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Old December 10, 2012, 12:09 PM   #15
Mike Irwin
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Another warning note...

NEVER shoot jacketed bullets out of it.

The older black powder era guns had barrel steel that is a lot softer than today's steels.

You can do a lot of wear and tear on the barrel in very short order by shooting jacketed slugs. It can strip the rifling out.
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