Sunday's Range Day

Discussion in 'Range Report' started by Bigcountry02, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Bigcountry02

    Bigcountry02 Coffee! If your not shaking, you need another cup Supporter

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    Finally got some range time. Was very busy, 2 hours after opening all 50 shooting positions were full.

    Took the Blackpowder pistol for some range time. No pictures.

    Anyway, got the blackpowder pistol out for shooting practice. After 2 hours, issue developed with the pistol. A percussion cap fell into the trigger assembly. I had to cut range short and go home to disassemble and clean.

    I pulled out some "Dust Off" (Air in the can), fired a nice blast up from the trigger assembly and nice chuck of percussion cap is on the towel.

    Next on the tools to the range "Dust Off".
     
  2. Davyboy

    Davyboy New Member

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    One of the most common foul ups of the old black powder pistols was cap failure of one kind or another. Imagine the old timers when there life depended on it :eek:
     

  3. JTJ

    JTJ Well-Known Member Supporter

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    That is why they carried big knives.