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Posted in thread: Civil War Rifle Accuracy on 01-21-2016 at 01:20 PM
Another thing to conceder is the fact that just because the rifle can do something doesn't mean
the man behind it can, and also the other way around. With the right load, and especially if
Posted in thread: Civil War Rifle Accuracy on 01-10-2016 at 01:53 PM
I would sure like to know who this young man is, and where he manages to get his hands on so
many different firearms. I've watched a good number of his videos, he always does a good job
and I have fou...
Posted in thread: Civil War Rifle Accuracy on 01-09-2016 at 10:56 AM
There is one thing that I believe has to be taken into account when talking about long range
kills by those using black powder rifles, be that breach loaders like the Sharps or
muzzleloaders, and that...
Posted in thread: Civil War Rifle Accuracy on 12-17-2015 at 04:39 PM
The Civil War was a tragedy in many ways, but one of the worst was the loss of life due to old
tactics being married to new more deadly firearms. The combination of the "rifled musket" and
the minie "...
Posted in thread: 1874 Springfield .45-70 Trapdoor on 12-17-2015 at 04:06 PM
I have owned three trapdoor in the past three years, sold two of them, well sold one and gave
the cadet model to a good friend of mine, but all three had very good bores with well defined
Posted in thread: Savage 1861 navy on 12-17-2015 at 03:58 PM
You revolver obviously has absolutely no value and you should get rid of it quick, I would be
more than happy to dispose of it for you, will even send you postage and a nice box to pack it
in. No idea...
Posted in thread: Wanna build kit? on 12-11-2011 at 05:19 AM
If you have never built one of these before then I strongly sugest you get yourself a good how
too book. There is one called, I think, Building the Kentucky Rifle. I've used it before. I'm a
bit of a ...
Posted in thread: What am I doing Wrong? on 12-11-2011 at 05:08 AM
I've loaded and fired a lot of rounds through cap and ball revolvers over the past 30 years.
One thing you have to watch out for is oil in the chambers. If you are loading a brand new
revolver for the...
Posted in thread: .45-70 and Unique, how hot can I load it? on 09-06-2011 at 04:50 AM
I use Unique to load .45-70 rounds for my Springfield Trapdoor. I use 13 grains behind a 405
grn. lead cast slug. The recoil is extremely light, almost non existant and I have never had