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Dutch Beaumont
« on: March 17, 2016, 08:01:11 AM »
No, this isn't a lever gun, but it is a repeater. I have had this rifle for many years and just recently got it out and gently cleaned it. I got interested in it after reading that others were loading for and shooting the rifle.

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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2016, 08:13:03 AM »
Originally, I had tried to make brass from 45-70 cases, but 50-90 brass works much better.

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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2016, 08:18:15 AM »
After fire-forming, I loaded up a few cases. Haven't shot any yet.

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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2016, 08:20:34 AM »
I used the same cast bullets as I use for my 43 Mauser

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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2016, 08:40:51 AM »
Cool 8) 8) Powder charge and bullet size/weight?
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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2016, 08:54:19 AM »
Very nice, Mazo!
Have not yet needed to fireform cases...yet.
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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2016, 02:26:00 PM »
Cool 8) 8) Powder charge and bullet size/weight?
As I recall, the bullets were about .446" and  395 grains. Powder charge about 75-80 grains. All this off the top of my head, but should be really close. L@J

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Re: Dutch Beaumont
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2016, 05:43:13 AM »
Now there is one that I have never read about. It is an interesting looking piece.

That is a potent black powder round that you shoot in it. I would enjoy loading and shooting such a combo.

I am going to look up some info on it this morning.