- Nov 22, 2011
- Reaction score
- People's Republic of Maryland
Well I could explain how time might rot away my fingers, but then they'd be more inclined to think I was contagious of something rather than paying attention to the wooden tool without moving parts that illustrates "they could've easily had it but apparently they didn't" lesson <shrug>Welllll Gooollllleeeee Ser-jeant Major,
And all this time Ah just held a patched ball twixt my thumb and forefinger, held in a circle over the rifle muzzle, to show folks how to load a patched ball. That way Ah culd hold one side up showing cloth wuzn't what you wanted to see. Then while turning it over, Ah could show the shiny side was 'posed to go up.
Duz that loadin board gadget corn-fuze folks when you tell em it wasn't 'round in the period? FIVE holes for patched Balls? You do much squrrel huntin?
Wellll IIIII'llll beeee.....
(Folks, for those who don't know, we are a couple of old Gyrenes who raz each other every now and then. )
As for the number of shots, a lot of the shooting contests in which I participate are timed, and they give you up to 6 shots counting the best five.
I only need five