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Shooting a 1866 with a black powder rim fire.
April 24, 2021
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 Chuck, The gunsmith said the same thing about Henry case heads bulging, he claimed the piston and striker needs to be flat against the cartridge. T/R

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Here is a picture that was posted about a week ago. I sent this to Lou.  You can see which ones actually fired. #2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 10.  I did not know that this happened until Lou explained it to me.  Also I thought the P was for Peters.  Not so, Phoenix.  He is currently working on another book, manuscript, on the Henry cartridges. It’s getting pretty close to being sent to the publisher.

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Mark Douglas said


I got the mold from Old West Bullet Molds, but I see they’re “out of stock” currently.  


I haven’t used mine yet, but I’ve been meaning to get to it.  I just have far too many irons in the fire presently.  Next time I fire up the casting pot, I’ll set some aside for you.  Mark  


I bought a mold from them so I can cast my own. Thanks for the offer.


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