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07-23-2011

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  • Berkeley,CA
  • Collect archaic weapons, canes, DVDs/videos, etc.

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  • Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-14-2011 at 10:44 PM
    they are made from Powder tungsten and Iron.It's called ITX roundball. It's from Ballistic
    Products Ballistic Products.com made in calibers 32 to 62 I assume it is made for all the lead
    free zones .it...

  • Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-14-2011 at 10:34 PM
    Those aren't musket balls, they're case shot.and its possible at least some of what is being
    found is case shot, as I've read "There was case shot, or cannister, first used in 1453. The
    name "case sho...

  • Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-02-2011 at 12:57 AM
    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...

  • Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 08-02-2011 at 12:54 AM
    Ballistic Products has lead free roundballs for traditional muzzleloaders or smoothbore
    barrelsInteresting...what are they made of?

  • Posted in thread: RE: iron musket balls on 07-23-2011 at 08:27 PM
    Anyone know if there is any source of iron musket balls (modern-made; not antique)?

  • Posted in thread: Hello... on 07-23-2011 at 08:21 PM
    found this forum while doing google search.

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