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Posted in thread: What is the cure for "pulling the shot"? on 08-18-2010 at 11:04 PM
I usually use a lubed patch to swab after a few shots. Some use spit, or water. I like to keep
the bore greasy, but that's using patched ball.May be your problem is related to barrel
heating. Wait sev...
Posted in thread: lever action rifles? on 05-04-2007 at 01:31 AM
The lever action came first into the world. Then, as is usual with mechanical design, the
concept of the repeater was greatly simplified and parts were integrated, resulting in the bolt
Posted in thread: Inexpensive red-dot sights? on 05-04-2007 at 01:19 AM
You generally get what you pay for, and I swore off cheap optics years ago after having several
frustrating experiences. Some people swear by one cheap sight or another, so there's a
Posted in thread: Musket? on 05-03-2007 at 10:51 PM
What kind of discussion are you going to have about muskets? I mean, seriously, muskets are
what my great-grandfather used to kill the indians! Does anyone still own a musket?A lot of
people own and s...
Posted in thread: Hawkens Caplock on 05-03-2007 at 10:43 PM
It sounds like you're missing the nipple.Otherwise, where is this threaded opening, exactly?
"Under the hammer" is a big place. Some have a cleanout hole, which is supposed to have an
Allen screw in i...