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    bigted replied to the thread New revolver.
    1782.00 this is today price of an ounce of gold. 22.74 this was the price of an ounce of gold in 1873 That ounce of gold ( whether...
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    bigted replied to the thread Making Willow Charcoal.
    Open flame meaning a wood burning flame? I betcha that the turkey fryer is not considered "open flame" especially if you use it in your...
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    bigted replied to the thread Percussion cap making.
    I have the cap maker and use it with a cheap small arbor press. Works great but will try the double thickness. I have used strike...
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    bigted reacted to n.h.schmidt's post in the thread Percussion cap making with Like Like.
    A good way to make 2ply cap cups . Take your cut out and flattened pop can .Fold it in half the long way. Flatten out the crease. Even...
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    bigted reacted to Grimord's post in the thread Percussion cap making with Like Like.
    I use about a grain of Null B with one of the old roll cap blisters and alight spray of hair spray for 99% bang.
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    bigted reacted to Brokenbear's post in the thread Percussion cap making with Like Like.
    3 dots from roll caps punched out with a hole punch sized a skosh bigger than the dot (the pressure sensitive thingy) with the dot...
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    bigted replied to the thread Percussion cap making.
    Well my thinkin was not that the glass would spark but that the impact of the hammer might cause the powdered 4F to explode when the...
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    Well got a cap maker. The one with a pop can formed with a cutter/former barrel. Makes OK caps but this is not my question/idea. My...
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    Well got a cap maker. The one with a pop can formed with a cutter/former barrel. Makes OK caps but this is not my question/idea. My...
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    Hoss, you admirin’ the wrong person. I try to tell people these things are like Legos that go bang. What fits one’ll likely fit the...
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    bigted replied to the thread First traditional harvest.
    Good gosh fellers! Shameful I am jealous as I have yet to get out and hunt with my fainter. I just hope to find such a nice buck...
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    bigted replied to the thread Finding flint/chert.
    Lotsa good reply's. Thanks all. I will check with the University and see what I can stir up. Again thanks for all the reply's. Great...
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    bigted reacted to Britsmoothy's post in the thread First traditional harvest with Like Like.
    I shot the deer to harvest it, it was a clean kill. I ripped the carrots up from the ground to harvest them, it was a slow death...
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    First, if it works properly then just use it for as long as you can before it stops working properly. Looks to me that it has been...
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    Well now I been thinking again. Thinkin bout finding and chippin flint/chert for my flinters. I can make the guns(kinda) make my powder...
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