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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread A question about pyrodex.
      I use Pyrodex in my matches. Shoots good enough to win targets sometimes. No problems at all with corrosion. No burnt patches ,could use...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Movies and original firearms.
      I have a movie to tell about. Ir's called Arizona. A 1940 made Western. This is a gem in that all the guns would be orginals. Percussion...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread How i make my caps.
      BG Have you made any of your own Filament ? There are lots of videos out there using plastic pop bottles to make filament. That...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread DIY caps.
      You can also use water to wet it down. Evaporates much slower and gives you more time. The water does not change anything and when dry...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Ugly Hammer.
      Greetings from Iowa USA. If it was mine . I would file it (if soft enough) or stone it flat. If you run into hammer reach problems , you...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Unbeatable bore rust.
      Pyrodex has not rusted any of my guns. I use room temp water and window cleaner. Dry well and Ballistal full strength . I did get some...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread DIY caps.
      Dan Have you made many caps and used them? There are many who use the same kit as you only to find the priming crumbling and falling...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread DIY caps.
      Alcohol works well with shellac flakes. The directions with the kit should have been revised years ago. The kit with the bottled binder...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread DIY caps.
      Acetone by itself will not hold the mix together. It will crumble and fall out. That's why the Duco cement or other binder. I myself use...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Do The Math.
      Well rocks are probably man's oldest weapons. Also likely what we will have to use for W.W.4
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Do The Math.
      I wack out my own percussion caps, Cost me almost nothing. Available anytime at arms reach. It's not only cost it's also reliability...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Do The Math.
      I have done the math too. Came up with different results. I can make 73 perfectly good percussion caps . The cost is $.08 for the cups...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread DIY caps.
      Could not a punch from Harbor Freight cut the cups from the backing? Some use them to cut out felt wads for the revolvers. It's likely...
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      n.h.schmidt replied to the thread Primers.
      The same maker of the percussion cap die also has a primer making die. It only makes the cups and you use the anvils from fired primers...
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      I have made such a animal for my CVA mountain rifle. I had a as new Lyman GPR barrel and I made a CVA type breach plug and fitted a drum...
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