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Ruger Old army cylinder mod

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by frosty, May 25, 2006.

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  1. frosty

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    Has anyone on this forum had the cylinder bored out on there Old Army? At this point in time, about 47 gr of Pyrodex P will come within 1/16" from the top of the cylinder face with around 3/8" compression to seat my bullets. There are no signs of problems, but I could stand to gai a few more grains, because I'm taking it as a primary weapon pig hunting. Penetration testing has shown good results, but more would be better when it comes to pigs. How much of an increase do you get:scrutiny: :evil:
     
  2. Manyirons

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    ALL of mine includin tha spare cylinders. One a tha smiths standard modifications, dependin on type of powder and tha granulation, expect about 5 ta 7 and a half grains extra.
     
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