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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 11:24 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 01:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  1. "Bedford County (PA.) Rifle ?'ss

    Hi Guys Several months ago I inquired about this Rifle seeking info for some minor repairs and possible ID of area/manufactuer. I took it to...

    Started by Mike Haas‎, 08-12-2009 07:41 PM
    bedford, county, rifle
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  2. "The Widow Blakely" at Vicksburg

    A few shots of a rifled cannon used to block Union traffic from using the Mississippi river:

    Started by jmoore‎, 08-17-2015 04:06 AM
    the widow blakely, vicksburg
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    08-18-2015, 02:01 AM Go to last post
  3. '69 Vetterli Feed Issue

    Good Evening. Greatly enjoyed the a recently purchased '69 Vetterli in single-shot mode. Recoil was minimal and accuracy amazing. However, when I...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 08-04-2014 09:43 PM
    feed, issue, vetterli
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  4. '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
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    12-18-2017, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  5. .577 minie balls?

    Anyone out there know of a source in Canada (or that will ship to Canada) of .577 bullets suitable for use in a Snider? I have rifle, brass, dies,...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 09-24-2012 03:51 PM
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    577, balls, minie
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  6. .58 caliber

    I was in a gun shop today and I saw an advertisment for Reminton Red tipped deer rifle slugs. What caught my eye was that they said they are .58...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 10-07-2013 10:29 PM
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  7. 10.15 Jarmann Bullets

    Good Evening. What bullet diameter/molds do you use for the Jarmann? Thanks, Randy.

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 04-09-2015 11:54 PM
    1015, bullets, jarmann
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    04-11-2015, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  8. 1768 Charleville

    Good Evening All. From my previous posts you can see I was in the hunt for a Charleville. Yesterday, I got my new, antique "68 Charleville to the...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 05-02-2016 08:34 PM
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  9. 1777 Charleville Markings

    Good Morning Folks. Looking at a 1777 model and would like to decipher these barrel markings: Thanks, Randy

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 03-23-2016 07:49 AM
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  10. 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 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-14-2017, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 10:33 PM
    1809, black powder, civil war, confederate musket, musket, percussion, prussian or german, waterloo
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    05-22-2017, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  12. 1812 M95 Springfield Rocks Again

    I finally got to shoot my M95 Springfield. I had the main spring reforged, and the cracked cockspur laser welded. 75 degrees, mostly sunny, light...

    Started by majspud‎, 08-10-2015 01:03 PM
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    08-28-2015, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  13. 1816 musket archeology and cleaning

    I bought a formerly Belgian conversioned and then shotguned P&EW Blake 1829 musket from a friend who has too many fix it projects to finish up myself...

    Started by KentG‎, 05-09-2009 11:50 AM
    1816, archeology, cleaning, musket
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    12-13-2012, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  14. 1819 Hall Rifle Molds

    Good Afternoon, Just purchased an 1819 long rifle and "it" wants to go to the range. Looking for recommendations on bullet size and molds. ...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 10-13-2019 12:55 PM
    1819, hall, molds, rifle
    • Replies: 1
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    10-16-2019, 12:30 AM Go to last post
  15. 1841 mississippi rifle

    I just picked up an 1841 and I was wondering what the patch box was used for?

    Started by rice 123‎, 12-03-2014 06:48 PM
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    12-03-2014, 10:26 PM Go to last post
  16. 1842 58 caliber percussion pistol

    a friend is trying to sell a 1842 58 caliber percussion pistol . I have no idea what a fair price is: . he has cancer and needs the money . it was...

    Started by the old gringo‎, 06-19-2013 11:56 PM
    1842, caliber, percussion, pistol
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    06-24-2013, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  17. 1844 Model 1841 Whitney Mississippi Rifle - Help

    Hi all, I am helping a very nice lady with the sale of this great Whitney rifle. I need so help on identifying it and ensuring that I help her get...

    Started by MisterGreen‎, 09-05-2015 11:40 AM
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    09-10-2015, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  18. 1853 1862 Enfield

    Hello, I just purchased this rifle. I know little about 1853 Enfields except that it was the second most common firearm in the US Civil War. I...

    Started by therifleman‎, 06-28-2010 11:48 PM
    1853, 1862, enfield
    • Replies: 2
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    06-29-2010, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  19. 1853 enfield curiousity....

    Anyone else fire a 53 enfield live?? I fire my 61, 63 springfield alot, as well as my 1859 sharps (all repros) and when firing they all seem to fire...

    Started by Matt Wolff‎, 07-11-2009 10:34 PM
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    1 2
    1853, curiousity, enfield
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    07-20-2010, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  20. 1853 Enfield Rifle spares

    Hello, I have a Parker Hale 3 band Enfield and I'm trying to obtain a tiny screw which fixes the rear sight sliding blade to the sight ladder. Tried...

    Started by jr57‎, 05-18-2014 07:40 AM
    1853, enfield, rifle, spares
    • Replies: 2
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    05-20-2014, 03:25 PM Go to last post

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