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conrad24
January 15, 2012, 10:05 PM
Why wont the number 11 percusion cap stay on the nipple on my evolution. Is there a trick that i am missing or is there a different type that works?

Please help.

:confused:

the rifleer
January 15, 2012, 10:08 PM
Too big or small?

conrad24
January 15, 2012, 10:14 PM
the cap is to big. traditions nipples seem to be longer than most. if you squezz the cap it will stay but u shouldnt have to do so.

the rifleer
January 15, 2012, 10:29 PM
If its too big use a size 10.

conrad24
January 15, 2012, 10:31 PM
i am new to this but the nipple is a #11. so does that mean use #11 caps?

arcticap
January 16, 2012, 12:04 AM
Sometimes the problem is with the size of the nipple and sometimes it's the brand of the cap.
Perhaps your nipple is undersized and a new replacement would fit better.
Or try a different brand or size of cap.

Smokin'Joe recently described a unique way to resize loose caps to fit better on nipple cones that are too small.
See post #22:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=631773