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    OMG Percussion caps at my local Gun Store

    no connection? you were the lowest guy on the crew a laborer. the masons laying block and brick made a lot more then you. I started carrying lumber 15 years old in 1968 at $2..50 an hour the carpenters were making 8 dollars an hour. do you understand?
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    OMG Percussion caps at my local Gun Store

    you were making a dollar and hour cause you were at a low entry job
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    Stupid stuck nipple

    it also helps to put anti seize on your wallet for the wifey
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    Stupid stuck nipple

    project farm who nobody can match the equipment he has and the tests he runs did a matchup of penetrating oil. kroil was not good at all neither was PB. good old liquid wrench came in second place. most of them didnt do that good. that test is on U tube
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    Colt 1860 Vs Remington New Model

    an old wives tale. I use crisco for lube in the 1858 and shoot it till I get tired of loading it and the cylinder never binds
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    Colt 1860 Vs Remington New Model

    Blackie compared the open top colt to a remington and showed how superior the remington is
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    Overpriced sellers

    you are 100% right. I dont even want to be around people like that
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    Keeping Muzzleloading Alive

    dont know how young guys will get interested in ML when old guys are buying everything related to shooting them
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    Colt 1860 Vs Remington New Model

    what I see with the colts is there are to many things in the design that have to mesh and dont unless the gun is sent out or worked on by the owner who has a talent for it. you got wedge tension short arbors pins not aligned. wedges to tight not tight enough barrel not aligned with frame. with a...
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    Colt 1860 Vs Remington New Model

    I could picture it blowing up in the "stronger" open to design
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    Colt 1860 Vs Remington New Model

    pablo escobar made tens of billions off a faulty product
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    Taylor Uberti better than Uberti?

    Italian manufacturers do have a different mindset then the US does where they make a beautiful functional pistol for 240-$350 and a company like Colt makes the same piece for 1000-1500 with parts from Italy and even the Colts have some problems
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    Keeping Muzzleloading Alive

    the boomers are the reason young people cant buy anything related to shooting anything. you can barely get bullet molds. you cant count the number of young guys that just gave up trying to get started because of selfish gluttonous insatiable boomers buying everything at 70-80 years old
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    Mountain Men movie Short muzzle loaders?

    to back up what I said about most of them not living that long Sacajawea died at 24
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    Mountain Men movie Short muzzle loaders?

    if they showed real history in a movie nobody would watch it. it would show a horrible filthy short existence for the people of that era. would you like to see a historic movie of one indian tribe after another dying out from smallpox? or a medieval movie of millions dying from the black plague?
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    1861 Springfield replica

    I got a beautiful Zouave rifle in real good shape if interested PM me
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    Is it uncool to use Pyrodex?

    if I was just getting into ML and looked for advice reading this I would think you can shoot BP all day gun will look brand new and if you are in the mood you can clean it. on the other hand (there were 5 fingers) if I were to use Pyro my gun would rot after 10 shots and also my garage where it...
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    Woe is me....

    what about using a nipple pick instead of taking off the nipple
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    Goex, back in business

    I tried those toy caps could not get them to work
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