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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2020, 06:37:06 PM »
I can wait...I've got one now.
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2020, 08:02:47 AM »
Yes, I know...44-40 caliber. Have you loaded any black powder rounds fo it?

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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2020, 09:17:37 AM »
Yes, I know...44-40 caliber. Have you loaded any black powder rounds fo it?

Yup...I know you know. What's more, I know you know, that I know you know. Just having a bit of fun at your expense, Em. J*j    L@J

No, I've not loaded any BP rounds...yet. All the bullets I bought were lubed for smokeless, and I've only put 10 rounds through the poor thing, thanks to CV-19 restrictions.
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2020, 09:49:32 AM »
Black powder is the only propellent that should be used in a 44-40. Just sayin. L@J
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2020, 09:54:21 AM »
Black powder is the only propellent that should be used in a 44-40. Just sayin. L@J
You know, that I know, that BP is the only propellant that should be used. I'll get there...in the mean time, it takes me 5 minutes to clean my '66. Just sayin'... L@J
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2020, 09:59:39 AM »
Black powder is the only propellent that should be used in a 44-40. Just sayin. L@J
You know, that I know, that BP is the only propellant that should be used. I'll get there...in the mean time, it takes me 5 minutes to clean my '66. Just sayin'... L@J

Okay, I'll give ya that. You have faster cleanup time. It takes me 10 minutes.
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2020, 10:01:13 AM »
It takes me 10 minutes.

To disassemble the whole action?!!!!! :o
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2020, 01:20:43 PM »
It takes me 10 minutes.

To disassemble the whole action?!!!!! :o

Why would I do that? I've disassembled it twice. Both times there was nothing in the action at all. The 44-40 bottleneck case obturates very well, and keeps fouling out of the action. No need to take the whole gun apart. I clean the barrel and the elevator area and I'm done.
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2020, 01:59:11 PM »
I've disassembled it twice. Both times there was nothing in the action at all. The 44-40 bottleneck case obturates very well, and keeps fouling out of the action. No need to take the whole gun apart. I clean the barrel and the elevator area and I'm done.

I disassembled my 44-40 92 once. There was nothing in there. Keep an empty cartridge in the chamber when you clean it and you wont get anything in the action.
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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2020, 02:26:49 PM »
Or run the cleaning patches through the bore with the rifle upside down.

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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2020, 04:48:37 PM »
It is now 2020. By now, everyone should know that you dont have to tear down an action of a lever rifle if you shoot black powder. Even with a straight walled case. (7+" (7+"

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Re: Yellow Boy problem
« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2020, 05:55:23 PM »
It is now 2020. By now, everyone should know that you dont have to tear down an action of a lever rifle if you shoot black powder. Even with a straight walled case. (7+" (7+"

Or a cap and ball revolver.
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