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Forum: Black Powder

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

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  1. 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 01:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  2. 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 11:24 AM
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    building, kit, rifle, totw, trade
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  1. Mystery percusson horse/cavalry pistol.

    This is a percussion pistol my father has had for many years. He told me it was sold to him a a 'Turkish duelling pistol'. Well, as Ive gotten older,...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 09-09-2012 11:11 PM
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    horse or cavalry, mystery, percusson, pistol
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  2. Swiss percussion stutzer?

    Picked this very interesting muzzle loader up last week..it appears to be a double set trigger Swiss stutzen. The seller claims it is a flint to...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 04-01-2013 02:24 PM
    percussion, stutzer, swiss
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  3. Mystery musket.

    Title says it all. Found this today for $100. I THINK it was originally a French musket of some sort. This is not my area of expertise, just found it...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 01-11-2014 07:08 PM
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  4. The creepy flintlock pistol arrived today.

    It has arrived. If this wasn't actually used by a buccaneer, it missed it's calling. Some more pics...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 08-28-2014 05:12 PM
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  5. I just bought the spookiest flintlock pistol on earth.

    Just won this. It may start making furniture move around and slamming doors in my house. The 'devil' face on the trigger guard is the kicker.

    Started by Anzac15‎, 08-10-2014 09:06 PM
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    08-16-2014, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  6. Potsdam musketoon/carbine?

    Just traded for this. As I understand it, it is a Potsdam musket converted to percussion. 1831 date on buttplate, along with regimental markings,...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 09-23-2015 02:26 PM
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  7. 'Khyber' EIC musket?

    Well, saw this one sitting all alone at the fun show, it was interesting and cheap, and is now mine. Seller did not know where it came from, but it...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-16-2017 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-18-2017, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  8. Snider Enfield from Afghanistan

    Picked this SE up today from the vet that brought it back. I believe it's a MkIII example. 1871 dated, it seems like a pretty legit Snider. I have...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 09-30-2016 07:03 PM
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  9. Manhattan Arms .36 cal(?) revolver

    I am picking up this Manhattan Arms revolver Friday..seller says it was made in 1864. Im getting it for $300. I know next to nothing about this...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 06-27-2017 08:47 PM
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    07-08-2017, 03:40 AM Go to last post
  10. Edward Middleton BP rifle

    Have the opportunity to pick up this Edward Middleton BP rifle for $100. Seller claims it is a .32 caliber. I tried to find some reference to...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 04-05-2018 12:28 AM
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  11. Spanish replica Clay/Randolph dueling pistols

    Wasn't sure if I should have posted these here, but they were unique, thought I'd see if anyone had run across these anywhere. Just picked up this...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 09-15-2018 02:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-20-2018, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  12. Tulle percussion musket..what model?

    Just walked out of an antique shop with this Tulle percussion musket. Wood has been shortened on it. Im wondering what model it is...an M1853? It...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 10-18-2018 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    10-29-2018, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  13. Blunderbuss!

    This had to come home with me. Yes, a blunderbuss! Now I certainly don't think this is an actual antique piece, but it looks to be a pretty old...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-04-2018 01:44 PM
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  14. French M1853 Minie rifle

    Think I found something pretty special today. Found it at an antique store near me..it is what appears to be a French M1853 Minie rifle made by...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-14-2018 03:32 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-18-2018, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  15. Colt 1860..finally got one.

    I have always loved the Colt 1860. To me it is the best looking American percussion revolver ever made, and I always said if I could find one that...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-23-2018 03:20 PM
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    01-13-2019, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  16. Need help IDing Austrian(?) musketoon(?)

    I've just come into a firearm that I definitely need help identifying..its Austrian I believe, with a Liege proofed barrel. Unit marked.Beyond that I...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 02-14-2019 03:41 PM
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    02-16-2019, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Interesting 1863 Springfield 'carbine'.

    I like my milsurps unaltered, un-Bubba'd, and unmessed with. That being said, occasionally you run into one that is just so gosh darned unique you...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 07-20-2019 11:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-22-2019, 03:14 AM Go to last post
  18. Rather interesting Nepalese(?) short percussion musket

    Saw this hanging on the wall at my local gun shop, decided I needed another odd one hanging in my room. It appears entirely handmade, however the...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-06-2019 11:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 244
    12-14-2019, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  19. Very interesting shotgun

    I have a SXS percussion muzzle loader shot gun. It belonged to my Wife's Grandfather. It is now mine. It is a silver fitted gun with hunting...

    Started by arado‎, 02-23-2010 07:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-24-2010, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  20. A rifle I forgot I had

    Dug this out.Took to range and shot it. I don't remember where or when I got it... It is an Austrian issue Kropatshek carbine. 8x60.:confused:

    Started by arado‎, 05-05-2012 08:06 PM
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