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    Felt wad or cut off sabot

    Interesting information for sure and this thread has some interesting potential concepts. My gun shoots Powerbelts under an inch at 100 yards with a scope. I am in Idaho so have to shoot a full lead bullet and a Powebelt is legal but I don't like the hollow point or the poor expansion reports...
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    Thank you Lewis!:2cool:
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    I just ordered the Lyman plains bullet mold. I have a set of handles that fit the RCBS molds will they fit the Lyman mold?
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    Great information guys! Much appreciated!
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    How Many Muzzleloaders Are Also Archers?

    Love to bow hunt! I put in for excellent muzzleloader tags and when I draw I am all too happy to grab the ole' smoke pole!
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    Do you have a preference for 8-32 or 10-32? Thanks in advance!
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    What are the funnels for Lewis?
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    Thanks for the awesome information on ram rods Lewis!
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    Taper design bullets (TC Maxi Type)

    Hello Idaholewis and MML experts. You stated above that the bullets seat with the weight of your range rod. What would you suggest as a great range rod? Thanks in advance!
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    Fall is a great time to hunt for them as they concentrate around the food sources.
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    I agree. Bear meat is my wife and daughters favorite meat. Cook it in a crock pot with mushroom soup for 6 to 8 hours and it is wonderful.
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    Great! Thanks for the sage advice! :thumb:
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    Thanks for the additional information. I'm 95% ready to start mixing with one (maybe) remaining question. What will the mixture of bear fat (rendered), lanolin and beeswax smell like without being refrigerated, ie. does it rot due to the bear fat? Does the beeswax and lanolin "preserve" the...
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    Thanks Boomeup! "1 lb of Beeswax, 12.5 oz Crisco 1.5 oz Lanolin 1.5 oz Olive Oil." So in this case I would use bear fat in place of the crisco yes? Would this be good for both bullet lube and wad lube? Thanks in advance for all the help!:thumb:
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    Another 1:48 Twist Accuracy Test Coming

    What are amounts of the lanolin, beeswax and rendered bear fat Idaholewis? Could I use bear fat with beeswax to lube my wool wad material before cutting or is there a better recipe with bear fat for wads? Thanks to all of you for all of the tips!
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