Last Activity:04-09-2012 3:33 PM
Posted in thread: making my own .223 deer load. need help. on 03-22-2012 at 01:55 PM
A 55 gr. Barnes TSX is a good bullet too...been alot of Oklahoma deer dropped with my .220
Swift and that bullet. But...like Txhillbilly said...I'd limit the shots to 150-200 yards with
that .223 if i...
Posted in thread: Pietta 1858 New Army pistol on 03-22-2012 at 01:38 PM
My congrats on your new revolver.
Posted in thread: CVA 9v electrip black powder on 03-19-2012 at 02:35 PM
It's a nice gun for when the weather is bad and you don't want to have to fool with keeping
your powder dry (my other one is a rocklock).I've been caught out in some pretty good rain and
snow storms w...
Posted in thread: shooting sand or fine lead shot down the barrel to remove fouling? on 03-10-2012 at 09:47 PM
just load a sand load down the barrel and shoot it into the air, then continue loading and
fighting as normal? I think this would have been effective.Just when you think you've heard it
all. :) Sorry,...
Posted in thread: Windage screw Taylor's 1874 Sharp's on 03-07-2012 at 06:38 PM
If it's a Pedersoli I've ordered my Sharps parts from Flintlocks, Etc...a firing pin, lever
spring and a couple of screws over the years. Here's their link and then you can contact them
Posted in thread: How did cowboys & outlaws keep their guns clean? on 01-30-2012 at 01:44 PM
I'm betting we'd be surprised at what got used. I know if I were out in the middle of nowhere
and was out of cleaning supplies...anything would get used to get that blackpowder fouling out
of my rifle...
Posted in thread: opinions on blackpowder rifles on 12-13-2011 at 06:03 PM
The CVA Optima will fit the bill for your needs.
Posted in thread: .45-70 and Unique, how hot can I load it? on 11-27-2011 at 02:25 PM
Good to hear your report. ;)
Posted in thread: .45-70 and Unique, how hot can I load it? on 11-18-2011 at 09:37 PM
Update on this Lindenwood?
Posted in thread: Gun Cleaning Input on 10-03-2011 at 10:36 PM
I clean and wipe down after every shooting.