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dromia

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Enfield Pritchett bullets
« on: February 26, 2015, 09:47:24 AM »
OK seeing as how I'm on a muzzle loading roll along with the Gardener bullet I also like a good mould of the original Enfield Pritchett bullet.

This drawing was done for/by Oyvind Flatnes when he had a Lee special order mould cut for the Modern Pritchett he designed, I have one of these no longer available moulds and the short bullet works well in the slow twist P53s especially at the shorter ranges.

I would like to see a mould of each the long original and the newer modern Pritchett.

Any one else shoot 577 rifled musket, Britain supplied a substantial amount of these rifle to the North and the South during the American Civil War so surely there has to be some of you shooting these fine firearms.


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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2015, 01:55:33 PM »
This is an interesting one to follow. I have been wanting to be able to make the proper ammunition for my P63, this should do it.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2015, 02:11:15 PM »
I was also wondering if Al could apply the same adjustable depthebase plug that he did on the recent 45 paper patch bullet to this mould so that we could adjust the length and weight.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #3 on: March 03, 2015, 01:21:40 AM »
Just to add I'd be looking for the latter 0.550" diameter bullet not the earlier 0.568"

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2015, 06:00:20 AM »
I gave a shout out over on the N-SSA board about this, but it doesn't look like anybody from there joined in. I kind of figured they'd be all over it.


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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #5 on: March 03, 2015, 06:36:53 AM »
I've also posted on the British Miltaria forum, The Muzzleloading forum as well as Cast Boolits.

I'm puzzled at the lack of interest myself, thought there might have been some bites for the Gardener bullet too.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2015, 07:02:51 AM »
Looks like my post on the Muzzle Loading forum has been pulled.  :'(


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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2015, 09:53:03 AM »
I would also be interested in a Pritchett bullet mould, please put me on the list if one is made up.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2015, 10:04:58 AM »
Thank you, that is three.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2015, 02:17:05 PM »
I'm in!  Let's make this happen!

dromia

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2015, 02:38:46 PM »
Thank you, that is four of us now.

Keep up the proselytising and we will get there soon enough.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2015, 03:29:11 AM »
Taking Dromia's advice... can you add me to the list please!

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2015, 03:36:18 AM »
Thank you.

Half way there now, keep the faith and spread the word.

To add to the discussion I'd also like to see a 0.564" version of this mould.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2015, 11:37:56 AM »
Add me to the list too.

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Re: Enfield Pritchett bullets
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2015, 11:25:47 AM »
Thank you.

That is six of us now, I know of one other who would be interested in this bullet so that is seven.

If it was run in two sizes then I'd have one of each so that would be eight moulds.

Just two more and we will have the magic ten, bugger the general election canvass for Prittchet I say!

 



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