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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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  3. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 11:18 AM
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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 02:32 PM
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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 11:35 AM
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    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 06:25 AM
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 10:16 AM
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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 04:38 PM
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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

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  1. Grand Army of the Republic rifle

    I attended an auction and picked up some very nice and unusual pieces. I'm in the process of researching and gathering information, but I thought...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, Yesterday 11:25 AM
    army, grand, republic, rifle
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  2. British East India Company Model F Percussion Musket

    Took another chance on one of IMA's untouched Nepal rifles. They are on sale this weekend only for $395 which is approximately $150 off their...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-04-2017 07:24 PM
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    british, company, east, india, model, musket, percussion
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  3. Question 1885 springfield

    even worth keeping a1885 Springfield with stock for end cut down?

    Started by number1gunnie‎, 11-21-2017 01:25 PM
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    11-25-2017, 08:48 PM Go to last post
  4. 1865 springfield

    Just picked this up last week, musket no rifling. any info?

    Started by number1gunnie‎, 11-24-2017 09:00 PM
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    11-25-2017, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  5. Frederick Williams Double barrel Question

    Hi folks...I need some help on markings on this double barrel Frederick Williams Birmingham shotgun im purchasing next week. I know NOTHING about...

    Started by mac2017‎, 10-20-2017 12:05 AM
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    11-21-2017, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  6. Werder Carbine Accuracy

    I realise that there aren´t many Werders out there, so interest will not be excessive. But I´ve had the Werder for over a year now and it´s just...

    Started by villiers‎, 02-09-2013 02:34 PM
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    11-11-2017, 06:34 AM Go to last post
  7. 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 04:03 PM
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    09-22-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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 08:50 AM
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    08-25-2017, 01:45 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 09:49 PM
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    08-14-2017, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 05:08 PM
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    • Replies: 13
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    08-11-2017, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 06:59 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-27-2017, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 11:32 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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    07-20-2017, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 07:20 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    07-15-2017, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  15. 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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    • Replies: 23
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    07-08-2017, 03:40 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 05:59 PM
    1870, block, husqvarna, rolling, sling
    • Replies: 5
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    07-07-2017, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 05:50 PM
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    06-19-2017, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 11:51 AM
    revolutionary, rifle, war
    • Replies: 5
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    06-15-2017, 05:33 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 198
    06-13-2017, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 02:42 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 594
    06-01-2017, 06:10 AM Go to last post

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