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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 10:24 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 12:53 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  1. Dutch EIC musket?

    Found this old gal in an antique store today..it was among a pile of other old BP guns in various states of disrepair. I'd been to this shop before,...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 06-15-2018 07:07 PM
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    06-16-2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Rolling Block Cheek Pad

    I recently bought a very nice military Danish RB in 11.7 and after one range session, I determined it (me) needs a cheek pad. Any ideas of where to...

    Started by Former 173rd Abn‎, 06-07-2018 09:03 PM
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    06-08-2018, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  3. early small bore black powder cartridges

    I have a small collection of early small bore black powder cartridges for short range target and some small game. Once smokeless powder took over...

    Started by RCS‎, 05-28-2018 09:13 AM
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    05-29-2018, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 06:24 PM
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    british, company, east, india, model, musket, percussion
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  5. Edward Middleton BP rifle

    Have the opportunity to pick up this Edward Middleton BP rifle for $100. Seller claims it is a .32 caliber. I tried to find some reference to...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 04-04-2018 11:28 PM
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    04-06-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  6. Springfield Musket ... Is It Original???

    Hey All, I do not know all the differences between the Springfield muskets (1861, 1863 and 1864 guns). This gun is dated 1864, and has the features...

    Started by M100C‎, 03-15-2018 10:19 PM
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    03-26-2018, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Ferguson rifle

    Having just acquired a like-new Narragansett Arms reproduction of the Ferguson rifle, I'm preparing to shoot it - but some significant information...

    Started by mhb‎, 02-20-2018 11:08 AM
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    ferguson, rifle
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  8. New to me Nepalese Sharps percussion

    I picked up a Sharps 1853 percussion copy by the Nepalese last weekend. I have been doing my research from the little bit available, and think this...

    Started by Lance White‎, 03-10-2018 10:06 AM
    nepalese, percussion, sharps
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    03-14-2018, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  9. Testing a barrel to see if it's safe to shoot?

    Hello! Like a lot of folks on here, I'm looking into doing a restoration on an IMA Nepal Cache weapon. I'm currently looking at an 1853 Enfield....

    Started by Wagnam‎, 12-29-2017 05:51 AM
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    02-04-2018, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  10. Snider Enfield Restoration

    I have a nice 3 band Snider Enfield Mk.II* that I'd love to put back to rights. I've done some Lee Enfields over the years, but this one is proving...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 01-18-2018 06:49 AM
    enfield, restoration, snider
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    01-20-2018, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  11. '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 07:07 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-18-2017, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  12. 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, 12-15-2017 10:25 AM
    army, grand, republic, rifle
    • Replies: 5
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    12-18-2017, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  13. Question 1885 springfield

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

    Started by number1gunnie‎, 11-21-2017 12:25 PM
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    11-25-2017, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  14. 1865 springfield

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

    Started by number1gunnie‎, 11-24-2017 08:00 PM
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    11-25-2017, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  15. 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, 10-19-2017 11:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-21-2017, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 01:34 PM
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    11-11-2017, 05:34 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 03:03 PM
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    • Replies: 14
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    09-22-2017, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-14-2017, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 07:50 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-25-2017, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 389
    08-14-2017, 06:38 AM Go to last post

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