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Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-10-2009, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Sharps shooter
RL357Mag said: "Unburned black powder is...

RL357Mag said:
"Unburned black powder is HYGROSCOPIC. Hygroscopy is the ability of a substance to take in moisture from the environment either through absorption or adsorption. The salt peter and...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-10-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Sharps shooter
It's an Armsport .54 Sharps replica. Cartridges...

It's an Armsport .54 Sharps replica.
Cartridges are made by soaking 20 lb. rag bond paper, cut to a pattern, in a solution of potassium nitrate & water. Once the paper is dry, the paper is rolled...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-10-2009, 02:12 AM
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Views: 728
Posted By Sharps shooter
BlueXJ, Don't know if they are still in...

BlueXJ, Don't know if they are still in production, but Ruger's Blackhawk Old Army models in .45 would fit the bill. They are actually strong enough that you can buy aftermarket cylinders to swap out...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 11-09-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Sharps shooter
Hawk

Hi, all
I've been shooting BP pistols and my .54 Sharps for a number of years, but have little real knowledge about other types of BP rifles and accessories.
I have an opportunity to buy a pretty...
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