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Old November 18, 2012, 04:36 AM   #1
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The Lodestar Loading System

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkkTh...eature=related

The Lodestar Loading System

wow this looks relly intresting dont u think ?
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Old November 18, 2012, 09:26 AM   #2
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Yes it does work great.
But it doesn't seem to adjust for different powder charges.
The part of the shuttle with the powder metering chamber would probably need to be replaced to make an adjustment in volume.
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Old November 18, 2012, 03:38 PM   #3
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Here's the biggest problem I see with this measure.

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Originally Posted by NMLRA RULE BOOK
1220–POWDER MEASURE–A separate powder measure or holder will be used to carry the powder charge from container to the muzzle of the gun.
Charging directly from horn or flask is unsafe and is not permitted.
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Old November 18, 2012, 05:50 PM   #4
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This device would be illegal at an NMLRA sanctioned event. As for personal range use one needs to deal with the issue of the probability of a hot ember in one of the revolver's chambers. Lots of folks believe that probability is very low, while others feel any finite probability is too much when you're talking about serious injury to hands and eyes.

The question is much easier to answer for a long gun; there are many instances of hot embers igniting a flask (one of which I witnessed) when it was used to load directly.
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Old November 18, 2012, 08:23 PM   #5
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Capper?

Can anyone identify the capper used in the video?
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Old November 18, 2012, 09:39 PM   #6
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Can anyone identify the capper used in the video?
I'm guessing it's one of these.

http://www.trackofthewolf.com/Catego...x/3/1/CAPPER-P

I have one but at the range, I find it's just as much work to reload the capper as it is to just put the caps on my guns without one.
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