Whitworth Hexagonal Bullet. Cold harbor , va by the late gene cooley. Comes in a kit with the mould, excellent kal handles and a stainless steel paper patch template.
The cylindrical bullets had to be made out of soft pure lead, with a small hollow in the base. This original, english.45 caliber lead whitworth bullet is a rare artifact recovered from bannerman’s island in new york state. The cross section of the barrel is hexagonal instead of circular and the smallest diameter is 0.451 inches and the widest diameter is 0.490 inches.
Whitworth.451 Paper Patched Hexagonal Bullets.
Cold harbor , va by the late gene cooley. Because of the shape of the bullet it could require indexing to the. The cylindrical bullets had to be made out of soft pure lead, with a small hollow in the base.
The Tag Inside Said.451 Whitworth Hexagonal Bullets.
Please note that this bullet is to be paper patched, as per the original, please see dimensions below. Comes in a kit with the mould, excellent kal handles and a stainless steel paper patch template. Ca1211 whitworth hexagonal bullet mould.
There Is No Real Need For The Hexagonal Slugs.
Joined nov 3, 2009 messages 730 reaction score 837 location north eastern victoria australia media 45 articles 2 hunting reports australia/nz 2 hunted australia,ireland,new zealand,sweden The original bullet for a whitworth was indeed hexagonal with an inclined hexagonal form to fit the rifling twist, and reproduction bullet molds are still made today by peter dyson in england. I love the challenge of developing the optimal boolit/load combination, so this will be a great rifle to try to achieve that.
Two Types Of Bullets Were Used In The Whitworth Rifle:
It is poured from the base with the nose being formed by a removeable die. Whitworth.442 hexagonal paper patch bullet mold for the pedersoli whitworth. You can still buy a modern made replica of a whitworth muzzle loading target rifle, but the hexegonal bullet design for a breech loading cartridge rifle is impractical.
His Moulds Were Serially Numbered But These Numbers Are Not Related To The Rifle’s Serial Numbers.
Whitworth hexagonal felt wads (nlr) ref: These wads are not lubricated it is advisable to lubricate before use. I hope you will provide updates on your advancements in the whitworth boolit development!