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I recently purchased a replica 1851 Navy colt BP. Any suggestions on what the best powder to use, ammo etc etc.. OH and shooting regular bullets out of it instead of the round balls??
 

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thanks guys, but little shy on the lingo, What's PITA, oxo wonderwad? I did read about the powders alittle bit, regular and Pyrodex, which is better? I'm really looking foward to going out and shooting this thing but want to get it right, I did read about guns blowing up, Yikes!!!!
 

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Cool, I found the pyrodex today and bought a box, I did talk with Pietta whom made it and they said 1851's Navy were chamberd in both .44 and .36.. U can tell by the engraving, mine have the battle ships engraved on the cylinder. the army's have some sort of army scene engraved. It does have a brass frame and they said for no reason put smokeless powder in it. I will for sure go on that advise that you guys have been saying.
 

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I took a drive out too Cabela's today and the gun guy help me get the equipment I need to go and shoot it, now it's play time.. I completely forgot about the caps i think he called them, but he recommended #10's, that's what i got, any info on them before I go shoot??
 
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