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    '42 Rifled Springfield

    https://youtu.be/dEuKqOpoGZY

    Watch how this guy loads his musket from a paper cartridge.

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    Glad they're his hands;not mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Ogdan 110th OVI View Post
    Glad they're his hands;not mine.
    Did you notice that the minie gets rammed home still wrapped in the paper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gemmer View Post
    Did you notice that the minie gets rammed home still wrapped in the paper?
    Yeah I did. I could see that if it was a buck and ball, but no need for a Minnie ball
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    Takes the spent cap off, leaves hammer off nipple and loads the next round. He hasn't lost a body part yet and may never but someone looking to this as an instructional video may....
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