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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. 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, Today 03:10 PM
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  2. 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 02:52 PM
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  3. 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 01:22 PM
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    09-20-2018, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  4. 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 07:27 PM
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    08-31-2018, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 12:02 PM
    baker, chambered, rare, rifle
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    08-12-2018, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 04:11 AM
    breach or chamber, makers, patented, shapes
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    07-18-2018, 03:01 AM Go to last post
  7. 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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    06-25-2018, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    05-29-2018, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  10. 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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    05-13-2018, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    04-06-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    03-26-2018, 11:41 PM Go to last post
  13. 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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    03-15-2018, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    03-14-2018, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  15. 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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    • Replies: 10
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    02-04-2018, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  16. 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
    • Replies: 5
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    01-20-2018, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  17. '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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 1865 springfield

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

    Started by number1gunnie‎, 11-24-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 484
    11-25-2017, 10:08 AM Go to last post

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