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      45man replied to the thread Exit wound on deer..
      Not the ball but the cloth patch that makes the smoothness.
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      Well, tell ya what. I made a backstop from steel to try and save lead but even at a 45 degree angle I just find dust. But a plastic 55...
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      I know, modern gun but all applies to BP as well. One thing I found with some BP revolvers is the twist rates are wrong. Many too fast...
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      Some great comments there fellas and I agree. I have been a long range revolver shooter since my first .44 Blackhawk when I was 18...
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      The route I took with my 58 Pietta was to remove the barrel and made a reaming fixture that fit the major thread diameter of the...
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      A point I alluded to earlier is shooting a group with all the cylinders chambers as opposed to what is occasionally done in that a...
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      45man replied to the thread Tap and Die Set.
      As many holes as I tapped, one will break at some time. I had my dentist save me old dental burrs, with a moto tool they will cut a tap...
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      45man reacted to borne2fly's post in the thread Tap and Die Set with Like Like.
      “When tapping, keep it SQUARE - no wobble! …”. Absolutely. I’ve messed up lots of threads by getting in a hurry and not keeping things...
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      45man replied to the thread Ball Pullers.
      Every ball puller I seen has too large of a screw and swells the ball. I make my own with a piece of brass rod and a thin woodscrew...
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      45man replied to the thread Exit wound on deer..
      There are lots of different trains of thought about this and with my experiences I will get back to it when I have time. However I like...
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      45man reacted to hanshi's post in the thread Exit wound on deer. with Like Like.
      It may be just my opinion but energy from a muzzleloader doesn't kill, it only does lethal damage to internal organs. There are two...
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      No, it did not spit any lead, just wore the side out of the forcing cone. let's discuss line boring for a second. First the boring tool...
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      I admit some makers of custom revolvers do get it right but we are talking factory guns that need some cylinder play. I will not mention...
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      45man reacted to SPQR70AD's post in the thread Stupid stuck nipple with Like Like.
      project farm who nobody can match the equipment he has and the tests he runs did a matchup of penetrating oil. kroil was not good at all...
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      45man reacted to borne2fly's post in the thread Stupid stuck nipple with Like Like.
      Spark plugs and exhaust collars were notorious for getting stuck on old motorcycles. We use powdered graphite anti-seize since it was...
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