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Offline toot

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powder flask's
« on: October 21, 2020, 06:18:17 AM »
does any one still use them for loading / shooting with either shot gun or pistol. or just use a powder measure? also any one use a SHOT SNAKE, for there shot gun?

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Re: powder flask's
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2020, 08:53:07 AM »
For the FIRST loading of a revolver, rifle, or shotgun, I use the flask to dump powder. After that first loading, I use the flask to measure powder into a scoop. Normally, I just use a powder measure. I do have shot/powder snakes but don't use them as they are originals and are a bit fragile.

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Re: powder flask's
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2020, 10:05:41 AM »
It depends on my mood. Sometimes I use paper cartridges and sometimes one of my flasks. But even if I am using paper carts, I still have the flask with me at the range.
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Re: powder flask's
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2020, 01:23:01 PM »
I always use a flask when shooting, be it in a CAS match or off a bench.  The flask pictured is the brass version of the silver plated one I use. The stand (and another one like it) are ones I use for all revolver loading.

Way back when I had a muzzle loading Shotgun, I loaded with a flask and shot pouch with an adjustable measure


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Re: powder flask's
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2020, 02:10:24 PM »
I use them all of the time.

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Re: powder flask's
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2020, 04:43:55 PM »
I use a flask most of the time.  If I'm not using a flask it's because I have a few paper cartridges made up and ready to go.