I have nothing except a few rifles of varying calibers. This corum has told me to not use the rod under the barrel to load.
So, do I need rods for every caliber or will the smallest work for all (up to .54)?
Now. What material for the rod is socially acceptable? I probably will never...
Sorry. I'm sure this has been covered elsewhere ad naseum and if it has I would love a link. I base this on Dixie Gun Works catalog. I would love a checklist and they have one but it is all-encompassing and non-specific.
If I miss a NEED to have please tell me.
I know I need the rifle...
Sorry if cross pin is not the correct term. I'm talking about the rectangular pins that hold the barrel to the stock.
I got a used percussion rifle today from a forum member. It was shipped with the barrel off, no big deal. I put it together and when I turned it over one of the pins fell out...
I'm really going to show my noobosity here so be gentle.
I've read in two sources that the ball should be slightly smaller than the bore and the patch fills the gap. I believe this is only for single shot weapons. Am I correct?
Revolvers use a slightly over sized ball correct?
Now for my...
I am looking for a handgun kit with these specs:
Skill level 1 (basically retarded)
The only place I've looked, unsuccessfully, has been DGW but I don't know all the vendors.
As stated in my welcoming thread, I am a noob. I have no experience with muzzleloaders or black powder.
Should I go with flint or percussion as an introduction? I'm sure everyone has their preferences but I need you to advise the cherry-boy.
I have ordered a built percussion handgun from...