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Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-12-2011 at 01:11 PM
Interesting, got a link to the program? Not calling you a liar, but it doesn't make sense to
fire an iron round from a steel barrel, at least not without one hell of a patch to get a seal.
I could und...
Posted in thread: Howdy guys, quick question on 08-11-2011 at 11:09 PM
I've got this idea to buy kits, build'em, then sell'em. is this a good idea? bad idea?
worthwhile? waste of time? where does the wind come from? well, anyways, i'm lookin for info
about this whole thi...
Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-11-2011 at 10:15 PM
Musket balls were not iron- too light, too hard. Lead is the metal of choice for several
reasons- ease of casting a round ball, softer than the iron or steel of my barrel, dense enough
to retain energ...