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    Powder Question by Greg Ritchie When I was younger I used to rendezvous. I tried to emulate the eastern long hunter. I was young and learned from my elders. Just to share what I learned and what has worked for me in the past. I want to talk about the rifles first. Being of German descent, my...
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    I have a strong urge to go on Gunbroker and buy an old Break-top .32 short like an Iver Johnson, S&W, H&R, etc. I'm not stupid enough to run modern loads through one. But let's say I wanted to work up some Black Powder substitute loads to keep the pressures low. Any sources and advice would...
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    Thoughts on Black Powder Revolvers for Self-Defense by histed [Everything you need to fire an 1858 Sheriff's Model Remington] First, take a deep breath and read this closely. I AM NOT advocating that you chuck you Glunk, Sig, Baretta, Taurus….ad nauseum…. in favor of a BP...
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    Summer Fun - With A Twist by "histed" [This is the Enemy! See his look of fear!] Many of us here enjoy fall/winter hunting forays. I look forward to the crisp air, a morning frost and the lure of small game hunting - knowing deer season is right around the corner. For some it's elk, antelope...
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    I just got a Uberti Remington 1858 New Army revolver, and the manual doesn't say anything about what kind of percussion caps to use on it. I've searched the 'net, and all I keep coming up with are various other forum threads speaking of #10 and #11 caps, primarily mentioning the Pietta...
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