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  1. Phil Coffins replied to the thread My kit.

    There are threads on building this kit in the gunsmithing part of this site, I highly recommend you read them and look at the photos...

    Aug 25, 2019 at 4:59 AM
  2. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Gain Twist rifling...does it work.

    This has been one of the more interesting threads posted here to my mind. What I come away with is you can spend extra money on a gain...

    Aug 24, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  3. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Gain Twist rifling...does it work.

    I haven’t read the book lately but as my bunny tail memory ( short and fuzzy ) recalls gain twist wasn’t any better. The library got the...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 7:44 PM
  4. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Gain Twist rifling...does it work.

    The book “ The Bullets Flight “ by Mann will answer your question in detail. Unlike opinions with little data he did very detailed...

    Aug 23, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  5. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Not so Good Browning.

    The Browning lock is “unique” with the roller tumbler. It’s also a poor design in that the pressure increases as the lock is cocked....

    Aug 23, 2019 at 12:35 AM
  6. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Trajectory question.

    My 32” barrel 54 gets 1818 FPS with 110 grains of ffg Goex and gives 1 3/4” groups at 50 yards. Dead on at 100 yards. Off hand the...

    Aug 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  7. Phil Coffins replied to the thread Modern vs. Antique Muzzle Loaders for Film and TV.

    You could go to a muzzle loading match in your area and see and hear for your self. Most people that shoot will be willing to help.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 5:17 PM
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