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January 4, 2002, 12:52 PM
Got a EIBAR percussion pistol that measures 0.40 at muzzle and does not appear to be rifled. I was thinking of getting. 0.375 round lead balls and using 0.010 lubed patch. Is this a workable combination? I was considering 0.395 ball but that might be too tight with a patch. I can consult Pyrodex tables for powder loading also.
Many Thanks!

January 4, 2002, 08:09 PM
Just rember to double your patch thickness. If you use a .015, instead of a .010, the .375 would probably work great.