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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. BP lubricants; my recent saga; long

    Thanks Milsurps for giving us a Black Powder forum. Thought I'd tell this yarn to run up points on the Black Powder site. 40 years ago I bough...

    Started by 2571‎, 03-18-2009 04:49 PM
    long, lubricants, recent, saga
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  2. M L shotguns

    dumb queston, but i'll ask any. just bought a english fowler 12 ga from caywood, beautiful firearm. i know that the loads are by vol equal powder...

    Started by kurt varga‎, 03-18-2009 10:18 AM
    shotguns
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    03-19-2009, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  3. Missed a ML show here in WA state,..

    am looking for source of stock for T/C New Englander. Have the complete rifle and accessory 12ga barrel, thinking mow that I better get the 12ga...

    Started by jjroth‎, 03-19-2009 11:12 AM
    missed, show, state
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  4. BP forum WOW!

    Have'nt got a Q right now but I have read the first 2 posts. I'll be sure to visit here each day. This ought to be great? Thanks Milsurps!

    Started by 2571‎, 03-18-2009 01:39 PM
    forum, wow
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    03-20-2009, 01:33 AM Go to last post
  5. Adjusting a lock on a percussion musket

    Ok now that we have a BP forum, got a question thats been buggin me for a couple years.. I have a euro arms 1861 springfield, and is one of my fav...

    Started by Matt Wolff‎, 03-18-2009 11:00 AM
    adjusting, lock, musket, percussion
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    03-20-2009, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  6. Some photos from my collection.

    As the format of this forum has changed and adding photos seems more easy here goes my first attempt at joining. I collect "original" U.S. Civil...

    Started by drm2m‎, 03-23-2009 02:41 AM
    collection, photos
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    03-23-2009, 04:03 AM Go to last post
  7. Some more photos-for they that may be interested.

    David

    Started by drm2m‎, 03-23-2009 04:25 AM
    interested, photosfor
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    03-24-2009, 01:15 AM Go to last post
  8. Pic of my collection

    Digging through pics, is the only pic I could find of my BP toys. Will have to take a better one tomorrow. Just a side note, the 1859 berdan model...

    Started by Matt Wolff‎, 03-25-2009 10:50 PM
    collection, pic
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    03-26-2009, 02:25 AM Go to last post
  9. Who is casting zinc round ball for rifle?

    Wheel weights from the tire shop contain fewer and fewer lead weights. I've started casting the zinc into bp stuff for plinking and for sling shot...

    Started by 2571‎, 03-18-2009 05:02 PM
    ball, casting, rifle, round, zinc
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    03-29-2009, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  10. P 53 Snider Conversion Musket

    At an auction there was a .58 cal rifle that nobody would bid on. Also there was a reserve. I was going to test the water by bidding but I did...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 03-31-2009 10:38 PM
    conversion, musket, snider
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    04-02-2009, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  11. U.S. Model 1841 rifle-a.k.a. Mississippi rifle.

    I originally posted this in the knife and bayonet section of the forum....because it was about a bayonet for this rifle. But there is also a rifle...

    Started by drm2m‎, 03-29-2009 12:42 AM
    1841, mississippi, model, rifle, rifleaka
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    04-03-2009, 11:14 AM Go to last post
  12. Pics Of The New Flintlock Purchase

    I ordered a Traditions Pennsylvania Pellet Flintlock and it came in on Wednesday. She's a .50 cal and can use powder or pellets. I haven't decided on...

    Started by Cpl Kendall‎, 04-05-2009 08:33 AM
    flintlock, pics, purchase
    • Replies: 4
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    04-07-2009, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  13. W M. Muir and Co. Model 1861 Contract Rifle-Musket.

    William Muir and Company of Windsor Locks, Connecticut received a contract dated December 7, 1861 calling for 30,000 Model 1861 rifle-muskets to be...

    Started by drm2m‎, 04-07-2009 10:56 PM
    1861, contract, model, muir, riflemusket
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    04-08-2009, 11:58 PM Go to last post
  14. Flintlock With Round Ball And Sabot?

    I recently purchased a Traditions Pennsylvania Pellet Flintlock and I've been searching around for an answer to what I thought was a simple question;...

    Started by Cpl Kendall‎, 04-03-2009 05:27 PM
    ball, flintlock, round, sabot
    • Replies: 4
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    04-09-2009, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  15. James Eaton,percussion shotgun

    A freind of mine recently picked up a percussion dbl barreled shotgun made in Boston Ma.by a James Eaton. Its a old timer. Does anyone know the years...

    Started by doncb‎, 04-09-2009 09:02 AM
    eaton, james, percussion, shotgun
    • Replies: 0
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    04-09-2009, 09:02 AM Go to last post
  16. Missing Friendship friends.

    Does anyone know if Ray Norden is still building rifles? He built his first ever Hawken type for me back in the mid 60's. I heard from Bob Roller but...

    Started by Nate‎, 04-09-2009 06:31 PM
    friends, friendship, missing
    • Replies: 0
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    04-09-2009, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  17. M Loading firearms

    anyone looking for a beautifully built firearm should look at Caywood gunmakers, they build some great stuff. good people to work with, not cheap...

    Started by kurt varga‎, 04-21-2009 05:14 PM
    firearms, loading
    • Replies: 0
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    04-21-2009, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  18. 1854 Springfield Musket ?? is there any such thing?

    guys, a buddy of mine told me he picked up a Springfield 1854 Musket locally (an old attic find) and can't find any information about it. Is there...

    Started by davpet‎, 04-22-2009 12:15 AM
    1854, musket, springfield, thing
    • Replies: 6
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    04-23-2009, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  19. Traditions double rifle

    Hi, another member, RCS encouraged me to try to post some photos of a double .50 BP rifle that I recently got from Traditions. The wood is beautiful...

    Started by GBA‎, 03-20-2009 11:49 PM
    double, rifle, traditions
    • Replies: 4
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    04-29-2009, 04:44 PM Go to last post
  20. Smile Shockey's Gold powder

    Hi, Does any one here use/shoot the Shockey's Gold FFG powder in thier Muzzle loader rifle? I bought a pound of it today and wanted to get some...

    Started by FTIII‎, 03-23-2009 10:59 PM
    gold, powder, shockey
    • Replies: 5
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    05-01-2009, 01:42 PM Go to last post

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