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Forum for discussion about black powder muskets, rifles and shotguns.

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  1. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Building the BP trade rifle from a TOTW kit

    Well, I'm going to build a TOTW Lehman Trade rifle in left handed flint and figure it will be fun to document the build. For those looking to try...

    Started by Claven2‎, 09-05-2010 10:24 AM
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    building, kit, rifle, totw, trade
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  2. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873)

    U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873) Author: Major T.J. Treadwell (Commanding Frankford Aresenal) Government...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-13-2010 12:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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  1. 1886 Mannlicher Bolt Extraction Issue

    Good Morning, Mixed day at the range yesterday. Following two outings with my '86 that saw me breaking two bolt handles (pinned/brazed) on my...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 02-18-2024 07:53 AM
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  2. 1886 Mannlicher Buttlplate Screws

    Good Evening, Working on an '86 Mannlicher and both buttplate screws are going to have to be extracted rather violently. Question is on the...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 01-23-2024 06:14 PM
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  3. What kind of Snider is this?

    Hi there, I have the opportunity to purchase a Snider-Enfield rifle. I is of the 3 barrel band type, the top of the -well:- action is marked "II...

    Started by telperion‎, 11-14-2023 04:34 AM
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  4. 1863 US Springfield rifle

    Just acquired my first muzzleloader, but it was a moral imperative, as I had every US cartridge service rifle example back through the Trapdoor. ...

    Started by MAC702‎, 05-19-2023 11:27 PM
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  5. Dutch Beaumont Pupil Rifle. What is it?

    I’ve been wanting a Dutch Beaumont Carbine for a while for going on woods walks. Then I saw this on auction. A Beaumont Pupil Length single shot...

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 07-31-2023 09:01 AM
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  6. Mystery musket

    Picked this up Friday at a local antique arms show. Normally I'd walk right by something like this (cut down/altered muskets are everywhere here) but...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 04-30-2023 11:10 AM
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    06-01-2023, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  7. Which black powder revolver to get?

    After getting a decent WWII firearm collection, I was thinking of getting into black powder firearms as my next collection to build. I was...

    Started by I.H.1989‎, 06-06-2020 05:26 AM
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  8. Percussion caps?

    Recently purchased a few Uberti BP Revolvers. I know a little late to the party. I have everything to go bang except for the #10 caps?

    Started by DaveN‎, 05-11-2023 02:26 PM
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    05-13-2023, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  9. Austrian 1867/77 Werndle

    Found this at a local gun show I'd never gone to before. I spotted it pretty early but it was a bit more than I wanted to spend so I went through...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-11-2023 07:13 PM
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  10. What Beaumont Rifle Do I Have?

    Good Morning, Just received my RTI gamble and I am very pleased with the role of the dice. However, I am not sure what I have sitting on the...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 03-19-2023 08:08 AM
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  11. 1842 Augustin Musket

    Good Morning All, Just spotted a good 1842 Augustin Musket with a functioning Tubelock. Been looking for some time but have not been able to find...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 10-30-2022 09:03 AM
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    02-27-2023, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  12. a pipe dream

    I'm just spitballing here, bear with me. I've had it on my wish list for a long time now to build a flintlock from scratch. Been doing homework for...

    Started by ssgross‎, 02-18-2023 04:58 PM
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  13. Unmarked M1867 Remington Rolling Block

    Attached are pictures of a black powder Remington rolling block I got recently with a yatghan bayonet made by Alex Coppel of Soligen that appears to...

    Started by iron sights‎, 11-04-2022 05:39 PM
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    11-05-2022, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  14. Need Help

    A friend found this percussion musket in his father's closet, wants to know what it is and if it's worth anything. It's way outside my expertise. Can...

    Started by Bob Seijas‎, 05-25-2022 04:48 PM
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    10-18-2022, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Republic of Mexico (RM) marked Remington Rolling Block

    Just got this one in, a Republic of Mexico contract Rolling Block. 'RM' is stamped on both receiver and barrel. .43 Spanish. Hand made butt and...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 07-28-2022 03:02 AM
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    08-25-2022, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  16. How Clean Does Brass Used with Blackpowder Need to Get?

    Hi, I fired my first blackpowder cartridge handloads yesterday and began cleaning immediately. I rinsed my cases, decapped them, then soaked them in...

    Started by RossMkIIEnjoyer‎, 07-19-2022 11:14 PM
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    07-21-2022, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Jenks Rifle Barrel Band

    Good Evening, Just purchased a beautiful Jenks Rifle that is missing its front, brass, barrel band/w sight blade. Looking for a...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 07-29-2021 07:55 PM
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    07-01-2022, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  18. 11mm Gras and 10.75 Berdan reloading dies

    Im looking for the best place to find a die set for 11mm gras and 10.75mm Berdan? I've searched the internet and wanted to know if there are any...

    Started by LTPayton88‎, 02-14-2022 01:27 AM
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  19. EIC Pattern F Musket restoration query

    Hi, I’ve just purchased a pattern F which has a few bits missing. 1. Front nose cap 2. Trigger and front sling swivel 3. Two of the three...

    Started by DaveWales‎, 01-14-2022 01:24 PM
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    01-29-2022, 04:25 AM Go to last post
  20. 1823 Harper's Ferry musket (M1816?)

    Just picked this up today. It's an M1816(?) Harper's Ferry musket made in 1823. As you can see, the barrel and stock have been altered/shortened. I'm...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-31-2021 11:25 AM
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