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What is your favorite black powder caliber and why?

45 caliber
4 (21.1%)
50 caliber
12 (63.2%)
54 caliber
2 (10.5%)
Other
1 (5.3%)

Total Members Voted: 19

Voting closed: April 26, 2009, 06:25:41 AM

Author Topic: Black powder caliber  (Read 1833 times)

Offline Dirtdobber

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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2009, 08:04:58 PM »
I shoot a .50. My first one was a kit I shot for years. When I bought this time I got a .50 because I had all the stuff for it.
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2009, 12:16:33 PM »
I voted for "other"...have a little .40 caliber longrifle that I'm quite fond of.
Cast my own for the .50, .54 and .40 so don't have a problem finding roundballs.

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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2009, 07:11:03 AM »
.50 cal--I had a .45 and it shot great--but I like the fifty and there seems to be more bullet choices and accessories for it.
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2009, 05:58:03 PM »
I have .45 and .50 like them both but my .45 is custom built by an old gun maker....made the walnut stock out of a block of wood and browned the barrel....its caplock I like my ,50 in line too but its a cheapy from CVA but it works good
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2009, 03:34:04 PM »
my .45 is custom built by an old gun maker....made the walnut stock out of a block of wood and browned the barrel.

Sounds like a nice rifle DPD...got any pics of it?

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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2009, 07:35:58 AM »
50 cal you got to love em
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2009, 09:05:23 PM »
50 cal. mainly because those accessories are more readily available.
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #22 on: June 06, 2009, 07:16:44 PM »
.54 caliber I like it real well.
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2009, 12:13:53 AM »
.50 caliber all the way!!!
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #24 on: June 16, 2009, 08:45:03 PM »
T/C 50 cal. You can always find anything you need for the 50 cal
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #25 on: August 20, 2009, 07:37:48 AM »
we carry 50 calibers...reason, it is the caliber that has the best availability when we need bullets....45's and 54's have a smaller amount of bullets in our area.
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Re: Black powder caliber
« Reply #26 on: August 20, 2009, 08:45:55 AM »
my .45 is custom built by an old gun maker....made the walnut stock out of a block of wood and browned the barrel.

Sounds like a nice rifle DPD...got any pics of it?

Quigleysharps4570- see my post "what caliber to rebore to" for pics of DPD's custom  rifles.

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