Discussion of BPCR loading techniques, SAFETY, Case Cleaning and Prep, Indexing, BP Choice, Primers, Wads, Compression, Drop Tubes, Vibration, Load Testing, etc.
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my first attempt at paper patching was a success sort of, my load for 45-70 was 68 swiss 2fwitha .030 wad with a 400 grain bullet, bullet were .451 patch to .455-.456, bored is .459, I loaded 5 rounds shot at 60-80 yards, four of five were cutting holes, the fifth shot about a foot low
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Two damp (use water instead of spit) and one dry will help a lot. Your last shot may simply be an example of fouling out. If the cartridge chambered at all roughly then I would almost guarantee that's what it was, but even it chambered okay, this could be happening.
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