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      rchas replied to the thread Ram Rod Drill Bit.
      Homemade from 3/8 and 5/16 steel rods. I filed cutting edges similar to paddle bits without the points on the ends. I've been happy...
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      rchas replied to the thread Plugged Bore.
      My solution for anything stuck that bad is to remove the breechplug. A steel rod close to bore size and a hammer takes care of it.
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      rchas replied to the thread Cussing.
      There's a time and a place for everything... It's just for some folks it's all the time and every place, and others the opposite...
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      rchas replied to the thread Makes me wonder......
      Well, statistically half the population is below average. Life becomes a whole lot less stressful when one keeps that in mind when...
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      rchas reacted to SciAggie's post in the thread Naming Your Rifle? with Like Like.
      My son named my .62 Jaeger "Chuck"...
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      rchas replied to the thread Naming Your Rifle?.
      Just one, a .62 jaeger style rifle. My boys, after trying out a few shots, handed it back to me saying, "man, that thing is a...
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      I think striped ramrods look great on southern mountain rifles, but not on earlier guns. Red oak is a poor choice for ramrods, it is...
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      rchas replied to the thread Weak sparking old Dixie lock.
      As stated, try bevel up. Cut a notch in your leather to fit around the jaw screw, this will allow you to set the flint back in the jaw...
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      rchas replied to the thread Virginia.
      Hello! Prince Edward county here...
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      Your lock looks a little too far forward. I would try to position the lock so it is centered on the side of the breech plug; this will...
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      rchas replied to the thread Cemetery guns.
      You'll get a kick out of this... "Ould Badger" mentions a cemetery gun. Ould Badger, The Story of a Resurrectionist...
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      rchas replied to the thread Help with a broken sear spring..
      In the past I've made sear springs out of high carbon hacksaw blades... If you have some files and a means to heat the metal you could...
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      rchas replied to the thread Load Recommendations.
      60 grs of ffg.: this means 60 grains by volume of 2 f black powder .614 round ball: this is the size of round ball .010 patch...
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      rchas replied to the thread Shooting all by one’s lonesome.
      Don't forget about posting in the regional forums! I had been shooting alone for a while untiI I made a contact on this forum about a...
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      rchas replied to the thread Flintlock accuracy, is it me ?.
      Practice followthrough, focusing on the front site and holding the rifle on target after your shot goes off.
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