Quite a lot of first gen black powder cartridges, in particular rimfire ones, make use of heeled projectiles. This presents a bit of a challenge if you require a hard crimp using commonly available dies. As a public service the Chap presents a solution well known in France for the 11mm 1873 French revolver cartridge but essentially adaptable to any cartridge as long as a suitable collet crimp die can be found... Oh and a lathe!
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Firearms history, blokesplaining firearms mechanics, mythbusting, shooting sports and kitschy sketches all in one place. An often dry and sarcastic look at whatever takes the Bloke's and the Chap's fancy in the world of guns and shooting.