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Re: How I make paper cartridges. A video
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2019, 09:14:35 AM »
Hmmm. Looks pretty much the same as the little tubes that some fellas use. They're put together with clear tubing available at Lowes and places like that. Same basic principle.

You still have to open the tube, squeeze out the contents, pour the powder, push in the wad, seat the bullet, then ram it all home. Still sounds like a lot more fiddling than just dropping in a paper cartridge and ramming it down. So to me, these aren't really a cartridge per se, more of convenient way to carry the components. But I will concede that humidity plays a part in whether a paper cartridge is best in any given situation.
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Re: How I make paper cartridges. A video
« Reply #17 on: May 10, 2019, 10:10:51 AM »
I have a couple of tubes (with snap-open tops) for my .50 cal hunting loads for the trade rifle. They came in handy once when it was raining cats and dogs, also much easier than dragging around a powder flask, balls, patches and such when you are hunting, esp. stand hunting.
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Re: How I make paper cartridges. A video
« Reply #18 on: May 10, 2019, 10:52:25 AM »
Ö an alternate to paper cartridges?:

No. Iíve tried that. Sure, they work, but no. Loading tubes, unloading tubes, packing empties is a duplication of steps, time and effort.  Just another way to carry stuff. 

A ready-to-go paper cart is way mo betta for field or range. 

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Re: How I make paper cartridges. A video
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2019, 10:03:47 AM »
I stickied this as well, Dave.
A 'Must-Watch' video for anyone considering rollin' their own. And in fact, this has convinced me to try it.
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Re: How I make paper cartridges. A video
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2019, 01:43:03 PM »
Thanks Capt.

I feel honored. Two stickies in one day!!

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