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    That's a great way to work around a flint to...

    That's a great way to work around a flint to percussion. I'm fortunate when it comes to bp. My father and myself bought a case a peice years back. Still have a bunch of it left.
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    thanks, I'll look that issue up, may even have...

    thanks, I'll look that issue up, may even have it. Seems like I pick up a magazine and don't get around to reading it. Never thought I would spend that kind of money on a muzzleloader, what the heck...
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    sounds good, I'll get the bridled. One thing...

    sounds good, I'll get the bridled. One thing about the Caywood, theyre not low cost. This kit will set me back 1300 to 1500 dollars, I think it's worth it. The downside is it's going to take about 6...
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    because of this thread, I decided to pull the...

    because of this thread, I decided to pull the trigger on getting a Caywood north west musket kit. Flintlock, plain maple stock, 20 ga, big bow trigger guard, nailed on buttplate. Can't decide on the...
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    Been dealing with a tornado, power outage and wet...

    Been dealing with a tornado, power outage and wet basement. My popcorn sutton book, me and my likker and my wildcat cartridges combo edition got wet I think I can salvage them, damn.

    I remember...
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    you'll have to take it off. do you have a needle...

    you'll have to take it off. do you have a needle file set? The full cock notch possibly needs squared and deepened and the sear mated squarely to the full cock notch. I don't think a slip stone will...
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    coffee yum ...

    coffee yum

    https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/coffee-mill-sharps-carbine-the-original-guns-and-coffee/
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    I haven't mentioned hog rifle yet...

    I haven't mentioned hog rifle yet...
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    I got close with a snider enfield, some 24 gauge...

    I got close with a snider enfield, some 24 gauge all brass hull but then I found some headstamped 577 from track of the wolf. Not a rock lock and not a frontstuffer. But a blackpowder arm made by the...
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    I've been thinking about those as well. I red...

    I've been thinking about those as well. I red that Manuel Lisa carried a cut down brown bess but can't find any real info on that. Bottom line is I want a flintlock LOL.
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    I've been looking at a brown bess "kit" from IMA....

    I've been looking at a brown bess "kit" from IMA. Just don't know what to think about shooting a 200 year old gun.
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    I have wanted a rifle by Hacker Martin. I have...

    I have wanted a rifle by Hacker Martin. I have read that he wasn't a great craftsman. I think he built a rifle about as close as accurate as could be for the times. I loved reading his letters to...
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    I've been wanting to get a flintlock. Thinking...

    I've been wanting to get a flintlock. Thinking about a fusil de chasse or a northwest trade gun. Only tips I can give is go slow, keep your chisels sharp. For a spotting compound I have used prussian...
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