A case of Remington #10 caps. Should last me several years!
Looking at the price of buying min balls I can buy a Lee mold for less than the price of 100 minis
Thank you for the Ranson Remington I.D. Mine came with 2 cones, the #11 and musket cap. I don't believe this gun ever was fired. The nipple,...
I must have miss read the date chart
[ATTACH] Lower priced replica with 2 piece stock and fake barrel band latches. 1993 date code and that R in front of the serial number (in second...
I made a set of longer ear hammers for my SXS from Dixie "blank" hammers.[ATTACH]
Took my recently acquired NMA to the range, this is the first time I gave it a good work out, the other times were just a few test rounds.It is an...
Just have to use an iron rod (coat hanger).
Try a Pietta nipple of 6 mm.x.75 This is the bottom of one, slotted and the rest is cut off .[ATTACH]
I check the hammer/nipple strike with a paper punched piece of card stock (like cereal box) Is hammer falling far enough?
Troy, try a few with and without and report back to us
Do you have any way to measure them? They might be 1/4x28 or metric 5.5x.9, Early Uberti and Euroarms take 6x.75. Hardware stores would have 14/28...
Got this answer from the Hungarian guy that does Capandball You tubes. I had asked how close were these to originals.
Dear Dave, most of its parts...
Would expect the arbor correctly fit. barrel/cylinder gap tight (no more than .003) and bolt shaped and fit correct
And why not shoot it? Recently shot a 1860 Army built in 1862 that has basically no rifling left and it hits what is aimed at.
As I posted earlier (#9) doesn't take that long to clean the powder fouling, but there is that quality I spend with my loved ones going over them...
Saves on snapping (wasting) caps to clear the nipples too.
That is the way I do it also but use my air compressor to dry the cylinder and have anti seize on the nipple threads and only occasionally remove...
Also have one I interchange barrels,had to shim the arbor hole in the barrel as they were different depths.
S&W Hand Window File
Mfr Part: 31863
From Brownells, but they are $36
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