I load load my own BP shot gun Shells. I think about 70 gr of 2f. Makes much-um smoke. I also rolled my own 44-40 BP loads for that sweet 1973 Winchester I'm shooting off the horse. The cap and balls are Remmington replicas in 44.
It's a lot of fun shooting all the BP guns but the clean up sucks! Most of the time I shoot a matched pair of Colt SAA in 45 LC, a Ubreti 73 carbine and a original 1897 winchester pump riot shotgun. All smokeless. I like being able to clean them in a week or two when I feel like it.
As for shooting thorugh all the smoke, it really does obscure all the targets. Espcially if they are painted white. And sometimes there are.
There was a gun fight on the Mexican border at Nogales in a saloon. There was some outlaw named Catfish or something like that. Well after 3 or 4 of them excanged shots, the saloon filled up with gunsmoke. It was so bad that they all scattered to the outside and finished it in the street/house to house before Catfish finally bought a ticket to boot hill. Or so they story goes. Remember the line from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance? "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend"
I've only been on this sight for a week and am just starting to feel my way around......
I like it! It's really well done. I've been a Western movie Maniac sense the 60's. I have about 250 or so US westerns, but I've been a SW junkie for at least the least 20 years. I found the sight doing a search for a SW movie I wanted to find out something about. Well I guess I found Mecca.
Wheeu! That was a longwinded one Ea?
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