RAMROD


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RAMRODRide Around Mount Rainier in One Day (bike ride in Washington State)
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The steel ramrods clanked and clanged with incessant din as the men pounded them furiously into the hot rifle barrels.
The soldiers had almost finished reloading; the metal ramrods flashed all at once in the sunshine as they were drawn from the barrels, turned in the air, and thrust into their sockets.
The heavy ringing of the musket-stocks upon the ground, and the sharp and rapid rattling of the ramrods in their barrels, were a kind of relief to Batnahy, deadly though he knew the purport of such sounds to be.
The answer is the bullet or ball is revolving against the stationary ramrod tip at the rate of the twist of the barrel and may or may not be centered in the bore.
The collapsible ramrod carries an industry standard 10/32" fitting on the end so that you can use almost all of the loading, clearing and cleaning tips that are available.
Best tracks are Wipe Out by The Surfaris, Pipeline by The Chantays, Lullaby Of The Leaves from The Ventures, Duane Eddy's Ramrod, and Johnny & The Hurricanes' Crossfire.
We covered the Flex Priming Palm Saver in the September issue, but if you missed it, this small, red silicone unit slips over the ramrod for pain-free loading of tightly fitting saboted bullets.
"Ah remember gooin' ter a big match agen Arsenal at Leeds Rooad afooar t' war wen a funeral procession comes towards us an' this chap teks off 'is cap an' stands still, as straight as a ramrod, on th' edge o' t' pavement till it'd gooan past.
Key features include 209 ignition system, special primer carrier for easy maintenance and a telescoping brass ramrod. Other standard features are a 24-inch barrel with 1 in 28-inch twist.
The lasting sight of the tunnel fracas is the imposing figure of Collina, eyes bulging and bald head glistening with sweat, pointing with a ramrod straight arm towards the dressing-room and the Turkish players turning on their heels to obey.
Rossi's line of .50 caliber muzzleloaders come standard with breech plug wrench, sling swivels and frame-mounted telescoping ramrod. The new guns use a #209 primer and feature a fully adjustable TruGlo fiber optic sight system.