: 94 Trapper

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    Had a Pre-Reagan era 44 mag Trapper. (no button)...

    Had a Pre-Reagan era 44 mag Trapper. (no button) Wished I had purchased the 30-30 model instead. 44 cal I had was marginal at best in accuracy. Upon its peddling I was happy to see it go.
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    If a fellow paper patches allot its easy to do....

    If a fellow paper patches allot its easy to do. Problem is there are procedures to follow one after the other. Skipping or forgetting those procedures will in time change a fellows mind about doing....
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    Kinda on the right track. Can shoot softer lead...

    Kinda on the right track. Can shoot softer lead without the worry of barrel leading at speeds and beyond where barrel leading is assured. Only reason I started Patching? Have two rifles it works well...
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    Being the same age as you Adam Helmer. If you...

    Being the same age as you Adam Helmer. If you recall T/C back in the early 80's sold a florescent red front sight as a accessory item fitting their current side locks all but the Senca and Cherokee....
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    Have tried doing in my 54s a long time ago. One...

    Have tried doing in my 54s a long time ago. One T/C Renegade having a twist rate of 1-48 the other 1-66. Both times I found little to brag about concerning my mini's shooting experiences.
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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