Fill your cartridge box with period-correct, fully functional paper cartridges for your .69cal musket or rifle musket!
These kits are designed to provide you with the necessary instruction and materials to produce 40 of your own authentic paper cartridges. All materials are included except for black powder due to shipping concerns. The stamped arsenal wrappers provided are copied from surviving originals, and allow you to bundle your completed cartridges into ten-round packs identical to those issued to troops before a campaign. Detailed, illustrated instructions will guide you through the historical process of constructing your own cartridges.
The kits feature:
- 20 cal.66 pure lead musket balls.
- 60 trapezoidal cartridge papers of sturdy brown newsprint.
- Flax cordage for fixing cartridges and ammunition bundles.
- A .69cal. forming dowel.
- A choking cord assembly and stand.
- 2 stamped Arsenal wrappers to bundle your cartridges into 10-round packs.
- A detailed set of instructions, including photographs and historical data to guide you through the process.
The completed cartridges are correct for American impressions from 1800 through 1865.
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