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Topic: Sears Sportload 16 ga paper loads
Carlos

Replies: 13
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PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Sears Sportload 16 ga paper loads
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Topic: Sears Sportload 16 ga paper loads
Carlos

Replies: 13
Views: 446

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Sears Sportload 16 ga paper loads
Milrob; You said they were "2 1/2 Dram", which is a reference to the powder charge (Equiv. to 2 1/2 dram of black powder.) You didn't mention the overall cartridge length. it should say, unl ...
Topic: 1st ever 16gacom shoot & hoot in vanzant mo 19-20-21 oct
Carlos

Replies: 195
Views: 12828

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:21 pm   Subject: 1st ever 16gacom shoot & hoot in vanzant mo 19-20-21 oct
I live in Victoria BC, Canada. I will be visiting in-laws in St Louis at this time, however; - 3 hour drive for a look-see?, probably not, but do have a great time fellow sixteeners.
Topic: Finally! found a drilling
Carlos

Replies: 16
Views: 1645

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: Finally! found a drilling
Take it out for your local version of a "McNabb"

By the way, John Buchan who wrote a novel about the original McNabb was a Governor General of Canada in the late 30's.

Nice gun. I love ...
Topic: 2" load? Got carried away with Byrdog's shell shortener
Carlos

Replies: 14
Views: 936

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:40 am   Subject: 2" load? Got carried away with Byrdog's shell shortener
If reloaded hulls get too hard (OR SHORT) to star, or roll crimp, try a glued-in OS Card. I have only done a handful, but it seems viable.

If you don't have any plastic nitro cards handy, try cutti ...
Topic: 2" load? Got carried away with Byrdog's shell shortener
Carlos

Replies: 14
Views: 936

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:08 am   Subject: 2" load? Got carried away with Byrdog's shell shortener
Do you belong to oldhunters yahoo group?

https://uk.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/reloading16gauge/info

I think if you look for loads arranged by wad and dial in on the Stacked or Old Style loads ...
Topic: I finally have my Merkel 1620 that I wanted
Carlos

Replies: 18
Views: 1538

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: I finally have my Merkel 1620 that I wanted
No tweed required for single trigger guns- you池e safe. Congrats .

Not tweed. This fine gun is German so leather bundhosen are required. And a jagdmesser in the thigh pocket.
Topic: CZ 16ga. O/U
Carlos

Replies: 16
Views: 2053

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:02 pm   Subject: CZ 16ga. O/U
I called Cabelas Canada, and it doesn't appear that they ever had the CZ "Teal" in stock!?
Topic: CZ 16ga. O/U
Carlos

Replies: 16
Views: 2053

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:00 am   Subject: CZ 16ga. O/U
I couldn't find it on either the cabelas or the cz-usa websites?
Topic: More On (moron?) The Fabulous Square Load
Carlos

Replies: 47
Views: 3826

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:11 am   Subject: More On (moron?) The Fabulous Square Load
When I mentioned "square load", the original post was a question about a 16 gauge Fowler with Flint ignition. We were discussing technology that was Two Centuries old, or more. Boiling it do ...
Topic: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Carlos

Replies: 34
Views: 2760

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
To my list of tightening tricks, I must add, Harder Shot makes tighter patterns.

Duckdup; those fibre shot cups look neat.They would be much faster to reload with than making paper coin rolls. I'll ...
Topic: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Carlos

Replies: 34
Views: 2760

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 7:47 pm   Subject: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Using loading technique to vary choke is old, and reasonably simple;

1. Slower powder, and less of it result in a tighter pattern. Up to 30% less than equal volumes of shot to powder. Don't get too ...
Topic: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Carlos

Replies: 34
Views: 2760

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 8:03 am   Subject: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Here is a repeat of a report I made a few years back on cascity.com. I have a dozen made up and will use them at our gunclub's Edwardian shoot at the end of June. A bit fiddly to make, but well worth ...
Topic: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Carlos

Replies: 34
Views: 2760

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 6:23 pm   Subject: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Properly tuned flintlocks are not slow firing. Many of the mass produced flinters are not well set up and many shooters over prime the pan creating a fuse rather than a flash. I have one custom, left ...
Topic: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
Carlos

Replies: 34
Views: 2760

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: I知 considering a 16 gauge flintlock fowler
I have a Pedersoli "Mortimer" flinter with two barrels. A .54 Cal rifle and a 12 gauge Fowler. The lock is is quite fast, being a re-creation of a late model Flint action. No hunting experie ...
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