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Old April 25, 2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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my new BP guns

I have just recently aquired this cva .50 cal percussion cap rifle and pietta 1858 .44 cal army and have had a blast shooting them. I go through far less rounds than when shooting my mosin and its like fishing it is more laid back and relaxing. I'm lucky that I have a local range owned by a muzzle loading club that has monthly shoots and members can use the range any time. So my son and I have been working twards membership and they are a great resource for information etc.


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Old April 25, 2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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Nice looking old guns.
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Old April 25, 2013, 05:40 PM   #3
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I go through far less rounds than when shooting my mosin
That's how it lures you in....



Welcome to the madness!
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Old April 25, 2013, 06:21 PM   #4
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You are off to a nice start...

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Old April 26, 2013, 08:07 AM   #5
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I go through far less rounds than when shooting my mosin
Yup, this is what drove me to black powder, too.

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Old April 26, 2013, 10:19 AM   #6
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I will say that you can definetely go through more rounds in the revolver.

Glad you are enjoying your new acquisitions! Welcome to the realm of holy black!
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Old April 26, 2013, 12:31 PM   #7
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Man, I started off with one 1860, and now I have I don't know 15 or more black powder guns, lol! It is very addicting.
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Old April 26, 2013, 01:24 PM   #8
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Like Dave /\ /\ said...

I Started last July with a 2nd model Dragoon and have
added 5 more since...Welcome to the club.
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Old April 27, 2013, 10:21 PM   #9
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It really should be considered a sickness...but a very enjoyable one. Nice start to the collection.
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