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    1. Welcome to the Camp

      New members may introduce themselves here.
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      Latest: Intro from Wisconsin howard stender, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:19 PM
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    2. Forum Announcements & Support

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    1. Premium Member Support & Announcements

      Issues involving Premium Member features. This forum is only for Supporting Members.
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    2. Non-Muzzleloading Discussions

      We do not discuss God or Religion This forum is only for Supporting Members.
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      Latest: A black powder cartridge forum? satx78247, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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    4. American Politics

      Enter at your own risk and don't complain if you read something you don't like. This forum is only for Supporting Members.
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    1. Latest: Sponsorship Rules - Becoming a Sponsor Angie, Dec 11, 2018 at 8:18 PM
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    1. Firearms For Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Traditional Muzzleloading Only
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      Latest: Traditions 50 Penn. sb 54 cal., Dec 16, 2018 at 3:01 PM
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    2. Edged Weapons Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hawks, Knives, Etc.
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      Latest: Legitimus collins Sinner, Dec 6, 2018
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    3. Shooting Accessories Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hunting Bags, Flints, Powder, Etc.
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      Latest: Rapine.530 bag mold ADK Bigfoot, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:11 PM
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    4. Clothing, Cookware, Crafts For Sale/Wanted/Trade

      Reenactment clothing, fabric, patterns, cookware and craft finished products and supplies
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      Latest: Elk Hide Drop Front Pants Mad Irish Jack, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:05 AM
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    5. General Merchandise Sale/Wanted/Trade

      If it doesn't fit the other categories, put it here.
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      Latest: Rammer for tower pistol spudnut, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:27 AM
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    1. How-To Articles, Charts & Technical References

      This forum contains in-depth how-to articles, charts and technical references that are hard to find. Must be logged in to read.
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  3. Firearms

    Weapons
    1. Pre-Flintlock

      Matchlock, Wheellock, Arquebuse, Snaphaunce, Caliver, Handgonne, Hand Cannon, etc.
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      Latest: Handgonne Arrows jaxenro, Dec 15, 2018 at 4:50 PM
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    2. Cannon

      Discussions about Traditional muzzleloading cannons. No breech-loaders, pipes with end caps, PVC, or "potato guns". Historic cannon design only.
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      Latest: A little different trent/OH, Dec 15, 2018 at 3:33 PM
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    3. Smoothbore

      The discussion of Smoothbore long arms.
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      Latest: Custom heavy smoothbore "rifle" Pukka Bundook, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:13 PM
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    4. Flintlock Rifles

      The discussion of Flintlock Rifles.
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      Latest: Best vent/touch hole liner? 8 BORE, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:06 PM
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    5. Percussion Rifles

      The discussion of Traditional Percussion Rifles.
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      Latest: Peep sight Dixieshedhunter, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:08 PM
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    6. Handguns

      Discuss Flintlock and Traditional Percussion handguns.
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      Latest: Any Lyman Plains Pistol fans here? ARFLY, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:07 PM
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    7. Shooting Accessories

      Powder, Flint, Caps, Balls, Casting Lead, Patches, Lube, Shooting Bags, Powder Horns, Cleaning, etc.
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      Latest: molds reddog, Dec 16, 2018 at 1:27 AM
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    8. General Muzzleloading

      If it's not specific to the other Firearm categories, post it here.
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      Latest: Tools for shaping the stock Eric Krewson, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:15 PM
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    9. Firearm Identification

      Need help identifying an original, pre-1865 muzzleloading firearm? If you already know what it is, post in the appropriate forums.
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      Latest: Possible French 1777 ID Help 03spfld, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:37 AM
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  4. General Muzzleloading

    General Muzzleloading
    1. Vendors and Manufacturers

      Do you have praise, complaints or questions about a specific vendor or manufacturer? Post your comments or questions here.
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      Latest: Middlesex Village Trading Co AZbpBurner, Dec 11, 2018 at 6:14 PM
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    2. Accoutrements

      Knives, Tomahawks, Canteens, Flint and Steel; All the stuff in your Possibles Bag. (not your shooting bag)
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      Latest: The Gunpowder Bag or Wallet. Smokey Plainsman, Dec 16, 2018 at 1:55 PM
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    3. Member's Only Online Shooting Contests

      Online (postal) Shooting events among our Members.
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      Latest: December shoot RhinoDave, Dec 12, 2018 at 3:32 PM
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    4. Public Events - Clubs - Ranges - Historic Location

      Rendezvous, clubs, shooting ranges, shooting events, Members in my area...
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      Latest: Seeking Rendezvous Insurance nit wit, Dec 16, 2018 at 12:58 PM
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    5. Muzzleloading and History in the Media

      Discussions concerning Books, Articles, Videos, Authors, Television, and Movies dealing with Traditional Muzzleloading. No cartoons or comedies.
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      Latest: Ques about a muzzleloader book SmokepoleSam, Dec 16, 2018 at 5:16 AM
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    6. Photos

      Show us your Traditional Muzzleloading camp, outfit, rifle, etc. Traditional Only - no modern designs.
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      Latest: First Rondy Rodd Boyer, Dec 16, 2018 at 1:40 PM
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    7. Beyond the Great Divide

      Members and Friends in the muzzleloading community who have gone ahead of us.
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      Latest: Phil Ackermann has died thehorn, Dec 8, 2018
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    1. The Gun Builder's Bench

      Members building, repairing, modifying or restoring muzzleloading firearms and cannons.
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      Latest: Complete Kibler Colonial Smoothrifle Crewdawg445, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:14 PM
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    2. The Craftsman

      Muzzleloading related things you've made or have questions about making - Knives, Tomahawks, Horns, Clothing, Bags, etc. Traditional Only - no modern designs. Do not post items unrelated to Muzzleloading. This is not a "general craft" category.
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      Latest: Tomahawk Failure mmutarelli, Dec 15, 2018 at 10:02 PM
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  5. Hunting

    Hunting
    1. Traditional Muzzleloader Hunting

      Traditional Hunting topics only.
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      Latest: Anyone hunt Coyotes with their muzzleloader? Gowacky, Dec 16, 2018 at 1:37 PM
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    2. U.S. Muzzleloader Hunting Regulations

      Discussions about the Muzzleloading Regulations in your state. Share information and get involved.
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    3. The Hunting Journal

      Traditional Hunting stories from our Members.
      (stories only - no discussions)
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      Latest: 40 caliber gobbler 1sogdusm, Dec 3, 2018
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  6. Reenacting

    Reenacting
    1. General Reenacting Discussions

      What is reenacting? What is a 'persona'? How can I get started?
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      Latest: Dugout canoes Black Hand, Dec 15, 2018 at 3:12 PM
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    2. Clothing

      General Clothing Topics not specific to one time period. Hats, Belts, Glasses, Scarves, Shoes, anything you wear.
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      Latest: Buffalo coats BillinOregon, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:12 AM
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    3. Historically Accurate Equipment

      Is it Historically Accurate? Discuss the Historical Accuracy of Firearms, Clothing, Tents, etc.
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      Latest: I-arrowhead-D branded guns. Rat, Dec 15, 2018 at 6:32 AM
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    4. Primary Documentation

      Primary documentation of muzzleloading related history, not speculation. No movies, novels, etc.
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      Latest: Documentation, or lack thereof Black Hand, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:15 PM
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    5. Trekking

      Making a journey by foot, using period correct equipment.
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      Latest: personal shelter Jonh, Dec 11, 2018 at 8:58 PM
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    6. Share Your Persona

      Who are you? Tell us your story. This area is for existing personas only.
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      Latest: 1814 Redstick Lee, Apr 19, 2018
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    7. Pre-Flintlock Wars

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 950-1600
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      Latest: Non-firing Wheellock Replicas Joe D, Dec 9, 2018
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    8. Early Colonial Wars, Musketeers & Pirates

      Jamestown. English Civil War. Kings Phillip's and William's, Queen Anne's, and King George II's Wars. Etc. - Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1600-1750.
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      Latest: Non-firing Replica Wheellock Joe D, Nov 27, 2018
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    9. French & Indian War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1753-1763
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      Latest: Langdon Towne's musket Artificer, Dec 16, 2018 at 8:02 AM
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    10. Revolutionary War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1773-1784
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    11. Rocky Mountain Fur Trade

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1800-1840
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      Latest: Which TVM model?? jdw276, Dec 16, 2018 at 11:49 AM
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    12. War of 1812

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1803 - 1815
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      Latest: What’s acceptable? oddguy, Nov 15, 2018
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    13. The Plains

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1820-1865
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      Latest: Clothing for 1840-1859 crankshaft, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:43 PM
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    14. Civil War

      1861-1865
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      Latest: Samual Wilson P1853 Enfield 1862 Artificer, Dec 11, 2018 at 6:48 AM
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  7. The Camp

    The Camp
    1. Camp and Trail Gear

      Fire Pits, Stoves, Chairs, Tents, Lanterns, Cooking Irons (tri-pods, spits etc.), Camp Activities (games, music, etc.)
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      Latest: Making Camp. tenngun, Dec 4, 2018
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    2. Camp Cooking

      Camp cooking, trail food, recipes, etc.
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      Latest: How about some Horseradish? Kansas Jake, Dec 16, 2018 at 3:32 AM
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    3. Recipes

      Share all your famous secret family recipes here!
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      Latest: A Brother In The NE Needs A Squirrel Recipe smo, Dec 16, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    1. Pacific

      CA, ID, NV, OR, WA, HI, AK
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      Latest: San Diego? joe4702, Dec 3, 2018
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    2. Southwest

      AZ, NM, OK, TX
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      Latest: New Mexico Locals Sicilian Longhunter, Dec 7, 2018
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    3. Northeast

      CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV
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      Latest: NW CT? Dave Orchard, Dec 11, 2018 at 7:04 PM
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    4. Great Lakes

      IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, OH, WI
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      Latest: Am I the only one in the Great Lakes Region? Ames, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:51 PM
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    5. Southeast

      AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA
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      Latest: North Carolinians...step forward and be counted ! Haleh, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:30 PM
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    6. Midwest

      CO, ND, SD, MO, NE, KS, MT, WY, UT
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      Latest: Kansas Folks 8 BORE, Dec 4, 2018
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