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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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    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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  1. 1795 Barrel Markings

    Trying to identify the makings set on the underside of this 1795 Springfield barrel. They are located 1-1/8" from the breech at the 7 o'clock...

    Started by Comanche95P‎, Yesterday 08:32 PM
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  2. 1795 Miles CP Flintlock?

    I believe I have a Miles 1795 Contract Flintlock Rifle. I know nothing about this flintlock. I would like to know more. I have looked at the lock...

    Started by md66948‎, 11-01-2021 12:41 PM
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    11-14-2021, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  3. French Modèle 1777 corrigé en l'an IX Question

    Good Morning, Looking to purchase a Model '77. The seller has sent some photos and the musket appears to have a rifled barrel. This surprised me...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 09-26-2021 08:39 AM
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    11-07-2021, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  4. No more GOEX

    I'm sure you've all heard about the recent closure of GOEX by Hodgdon Powder. This coupled with the fact that 2Fg of any kind has always been hard...

    Started by Torpedo‎, 10-01-2021 05:23 PM
    goex
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    10-31-2021, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  5. I just took possession of a .43 berdan cartridge. How to I date it?

    It is stamped 5 1 8 p (n in cyrillic) Any info would be great!

    Started by MilsurpLovr‎, 10-04-2021 12:17 PM
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    10-24-2021, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  6. Baker rifle converted to percussion

    Does anyone know if there are any Baker rifle forums or sources of good information? There are some good articles on the net and I have most of the...

    Started by boltaction‎, 09-25-2021 11:27 PM
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    10-04-2021, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  7. Delete

    Delete

    Started by boltaction‎, 09-11-2021 07:42 PM
    canadian, delete, irish, pistol
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  8. 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 08:55 PM
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    08-14-2021, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  9. Spanish (?) Rolling Block

    I got this Remington made rolling block rifle yesterday, it has 1864 and 1866 patent dates on the tang but no other marking aside from what appears...

    Started by iron sights‎, 07-20-2021 01:46 PM
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    07-23-2021, 10:46 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 06:26 AM
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    black, powder, revolver
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    06-16-2021, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  11. Looking for a Lyman 50 cal. "maxi ball" mould

    We are shooting those balls in our muzzle-loading hunting rifles but are unsatisfied with the quality of the commercial bullets. The mold number from...

    Started by jon_norstog‎, 06-13-2021 09:01 PM
    cal, lyman, maxi ball, mould
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    06-14-2021, 12:06 AM Go to last post
  12. 1867 Carcano Needle Gun

    Good Evening All. Anxiously awaiting the arrival of an 1867 Carcano Long Rifle. First, thanks to the bothers West for cartridge specifications....

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 03-05-2021 08:35 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-05-2021, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Austrian Model 1850 carbines

    Can someone identify this converted percussion carbine with two stock bands as to which country used it? I know the US bought carbines converted to...

    Started by breakeyp‎, 10-20-2020 03:24 PM
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    02-22-2021, 10:13 AM Go to last post
  14. Mass Arms Maynard revolver

    I have a pocket model. Early one that you manually rotate. Missing trigger guard and button. Also something at the tip of the cylinder pin. Any...

    Started by eliwhitley‎, 01-28-2021 12:45 PM
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    02-05-2021, 10:50 PM Go to last post
  15. Beligan Raick Freres BP Muzzleloader Percussion Cap Shotgun- Can You Tell Me How Old?

    Hi all, Not exactly sure if this is the right place to ask- I'm normally in the Martini pages, but I had the opportunity to acquire this shotgun-...

    Started by johnny.50‎, 01-01-2012 11:44 AM
    beligan, cap, freres, muzzleloader, percussion, raick, shotgun
    • Replies: 5
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    09-17-2020, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  16. Bjørneskytter's rifle? Coulod easily be

    Our family came from the high country of Telemark between Oslo and Bergen and for a while in the last half of the 19th century had a concession to...

    Started by jon_norstog‎, 09-06-2020 02:42 PM
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    09-12-2020, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  17. filler in black powder revolvers

    Do you use filler in your cap and ball revolvers ? I don't with my Navy and Army but sometimes do with my Dragoon and Walker . I don't see much...

    Started by soonerfan66‎, 08-08-2020 01:03 PM
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    black, filler, powder, revolvers
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    08-26-2020, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  18. Modern muzzle-loader

    My brother has been urging me to get a muzzle-loading rifle and buy a tag for the family's winter hunt in the country above the North Fork of the...

    Started by jon_norstog‎, 08-17-2020 04:29 PM
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    08-21-2020, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  19. eBay Does Work......................Eventually

    It's been six years but I finally found an extractor for my Gras rifle on eBay. Don't have it in hand yet but it's coming. Expensive as heck but it...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-26-2020 12:10 AM
    ebay, workeventually
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    08-07-2020, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  20. Unknown maker 1853 Enfield repro

    Picked up this seemingly high quality 1853 Enfield repro today. Apart from the crown and '1853 ENFIELD' on the plate, there are no markings....

    Started by Anzac15‎, 06-16-2020 01:55 PM
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    07-31-2020, 08:19 PM Go to last post

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