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Forum: Black Powder

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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  1. 18 bore Scott Travelling Pistol

    I recently purchased this nice old pistol from a family that dates back to the local gold rush of the 1860's. It is a good quality travelling pistol...

    Started by Woodsy‎, 09-14-2017 07:53 PM
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    09-14-2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  2. Need help identifying a musket here...

    Pictured is a musket in question, touted as an "1816 Betsy Brown Musket" by an acquaintance that has it for sale. He also asks $1800 CDN for it. I...

    Started by browningautorifle‎, 08-25-2017 07:50 AM
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  3. A few of my favorite black powder revolvers

    Photo show three of my favorite revolvers, top is Uberti Colt 1851 that I converted to fire 38 S&W, middle is the Uberti S&W Russian in 44 cal...

    Started by RCS‎, 08-13-2017 08:49 PM
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  4. Rolling Block ID

    I inherited a Rolling Block from my grandfather. The thing is completely devoid of details. It has a bayonet lug on the right side of the barrel at...

    Started by mr.tickle‎, 03-03-2017 04:08 PM
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  5. Gehendra Untouched Restoration With Photos

    Figured since the original one was getting large with no photos, I'll start off a new one. Got this I think Monday two weeks ago. On sale for...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-21-2017 03:03 PM
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    gehendra, photos, restoration, untouched
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    08-10-2017, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  6. George Gibbs .577 P56?

    I have just obtained a very tidy .577 rifle by George Gibbs, 29 Corn Street, Bristol. It is essentially a P56 but has a wedge fastened fore-end...

    Started by Woodsy‎, 07-27-2017 05:59 AM
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  7. IMA Gahendra untouched rifle

    They put these on sale for $100 off and free shipping for the 4th of July and I took the bait and ordered one. I don't normally do this sort of...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-10-2017 10:32 PM
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    07-20-2017, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  8. Portuguese Kropatschek Rifle

    Picked this up at a nearby gun show on Saturday. Pretty decent condition but missing it's hand guard. It may have been removed in service because...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-19-2017 06:20 PM
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    07-14-2017, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  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 07:47 PM
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    07-08-2017, 02:40 AM Go to last post
  10. 1870 Husqvarna Rolling Block sling

    Good day! I recently came into possession of an 1870 Husqvarna Rolling Block -- not a milsurp, I know, but will have to do for now -- and the sling...

    Started by GunsNotPuns‎, 04-15-2017 04:59 PM
    1870, block, husqvarna, rolling, sling
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    07-07-2017, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  11. 1854 Lorenz question / ID problem

    Hi all, I've got what I think is a model 1854 type 1 Lorenz....needing a couple pieces -- a front band/nosecap and the middle band. While searching...

    Started by kotkinjs1‎, 06-19-2017 04:50 PM
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  12. Revolutionary War rifle ?

    First time post. I have been working on a U.S. Military rifle collection and have worked my way back from an early M-16 slick-side to the civil war...

    Started by dang‎, 06-03-2017 10:51 AM
    revolutionary, rifle, war
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    06-15-2017, 04:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Normal m1850 Prussian? Pic heavy

    Hi all, I just picked up what seems to be a model 1850 Prussian cavalry pistol....except a couple modifications? I can't tell if they're original,...

    Started by kotkinjs1‎, 06-12-2017 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-13-2017, 03:12 PM Go to last post
  14. Should I buy this "Brown Bess"?

    Greetings, Sebastian from Germany here. I convinced my family to buy our father an original Brown Bess for his 60th birthday. Problem is, no one...

    Started by Gabbo‎, 05-29-2017 01:42 PM
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    06-01-2017, 05:10 AM Go to last post
  15. Snider Carbine Thread

    Please feel free to post your Snider carbine in this thread. There's a fair variety of types- some pretty common and some pretty rare. I'll lead off...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 05-24-2017 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-25-2017, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  16. Two band Volunteer issue P1861

    Morning all, I restored a P1861 two bander a little while back, mainly just for the reference collection, but she appears to be a good candidate...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 05-24-2017 03:25 AM
    band, issue, p1861, volunteer
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    05-24-2017, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  17. 1809 Prussian/German Musket

    Hi there, Hello looking for some help again, I purchased this 1815 Potsdam Musket, about 20 odd years ago, fairly cheaply in a...

    Started by harlton‎, 05-21-2017 09:33 PM
    1809, black powder, civil war, confederate musket, musket, percussion, prussian or german, waterloo
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    05-22-2017, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Snider aficionados among membership?

    Thought I'd throw out the question of who amongst Milsurps members is a reasonably serious Snider collector. I think it would be nice to see more...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 04-13-2017 01:10 PM
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    aficionados, membership, snider
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    04-22-2017, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  19. Snider sling?

    I finally got a Snider, cleaned it up and sorted it out. The reproduction sling that I bought has me baffled. Is this the way the front end should be...

    Started by Steve H. in N.Y.‎, 03-01-2017 12:08 PM
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    03-17-2017, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  20. Looking to buy a Danish 1867/96 Rolling Block

    I have a rifle being shipped in from Utah. At this stage I'm not obligated to buy it, just have to pay for the shipping. From what I can see in the...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 01-16-2017 12:49 PM
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    • Replies: 38
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    02-25-2017, 07:03 PM Go to last post

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