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Old June 20, 2012, 07:22 PM   #14
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
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The correct nipples for those are musket nipples, using musket (top hat) caps. Some folks try to use the modern conversion nipples and #11 caps, and that usually works OK, but the smaller caps don't have enough compound to reliably ignite the big charge in a musket.

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