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Old September 20, 2013, 11:13 AM   #1
dlbarr
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The right size RBs

Need opinion(s):

Will .395" cast round balls fit in a Pietta .36 cal?

I know they're BIGGER, but are they too much bigger?
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Old September 20, 2013, 12:01 PM   #2
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It would be a bit larger than what most use . On my .36 the chambers are right at .375 and I use .380 roundballs. I have heard of some using .39 but it is not necessary.
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Old September 20, 2013, 12:11 PM   #3
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They're probably only too big if you break your rammer handle tryin' to seat 'em!
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Old September 20, 2013, 01:22 PM   #4
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They're probably only too big if you break your rammer handle tryin' to seat 'em!


If you have a separate loading press, you'll probably be ok. Just cuts a bigger lead ring. Might be too much strain for the guns rammer to bear.
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Old September 20, 2013, 01:24 PM   #5
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Very true,Idaho Spud.
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