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Old January 21, 2011, 09:22 AM   #11
madcratebuilder
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Originally Posted by Rusty.it
There was be a 45/70 load, called "three balls guard load" that has three .45 round balls over a small black powder charge, i have tryed it several time in my trapdoor carbine, just for fun, minimum recoil il good up to 50mt as defence load.
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Rusty
Yup, a multi ball load was very common back in the day. I have several period books that make reference to it.
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