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patched ball

  1. Keith

    All About Flintlocks. Part Twelve.winter Hunting.

    If you are using a patched ball in rifle or smoothbore, the usual method is to grease the patch or use a spit patch. The spit patch is a cloth patch that you place in your mouth to wet it before placing it over the muzzle & placing a round ball on top & then ramming the ball & patch down on the...
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