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I like to stay "old school", so I use a piece of leather about 1/8" thick shaped like a bell with holes punched along the edge for the caps.
 

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The Ted Cash Oval Rifleman's Capper is a great capper for rifles with an easy to access nipple. Really great for use at the range. It holds 80 caps and after you dump half a tin of caps in the capper, a few shakes will turn the caps properly for loading.
 

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I use two different kinds the Ted Cash oval for on the range and a straight inline for hunting when I won't be using many caps.
 

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I use a simple leather capper made by punching 3/16 holes in a strip of leather, cutting into the hole from one edge, I enclose this strip in a "sandwich' of two leather strips. Simple , easy to make, and offers some degree of water proofing.
 

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I use two different kinds the Ted Cash oval for on the range and a straight inline for hunting when I won't be using many caps.
I have this inline capper and it's ok, but I do have an issue with the cap behind the one being placed holding the spring away and causing me to drop the one I am trying to put on the nipple. I can avoid this by pushing on the spring until the second in line falls back, but I will probably get something that works better at some point.
 

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I can't post pics at the moment as I am technologically challenged. However, I hope the link above works. The 3D printed versions are much better than the brass version as the nose holding the cap is flexible.
 

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I use the brass one that looks like a curved tear drop or half of a Yin Yang symbol. It works very well and is easy to fill up with caps.
 

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Mknight702:
Thank you...Very ingenious, but I'm not sure how crazy I am about 3D print technology and plastic in general during the1700's? I certainly NO purist, BUT... it just goes against the grain, sorry.
Thanks for the link, it worked fine.
God bless:
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Easiest solution to the age old quandary about which capper is best to use, just pitch them all into the lake and shoot a flintlock, once you go flint, you'll never go back.
 

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I sure did. A flintlock was a pain to hunt with.

Plus, lucky for me. No half stock Hawken flintlocks were made.

I never have to knap a cap.
 
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