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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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    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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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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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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  1. Unmarked M1867 Remington Rolling Block

    Attached are pictures of a black powder Remington rolling block I got recently with a yatghan bayonet made by Alex Coppel of Soligen that appears to...

    Started by iron sights‎, 11-04-2022 06:39 PM
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    11-05-2022, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  2. 1842 Augustin Musket

    Good Morning All, Just spotted a good 1842 Augustin Musket with a functioning Tubelock. Been looking for some time but have not been able to find...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 10-30-2022 10:03 AM
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  3. Need Help

    A friend found this percussion musket in his father's closet, wants to know what it is and if it's worth anything. It's way outside my expertise. Can...

    Started by Bob Seijas‎, 05-25-2022 05:48 PM
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    10-18-2022, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  4. Republic of Mexico (RM) marked Remington Rolling Block

    Just got this one in, a Republic of Mexico contract Rolling Block. 'RM' is stamped on both receiver and barrel. .43 Spanish. Hand made butt and...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 07-28-2022 04:02 AM
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  5. How Clean Does Brass Used with Blackpowder Need to Get?

    Hi, I fired my first blackpowder cartridge handloads yesterday and began cleaning immediately. I rinsed my cases, decapped them, then soaked them in...

    Started by RossMkIIEnjoyer‎, 07-20-2022 12:14 AM
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  6. 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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    07-01-2022, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  7. 11mm Gras and 10.75 Berdan reloading dies

    Im looking for the best place to find a die set for 11mm gras and 10.75mm Berdan? I've searched the internet and wanted to know if there are any...

    Started by LTPayton88‎, 02-14-2022 02:27 AM
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  8. EIC Pattern F Musket restoration query

    Hi, I’ve just purchased a pattern F which has a few bits missing. 1. Front nose cap 2. Trigger and front sling swivel 3. Two of the three...

    Started by DaveWales‎, 01-14-2022 02:24 PM
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    01-29-2022, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  9. 1823 Harper's Ferry musket (M1816?)

    Just picked this up today. It's an M1816(?) Harper's Ferry musket made in 1823. As you can see, the barrel and stock have been altered/shortened. I'm...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 12-31-2021 12:25 PM
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  10. 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, 11-28-2021 08:32 PM
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    12-22-2021, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  11. 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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    12-20-2021, 12:03 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Delete

    Delete

    Started by boltaction‎, 09-11-2021 07:42 PM
    canadian, delete, irish, pistol
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  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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