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    SOLD Traditions 1858 New Army+

    FOR SALE: Like new (only 15-20 rounds) Traditions 44 cal New Army revolver with 8” barrel, 2 Uncle Mikes holsters (1 Hip, 1 modified shoulder), 2 boxes Hornady .454 round balls (total 175-185), 6-SliXshot nipples, loading stand, 2 bags 45 cal over powder wads (1 unlubed, 1 lubed), 44 cal Paper...
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    Loaded BP Revolver

    I think I used 2 parts beeswax and 1 part olive oil but it can be adjusted to your liking
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    Peep sight question

    I have a Johnson rear peep sight on my Kentucky. I did some measuring and the front sight is about 1/4" from the barrel to the top of the sight and the rear measures about 1/2" from the barrel up to the aperture. I heard to concentrate on the front sight so is the difference in height going to...
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    Loaded BP Revolver

    Well I plan on using 30gr T7 FFF, dry over powder wad and a .452 RB and then a little of my beeswax/olive oil mix over ball
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    Loaded BP Revolver

    First off I use Triple 7 which really shouldn't make any difference. With my Traditions 1858 I could load all six chambers since there is a place between chambers to lower the hammer.
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    Loaded BP Revolver

    Question. How long have you left your BP Revolver loaded?
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    My Traditions Kentucky

    No. the guy who built it for me said that even with the brass piece in place there was still about a 1/16" cap so he fabricated a replacement from walnut. I actually think it looks better.
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    My Traditions Kentucky

    Hi. It's a Johnson rear peep sght and I got it from Muzzle Builders Supply for $24.
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    My Traditions Kentucky

    I'll let you know when I get a chance to go to the range. Right now the weather for the next 10 days is either raining or snowing.
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    My Traditions Kentucky

    Well I just got my 50 cal Traditions Kentucky rifle delivered and it turned out fantastic. The guy who finished the kit for me did a great job. No way could I have made it look so good.
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    50 cal loads

    It's my new Traditions 50 cal Kentucky with a 1:66 twist.
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    50 cal loads

    I know every MLer is different and that you need to test loads but IF you're using triple7 fff in your 50 cal can you PM me with your best target and hunting loads with round ball?
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