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Forum: Black Powder November 3rd, 2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By 4570inMD
Congrats! The folks at CPA make very high-quality...

Congrats! The folks at CPA make very high-quality rifles.

.40-65 is a popular caliber; still, you'll likely need to run through several powder-trees to find your rifle's optimum load combination. ...
Forum: Reloading September 21st, 2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By 4570inMD
PM sent for: 19 pieces of 41 Swiss brass ...

PM sent for:

19 pieces of 41 Swiss brass

4570inMD
Forum: Western Maryland July 27th, 2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By 4570inMD
Hooligans bring cardboard with splatter targets....

Hooligans bring cardboard with splatter targets. Zipties hold the cardboard to the frames. Small scissors work well in removing the zipties for reuse.

Use care when moving the frames, since...
Forum: Western Maryland July 26th, 2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By 4570inMD
If it must be an army, make it a 1860 New Army in...

If it must be an army, make it a 1860 New Army in stainless steel. You will appreciate your decision during every cleanup after shooting. Also, there is enough weight to handle the recoil and make...
Forum: West Virginia March 23rd, 2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,163
Posted By 4570inMD
WV Governor announced in his 1300 23mar20...

WV Governor announced in his 1300 23mar20 briefing:

Stay @ Home lock-down starts at 2000 24mar20.

Guidance:
...
Forum: Reloading March 6th, 2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By 4570inMD
Good annealing information & a reasonably priced...

Good annealing information & a reasonably priced annealing kit is available here:
https://cartridgeanneal.com/
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 1st, 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,728
Posted By 4570inMD
Yes - raising up and using the peep hole;...

Yes - raising up and using the peep hole; however, both Hooligan Trapdoors have replacement front sight inserts, so that we no longer need to use your two target system at 100 yards.

I am using an...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 29th, 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,728
Posted By 4570inMD
Today, 29dec19, j8064 was back with his favorite...

Today, 29dec19, j8064 was back with his favorite load in his original 1892 Trapdoor. I am sure that he will share details. He is liking the results:

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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 24th, 2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,728
Posted By 4570inMD
Today's Trapdoor 45-70 powder tree was going well...

Today's Trapdoor 45-70 powder tree was going well and confirmed 62.5g Swiss 1-1/2 Fg is my rifle's sweet spot.

j8064 decided to try his Trapdoor 500g bullet powder-load on one of my 100 yard 6"...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 21st, 2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,728
Posted By 4570inMD
https://www.buffaloarms.com/ Loads and sells...

https://www.buffaloarms.com/

Loads and sells black powder rounds.
Forum: Black Powder November 10th, 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,803
Posted By 4570inMD
The Hooligans can help you with that...... ...

The Hooligans can help you with that......

Come join us any Sunday morning & we'll help you get your rifle shooting as you like it, as well as sharing our rifles & pistols that have already proven...
Forum: Reloading June 25th, 2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,493
Posted By 4570inMD
Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Reloading March 29th, 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By 4570inMD
My casting with 30:1 likes 768*F. I wait for...

My casting with 30:1 likes 768*F. I wait for close to that temperature, after any fluctuation.

Too hot, you will likely see 'frosting' on the bullets. Too cold, you will likely see 'wrinkles'.
...
Forum: Rifles March 25th, 2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,309
Posted By 4570inMD
True. If only the eyes and the body stayed...

True.

If only the eyes and the body stayed as young as the mind.....

We grow older but we do NOT have to grow up !!
Forum: West Virginia March 9th, 2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,566
Posted By 4570inMD
Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary...

Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary Committee

https://d97yz4wvpgciz.cloudfront.net/articles/20190307/west-virginia-campus-carry-bill-fails-in-senate-judiciary-committee
Forum: Reloading January 26th, 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,903
Posted By 4570inMD
https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Lb-Walnut-Corn-Cob-Tum...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/10-Lb-Walnut-Corn-Cob-Tumbler-Media-Dry-Polish-Added-Polishing-Tumbling-Brass-/323026840892
Forum: Black Powder January 1st, 2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By 4570inMD
A few other pointers will help you two make white...

A few other pointers will help you two make white smoke easier:

o At the start of the day, run an alcohol patch to clear any oils or preservatives in the barrel (Drug store individual packages...
Forum: Black Powder December 7th, 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By 4570inMD
http://americanlongrifles.com Early black...

http://americanlongrifles.com

Early black powder guns.
Forum: Black Powder November 9th, 2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,024
Posted By 4570inMD
You know, it takes a village to raise a precise,...

You know, it takes a village to raise a precise, accurate flintlock....

The Hooligans are with you on this one.

A flint rock, steel, black powder, and patched-lead-balls --- what could be more...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 8th, 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By 4570inMD
Based on our 2018 'Buddy Class' acceptance, your...

Based on our 2018 'Buddy Class' acceptance, your chances may be better with a 'Buddy Class' entry.

Shared travel & lodging expenses may work out better for you too.
Forum: Event Planning August 12th, 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,792
Posted By 4570inMD
Thanks to hitwtom for reminding of this annual...

Thanks to hitwtom for reminding of this annual MDS event this morning.

I'm in.

Day trip for me (57 miles) but I'd like to meet riders in Cumberland again.

Last year:
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4570inMD
Forum: Reloading August 10th, 2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By 4570inMD
No adventure is too great for a Hooligan!!

No adventure is too great for a Hooligan!!
Forum: Western Maryland June 11th, 2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By 4570inMD
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Forum: Western Maryland June 6th, 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,591
Posted By 4570inMD
Just west of Kitzmiller, along the Potomac River...

Just west of Kitzmiller, along the Potomac River frontage road, is a community of Shallmar. North of it, up the mountain, was a mining town that shut down some time ago. Talk to the locals before...
Forum: Black Powder May 9th, 2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,197
Posted By 4570inMD
You chose wisely. The light color looks...

You chose wisely.

The light color looks very nice.
Forum: Rifles May 7th, 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,959
Posted By 4570inMD
I really enjoy my Arsenal SLR-106CR with Circle...

I really enjoy my Arsenal SLR-106CR with Circle 10 magazines:

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At 50 yards, it was grouping nicely last time out:

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4570inMD
Forum: Rifles May 6th, 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By 4570inMD
That is coming along nicely. Looking forward to...

That is coming along nicely. Looking forward to seeing it at the Range.
Forum: Rifles May 5th, 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By 4570inMD
Can't go wrong with a Kimber barrel even if it...

Can't go wrong with a Kimber barrel even if it has the rifling on the outside.

Now we need to see pictures of the bluing.
Forum: Black Powder May 3rd, 2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,197
Posted By 4570inMD
Another option is to taper from the ram rod hole...

Another option is to taper from the ram rod hole to the nose cap, as was done on my 1759 JP Beck. It leaves plenty of stock to grip and reduces the weight out to the muzzle.

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4570inMD
Forum: Black Powder April 29th, 2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,197
Posted By 4570inMD
From what I've seen, your progress looks great....

From what I've seen, your progress looks great. Keep up the good work; your patience is really paying off.
Forum: Reloading April 27th, 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,213
Posted By 4570inMD
Thank you so much. Hooli & his followers will be...

Thank you so much. Hooli & his followers will be very pleased.

Too bad you cannot join us in person.

4570inMD
Forum: Black Powder April 12th, 2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,282
Posted By 4570inMD
I am using OnTarget ‘Precision Calculator,...

I am using OnTarget ‘Precision Calculator, version 2.25.

Input to the program is with photos that I take of the targets; processing is with mouse clicks; the program does the rest. You can save...
Forum: Reloading April 12th, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,794
Posted By 4570inMD
This system starts at ~$98 and works well for me:...

This system starts at ~$98 and works well for me:

https://www.cartridgeanneal.com/

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Forum: Maryland 2A Issues April 10th, 2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 239,324
Posted By 4570inMD
Apparently so, the Legislatures voted without...

Apparently so, the Legislatures voted without even reading the contents of HB 1302.................

The next thirty days is the time period to force Miller and company to defend the Bill's content...
Forum: Reloading April 7th, 2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By 4570inMD
Caliper: .38 Special Bullets: X-Treme 125...

Caliper: .38 Special
Bullets: X-Treme 125 grain HP; .357” dia.
Powder: 4.6 grains W-231 (#26 of 173 powder burn rates)
Primers: CCI Small Pistol No. 500
COAL: 1.440”
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