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    Blow out hole on percussion guns

    Thanks to all for response, explanation and advises on my W. Leithner percussion rifle vent hole issue. Regards, Willi
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    Blow out hole on percussion guns

    Grenadier1758 So, I just leave the diameter of the vent hole, like it is and trust the Gunmaker. The flame out of the vent hole and at the Muzzle looks more dramatic in the picture than with the naked eye. I also switch to Swiss #3 and instead of #2 (55 grains) and vent and muzzle flash are...
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    Blow out hole on percussion guns

    Your explanation make some sense too.. Only I guess we talk about milliseconds in Ingnition time and now, I m thinking about the purpose again, why they did it ? Was it for overpressure safety, or avoid that the was Hammer thrown back, or for making sure the the channel is free and unblocked...
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    Blow out hole on percussion guns

    Hello Feltwad, thanks for your advise, my feeling was also that this venthole is a bit to big, after seeing the pictures, only I don't know better and because the whole Gun was in quite excellent condition, I thought, this is maybe the way it have to be. So what's about .015 or .020 ? Thanks...
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    Blow out hole on percussion guns

    Hello, about one year ago I bought this Austrian Rifle and wondering a lot about the small venthole at the side of the drum...thought it may act like a safety valve. All my fellow ML shooters believe also in this. We all, only guessing and no one came up with another idea. So today I got the...
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    vivere senza rimpianti

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