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#6390989 - 08/01/16 08:11 PM 1868 colt conversion
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thinking about getting a black powder in .44, using the conversion cylinder to shoot modern ammo, anyone here do this? looking for loading advice.
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#6391889 - 08/02/16 01:46 PM Re: 1868 colt conversion [Re: colt45]
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They usually say "cowboy loads only" or something like that. I'd guess Trail Boss would be the powder to use. It'd probably get ugly shooting Buffalo Bore up


Edited by Tactical Cowboy (08/02/16 01:48 PM)
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#6392067 - 08/02/16 03:45 PM Re: 1868 colt conversion [Re: colt45]
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I had a stainless Remington 1858 New Army BP revolver and the conversion cylinder from Taylor's. Even with the SS frame I could only shoot CAS loads. It was fun and made for a neat day at the range. Kids loved shooting it because it's a "Cowboy" gun with very little recoil due to the weight and light ammo. I used Trailboss to load CAS ammo down to about 740-750fps, if I remember correctly. It was fun for a couple years then Itraded the whole set off at a GS for something more fun.
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