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    Removal of stuck patch and hardware

    I have used my C02 discharger on multiple occasions at trail walk shoots at my club. Someone always dry balls, and once we blew out a stuck ram rod. I use mine often to unload my gun after hunting season if I am not near to my compressor.
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    Lock upgrade questions.

    The L&R replacement locks for the T/C are not drop in. A significant amount of wood needs to be removed from the lock mortise to accommodate the leaf spring of the L&R lock. If you are comfortable with doing the in-letting work then go for the replacement lock. I personally have no issues...
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    Corsair Jager 36 caliber SxS pistol-looking for info

    I have only shot patched round ball out of my pistol. I don't think shot will pattern very well due to the rifled barrels. I base this on shot fired from a .22 handgun. Pattern is OK to kill a snake at 10'. Beyond that the pattern opens up enough to drive a truck thru. Good luck with you...
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    red dot sight

    To me, a traditional rifle with a scope or red dot scope just doesn't look right and is contrary to using a tradional gun for hunting. I completely understand the need to have sights that you can use. You could order a Skinner Peep sight. They have several models that will work on your...
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    Barrel length question

    Better yet, get a fiberglass rod. I have used one for years on my .32 and have never broken it. It will take some bending and not break. Before the comments come in about the fiberglass rods wearing out the rifling, let me say I have not seen any such wear, but I do use a muzzle protector and...
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    Corsair Jager 36 caliber SxS pistol-looking for info

    I drilled and tapped the tang for a peep sight that i made out of a 8X32 thumb screw. At 15 yards I get 1.5" groups out of the right barrel, and 2.25" groups out of the left barrel. The groups are about 4" apart horizontally, but OK vertically. I was told that if I lightly file the muzzle of...
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    Bear Hide Crafts?

    A vest would be warm and traditional.
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    Barrel length question

    Those guns haven't been made since 1986. You might find one used. I have a .36 Shenandoah, but i have never seen a .32.
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    Barrel length question

    I would keep my eye open for a Pedersoli Frontier, Kentucky or Pennsylvania rifle. All were made in .32 and .36. Dixie also carried their versions of the same guns that were made by Pedersoli. I have seen a few used guns on this forum and others, so keep looking. Of course, if you want to go...
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    Corsair Jager 36 caliber SxS pistol-looking for info

    What you have is a Intercontinental Arms pistol. I have the same gun in .36 and I believe they were also made in .32, .45 & .50. Mine shoots well at 15 yards with .15 grains of 3f, but the barrels do not shoot to the same point of impact. I'm still working to try to regulate the barrels. I...
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    .36 Caliber Fans?

    I have 3 .32's. 2 percussion and one flint. The .32 is my early season squirrel rifle, and my short .32 is my go to gun for hunting snow shoe hares in the winter on snow shoes. All my .32's are more accurate than I can shoot them off hand. From the bench I get dime sized groups at 25 yards...
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    .36 Caliber Fans?

    I like the .36 for late season squirrel hunting when the shooting is at somewhat longer ranges due to the lack of leaves on the trees. I also use my .36's (2 percussion and 1 flinter) for our local club trail walks. Out to 75 yards or so I can keep a 2.5" group if the wind is not too strong...
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    Shooting undersized balls

    I like the idea of using an undersized mold with a thick patch when using "hard" lead. I have tried the hard lead with the proper sized mold and a thin patch and found that the thin patch did not grab the ball enough to take on the rifling of the bore and patches came out shredded. I would go...
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    Need replacement barrel- do I have to go custom?

    Another possibility is to continue to use the current barrel, but use a wool felt over powder wad in your loading sequence. It should cut down on the shredding of patches, and the necessity of swabbing the bore after every shot. It has worked for me with several older guns that were "cleaning...
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    When did 4F powder come into use for pan priming ?

    I believe that "priming powder" was in use in the early 1800's. A manifest for the 1834 rendezvous, according to Charles Larpenteur, listed "Rifle Powder" and "Pan Powder". How much earlier the so called "Pan Powder" was used I could not say.
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    TC 50 caliber 1:66:round ball load recommendation

    I would also check the wedge key for snugness. A loose wedge will make accuracy a sometimes thing.
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    long range sight issues

    Weaver makes a riser that uses the existing 3/8' dovetail. I believe it is 1/2' in height and it has a 3/8" dovetail on top of the riser to mount the front sight. Looks kinda funky, but if that is what you need, then you have to live with it.
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    Looking for scope mount for T/C New Englander

    I mounted a handgun scope on my New Englander using Bushnell Phantom mounts which use the existing holes of the rear sight. It is like a scout rifle setup, this way I didn't have to bend the hammer to clear a scope.
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    Looking for a double leaf rear sight

    I would look at sights made for Jaeger rifles. My Jaeger rifle came with folding leaf sights, and I have seen them in the Gun Works catalog.
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    Fred E Kern Flintlock Gunbuilder - Any Info Requested

    I have a Jaeger rifle built by Craig Kern. I wonder if they are/were related.