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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    Alrighty, then! (to quote Ace Ventura) Decided to take a run at the repair with a few ground rules: no trips to the store and no...
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    i recall the term "pea rifle" being applied to Small bores but not sure of the time period.
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    longcruise replied to the thread Advice Please.
    Rubber bands?? Oh, wait, that would make it dangerous in both directions. :)
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    longcruise reacted to bisleyjohn's post in the thread Advice Please with Like Like.
    You sound just like my wife! what if I wait until she’s out? 😈😈😈
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    longcruise replied to the thread Unusual Breech, What to Do.
    I've seen pictures of an 18th century jaeger breech done this way. Apparently it's a euro thing.
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    longcruise reacted to mooman76's post in the thread 54 cal Elk Load with Like Like.
    Look for your fired patches to see what they look like. That will tell you allot. You could try a over powder wad as mentioned or try...
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    longcruise replied to the thread Unusual Breech, What to Do.
    I think the need to brush out the breech area on These types of breech as well as the typical tc breech is less important than typically...
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    longcruise replied to the thread Advice Please.
    I'm in the 15-20 grain camp too. I think 50 grains might end up with a search party looking for the cannon! :)
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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    Yup, it is mentioned. Too many years of using the Lee molds. Don't need to read the instructions anymore!! :doh:
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    I've done that for the purpose of showing new shooter's how to deal with it.
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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    I like that idea.:thumb:
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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    Left hand threads!!! :oops: I shoulda thought about that possibility! I think they might have been.
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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    Good and interesting tips, Zonie
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    longcruise reacted to Zonie's post in the thread Mould lube disaster with Like Like.
    longcruise: You learned something worth telling others and now you have. Thanks for that. :thumb: Take it from a person who spent a...
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    longcruise replied to the thread Mould lube disaster.
    I agree on the time limitations. In fact, i orxered two molds, a 570 and 575. At least i thought i did. Turns out that i ordere two...
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