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    Love this! I keep the spiders in my house (except big ones) because they keep the other insects at bay. My daughter got me this critter...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Nipples and cap fit.
    RWS 1075 are a little more snug than a CCI #11, they may be just fine on his revolver. When I switched from CCI #11 to RWS 1075 on my...
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    You also don't mention if you are using real black powder or a black powder substitute. The substitutes can be hard to ignite in the...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Newbie from NC.
    Welcome aboard, good to see you are testing the waters here for advice
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    rafterob replied to the thread Traditions kits.
    You could search the forum and find 100's of posts on this. Some guys have gone 110% on these rifles and created some real beauties...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Blown nipple..
    A fine example of an uninformed (ignorant) solution to a standard problem.
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    rafterob replied to the thread Lubricant hole?.
    The consensus is that a patch was left in the hole to "cover" the grease. At least that is what a couple old timers told me. These guys...
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    Bone was a common material on Southern Mountain and Appalachian rifles. Used both for decorative pieces and functional parts like toe...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Pan Powder for Flintlock Rifle.
    All reports seem to state 3f works just fine. On a woodswalk recently I had to switch to 3f as I forgot to load my primer before I set...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Navy arms 12 ga sxs.
    Great price. It may be cylinder bore in both barrels (that is how my Son's is) that will give bigger groups at distance. Just gotta get...
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    rafterob replied to the thread Ignition plus stuck ball puzzle.
    I think Winchester 97 nailed it.
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    rafterob replied to the thread Breech Plugs.
    It should be noted that only do this if you have to. Not for "routine" cleaning.
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    rafterob replied to the thread Lubricant hole?.
    Most tallows would not run out even in very warm weather. They will get very soft though. I would imagine a little wax may have been...
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    rafterob replied to the thread WAX OR WHAT?.
    I Use BLO and then wax.
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    rafterob replied to the thread Blacken front sight with soot?.
    I use a sharpie. It too wipes off easily.
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