J Miller said:Oh, and the only reason Keith blew off a chunk of his thumb is a bad balloon head case failed and blew off the loading gate.
With modern cases that wouldn't be a problem.
Yeah, I may have forgot, but seems to me they were 457191's for a .45/90? (300 gr w/lube) ahead of 35 grs of BP....(All he could get in the case)M'BOGO said:And if I recall, had ground his black as fine as flour, and was using some heavy .45 rifle slugs. It has also been suggested that they were oversize slugs.
Dale53 said:Not to beat this subject to death, but I also believe that the Keith revolver was a First Generation Colt. I think that they were pretty tender in general. I suspect he learned something from that, too.
That was pretty early in Keith's career, too.