Percussion Caps


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jmaubin
September 30, 2008, 06:27 AM
I was wondering which percussion caps that Yawl like? I have both cap n ball and a frontier rifle. Would like to know both sizes and makes. Thanks

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Chawbaccer
September 30, 2008, 06:47 AM
I pretty much like the RWS caps, no 11. They are hot and don't get stuck on the nipple when fired.

bonza
September 30, 2008, 08:13 AM
I use CCI #11 (standard) on my C&B revolver & RWS #1055 on everything else that's not a musket. I found the CCIs weren't always reliable on my rifles, for some reason, but they work just fine on the C&B, so am using them up on that. Once they're all gone I'll most likely stick with the RWS for everything. Have never used Remington caps.

Voodoochile
September 30, 2008, 08:30 AM
I've been using Remington #10 & #11's for years & am very sattisfied with them.

RWS 1075's is also a very good maker of Caps.

realtordoug
September 30, 2008, 08:47 AM
Also use Remington 10's and 11's since they're slightly less expensive, and work fine (at first I thought they had problems, but realized my BP revolver had issues and needed some smithin' - works great now).

72coupe
September 30, 2008, 09:04 AM
I like the ones you can get locally.

scrat
September 30, 2008, 10:36 AM
ya im with 72 coupe. doing a lot of reloading i have had a lot of fail to fire with cci. years ago i switched to winchester primers and i have never had a problem since then. today however in regards to caps thats all i can get is cci so i just deal with the problems.

Mark whiz
September 30, 2008, 01:38 PM
I use the CCI Magnum #11s in my Knight rifle and 1858..........they are much more reliable than the standards IMHO, since they have a noticeably larger amount of priming compound in the cup.

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