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#593707 03/11/21 06:10 PM
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Every place I have checked is back ordered or out of stock. Does anyone know a source for #11 percussion caps? Thanks.


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I have some.

Come to Amarillo, Texas

They are almost impossible for the normal individual to ship

Mike

p.s. do you REALLY live in the Statue of Liberty?
I clicked on the Blue NY under your name smile

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These ok for your use?
https://www.ganderoutdoors.com/winchester-%2311-mag-percussion-cap-100ct-201980.html

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I remember there was a tool designed to make your own percussion caps out of aluminum beverage cans and the rolls of paper caps used in cap guns. I wonder if it is still produced???


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Many thanks for this info, Mike. I live a few miles north of the Statue of Liberty.


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When I competed in round ball m/l matches I was very serious about every component of my load. I cast my round balls then weighed them for consistency, I used teflon coated pillow ticking, I sifted my black powder and I used one brand of caps ...........RWS. My belief was that the hotter the cap the better the ignition. We tested different brands of caps by how far they would lift a dime off the muzzle of a longrifle. 25-30 years ago RWS was the best. IDK about now. But, I've still got a stash of RWS caps.


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Rich, Powder Inc is expecting to get an order of #11 caps (RWS as it happens) in a couple of weeks. It did not arrive this week. For what it's worth, it is all but certain that Remington caps are sourced from RWS, and that Winchester caps are sourced from CCI; but that doesn't mean they are available. I got a sleeve of CCI caps from Graf & Son 3 or 4 years ago for $205, I expect the RWS caps will go for 2 to 3 times that.

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an hits awl ready hard to git gun flints...watt next, no mo matches?


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Matches are already hard to find and a penny box costs ten cents , even half full.
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Well this is disconcerting, because my first percussion rifle is expected any week now. I had better come up with some way to fire it up, or it will end up hanging over the mantle and never moving.


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An Oval bore?


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