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    Newtire replied to the thread WANTED WTB minie bullet mold.
    Like has been mentioned, get the Minie that fits the bore. I have 2 rifles (both by Zoli of Italy). One takes a .575” and the other a...
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    I second the Blue Wonder treatment. I have done a couple of guns using it and, after learning that I wasn’t getting the metal warm...
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    Newtire replied to the thread Wonder Wads.
    If you want to use felt wadding, get a sheet from the lady in Little Rock Duro-felt and a set of little hollow punches that can be...
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    Newtire replied to the thread Best oil for rust prevention.
    So long as you don’t use any of the lubes that act as a solvent and wipe the bore clean before shooting, you should be OK. The machine...
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    Newtire replied to the thread What did you do today.
    Shot the Turner Kirkland all day as it was so interesting. The slugs held together even with a 60 grain charge. Can’t use under a .50...
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    Newtire replied to the thread What did you do today.
    Taking a Turner Kirkland caplock to the range to try out some sized down Russian Svarog. 410 slugs along with some powder coated Turrner...
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    Newtire replied to the thread Lace up leather pad damage?.
    If you look at chrome tanned leather’s edge, it has a blu-green tint to it. At least, that’s what I’ve noticed. Leather tanneries are...
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    70 gr. FFF or 80 gr. 2F always did alright in a .50 for me.
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    Newtire replied to the thread Turner Kirkland lock.
    Sorry, just have one each percussion & flintlock.
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    The little .410 slug from a Russian built Svarog slug mould out of pure lead shoots well over 40 gr. Black MZ (2f Goex is about the same...
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    Newtire replied to the thread Turner Kirkland lock.
    Sorry for all the duplicate files. Not used to the method of posting images. Next time I'll use thumbnails.
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    Newtire replied to the thread Turner Kirkland lock.
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    Newtire replied to the thread Turner Kirkland lock.
    Here are a couple of pics of the Belgian lock.
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    One time I said purt’e neer and my son looked at me, actually appearing annoyed, and said, “What the hell did you just say!?”. Took me...
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    Newtire replied to the thread Turner Kirkland lock.
    I have a percussion lock T/K percussion rifle I just shot. I’ll dig it back out & post a picture later today. In fact, now that you...
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