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Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-20-2016 at 06:51 PM
Thank you Rex in OTZ, that was very interesting.
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-19-2016 at 03:30 PM
Putting grease in the chambers of percussion revolvers is a modern day thing. Colt never
recommended putting grease in chambers. Chain fires are caused by the parabolic effect of an
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-19-2016 at 03:25 PM
Yes, I can just see Old D'Boone mixing up Coconut oil and pastel crayons for patch lube. Back
in the day beef tallow was the big favorite. We pay over $20 bucks a pound for powder and 5
cents for caps...
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-19-2016 at 12:06 AM
Johnson's floor wax.Hmmm, haven't heard of anyone using that, but, if you've tried it and it
works, rock on :)
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-16-2016 at 07:43 PM
Many years ago I used crisco -- probably not made any more -"wax" toilet rings are not wax any
longer -- they are a petroleum byproduct --Not sure exact material of toilet rings, but if 'ya
melt them ...
Posted in thread: CVA 1858 BP pistol, hair trigger on 11-16-2016 at 07:34 PM
If bumping the butt sets it off, I'll betcha it's lighter than a pound.Yeah, I wonder if it is
less than the 1 1/2-2 lb, I guessed at the trigger weight. I'm comfortable with pulls, known
weight, of 4...
Posted in thread: CVA 1858 BP pistol, hair trigger on 11-16-2016 at 03:25 AM
Trigger pull is so light, that a slight bump on the heel of the pistol will cause the hammer to
fall. I realize some folks like a lighter pull but my question is asking for help to make it a
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-16-2016 at 02:44 AM
I wondered about using plain lard, kinda like, why not? But, can't plain lard get a bit too
thin if gun is in holster and it's 100deg., which it is a lot of days here in TX? One recipe I
saw called fo...
Posted in thread: CVA 1858 BP pistol, hair trigger on 11-15-2016 at 01:48 PM
Purchased a used CVA Remington Army replica and other than having about a 1 1/2lb-2lb trigger
pull, it's a excellent gun. Where can I get replacement parts? I went to CVA site, no help.
Posted in thread: Inexpensive Bore Lube on 11-15-2016 at 01:41 PM
Just a FYI. I didn't see paying $4.00 an oz for bore butter since the old timers used easy to
find lubes. So, I researched a few links and came up with a very useable, inexpensive and handy
BP bore lu...