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Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Susquehanna Valley
First thing to check is that the frizzen is flush with the pan surface when closed. If You can see light through it, you can lose powder while walking in the woods. That powder inside the mortice is a bad thing!
It is a somewhat common issue with Kentucky pistol and rifle, Bounty Pistol and PA rifle locks.
"those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin