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    PRB vs Maxi ball

    I have tried both and as far as accuracy goes, PRB's always perform better no matter the caliber. The depth of rifling determines how well a rifle will stabilize a lead conical, then the rate of twist. I did work up a very accurate load for a fast twist Great Plains Hunter barrel that I had...
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    What's Your Favorite Sidelock?

    I think cherry may be my favorite species of wood for stocks because even with little or no curl the color always surprises me. I still love walnut though, so it may be a tie. Yours is a beauty and Hirsch does build nice ones.
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    Fighting the Triple 7 crud ring

    I used T7 quite a bit for both muzzle loading and CAS and never experienced a crud ring. @One thing about it though, it burns hotter than just about anything else and will melt any synthetic fiber in your own defense department and
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    What's Your Favorite Sidelock?

    Some nice figure in that wood Ron, I hope she shoots as good as she looks.
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    What's Your Favorite Sidelock?

    She's a beauty! What is her favorite powder charge?
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    What's Your Favorite Sidelock?

    Ahem, I don't really have a favorite but I do have one that I shoot the most. My first custom built caplock, made with parts of a Lyman trade rifle, changed over to a left hand breech plug, L&R LH lock and a cherry stock, Big Red is a 54 caliber rifle that loves a charge of 85 grains of 2f Goex...
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    What's Your Favorite Sidelock?

    The first step is admitting you have a problem, so good for you. Being addicted to gun porn is a disease with no cure but there are ways to treat it. Good Lord, what am I saying!?!
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    GRRW .50cal Leman Trade Rifle - Robert Allen

    Nice touch on the muzzle.
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    GRRW Hawken .54cal

    Very nice! Someone with a sharp set of chisels and even sharper ability did some very precise inletting. Where did you find that slab of Maple?!? That has the most amount of curl/ quilting/ figure I've ever seen.
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    New kit gun has been ordered!

    Just for the weight savings and less nose heavy feel, I would go that route. I would also lean towards some red tint in the finish since the beech wood as  little to no figure .
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    GIVE AWAY! Traditional Hunting Shirt

    Put my name in as well.
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