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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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    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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    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. Dreyse Bullet Mold

    Good Evening, A few years ago, I received information on a Austrian mold make who offers a Dreyse bullet mold that had a traditional bullet with a...

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 11-15-2018 11:34 PM
    bullet, dreyse, mold
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  2. Very early London Colt Navy

    Evening all, off to look at ( with a view to buying) a new to the market very early build London .36 Colt Navy. It's an all matching 3 digit...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 11-05-2018 07:37 PM
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  3. Large Bore Rolling Block of Unknown Origin

    I picked up this Rolling Block en-route on a hunting trip over the previous weekend. It's not in the best condition, but I was intrigued as it has a...

    Started by Hcompton79‎, 10-22-2018 06:43 PM
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    10-29-2018, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  4. Tulle percussion musket..what model?

    Just walked out of an antique shop with this Tulle percussion musket. Wood has been shortened on it. Im wondering what model it is...an M1853? It...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 10-18-2018 12:58 PM
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    10-29-2018, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Question on Colt 1860 2nd Gen screw

    Folks, I'm trying to figure out the purpose of a through-screw on the lower rear portion of the frame in a 2nd Generation Colt 1860. Please see...

    Started by Ray P‎, 10-17-2018 04:10 PM
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    10-23-2018, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  6. Black powder cannon. .50 cal.

    I hope these images came through as I have been away from this fine web site for quite awhile. Heart surgery, PTSD, etc. Can anybody recognize...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 10-01-2018 03:52 PM
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    10-02-2018, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  7. Spanish replica Clay/Randolph dueling pistols

    Wasn't sure if I should have posted these here, but they were unique, thought I'd see if anyone had run across these anywhere. Just picked up this...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 09-15-2018 02:22 PM
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    09-20-2018, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  8. Pattern 1853 Enfield Musket - Tang Repair

    Hi All, I have taken in an old 1861 dated Pattern 1853 Enfield (Tower) Musket. Looks to be all original, and I have posed pictures of some markings...

    Started by M100C‎, 06-25-2018 08:27 PM
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    08-31-2018, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  9. Baker rifle chambered in .75 Rare or not?

    Afternoon all, I was wondering if anyone has an idea how many P1800 Baker rifles were chambered in .75 before the switch to the smaller calibre? ...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 07-20-2018 01:02 PM
    baker, chambered, rare, rifle
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    08-12-2018, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  10. Patented Breach/Chamber shapes and makers, What's Best

    Hi, Wondering if there's anyone who can help me out there, as I'm building my first Muzzleloader. I've been reading what I can find, about...

    Started by harlton‎, 07-10-2018 05:11 AM
    breach or chamber, makers, patented, shapes
    • Replies: 5
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    07-18-2018, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-25-2018, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 10:03 PM
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    06-08-2018, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 10:13 AM
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    05-29-2018, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  14. 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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    05-13-2018, 04:47 PM Go to last post
  15. 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, 04-05-2018 12:28 AM
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    • Replies: 11
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    04-06-2018, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-27-2018, 12:41 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 12:08 PM
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    ferguson, rifle
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    03-15-2018, 05:43 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 11:06 AM
    nepalese, percussion, sharps
    • Replies: 1
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    03-14-2018, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 06:51 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    02-04-2018, 11:01 AM Go to last post
  20. 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 07:49 AM
    enfield, restoration, snider
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    01-20-2018, 10:42 AM Go to last post

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