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    1. Welcome to the Camp

      New members may introduce themselves here.
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      Latest: New guy from the Northeast Artie Peltier, Feb 16, 2020 at 5:32 PM
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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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    3. Latest: The People's Republic, AGAIN Loyalist Dave, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:52 AM
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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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      Latest: Yang was even dumber than I thought! nhmoose, Feb 16, 2020 at 2:23 PM
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    1. Firearms For Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Traditional Muzzleloading Only
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    2. Edged Weapons Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hawks, Knives, Etc.
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      Latest: Drop point hunter Two Feathers, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:17 PM
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    3. Shooting Accessories Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hunting Bags, Flints, Etc. Read the rules at top of forum for complete list of what is allowed.
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      Latest: Antler Priming Flask #3 Realwarrior, Feb 16, 2020 at 3:39 AM
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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: white wool blanket Brokennock, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:37 PM
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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: .45 cal. new/old Douglas barrel F.G. Ford, Feb 16, 2020 at 2:28 PM
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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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      Latest: Smoothbore Loads Claude Mathis, May 3, 2016
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  3. Firearms

    Weapons
    1. Pre-Flintlock

      Matchlock, Wheellock, Arquebuse, Snaphaunce, Caliver, Handgonne, Hand Cannon, etc.
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      Latest: New matcklock Billy-by-gosh, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:09 AM
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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: Pivot gun Loyalist Dave, Feb 16, 2020 at 1:20 PM
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    3. Smoothbore

      The discussion of Smoothbore long arms.
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    4. Flintlock Rifles

      The discussion of Flintlock Rifles.
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      Latest: Jim Kibler Rifle, RANGE REPORT Flintandsteel, Feb 16, 2020 at 3:17 PM
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    5. Percussion Rifles

      The discussion of Traditional Percussion Rifles.
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      Latest: Help a newbie with misfirng caps Woodnbow, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:37 PM
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    6. Handguns

      Discuss Flintlock and Traditional Percussion handguns.
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      Latest: Cap and Ball Revolvers vs Ballistic Gel Woodnbow, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:30 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: Osage Orange Ramrod? Shooter1, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:10 PM
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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: How do I secure the ramrod in my T/C hawken? WadePatton, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:13 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: Experimental Muzzle-loading Percussion Rifle?? Woodnbow, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:03 PM
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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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    2. Accoutrements

      Knives, Tomahawks, Canteens, Flint and Steel; All the stuff in your Possibles Bag. (not your shooting bag)
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      Latest: Old Hickory Knife rework Bo T, Feb 16, 2020 at 3:06 AM
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    3. Member's Only Online Shooting Contests

      Online (postal) Shooting events among our Members.
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      Latest: ML round ball bench postal? Adui, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:19 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: Dansville PA Shoot? Yewbender, Feb 14, 2020 at 2:20 AM
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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: Flintlock Winter Woods, Montana sawyer04, Feb 14, 2020 at 3:11 PM
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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: New flintlock Cowboy, Feb 16, 2020 at 5:05 AM
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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: Joe Williams The Gun Works PaulN/KS, Feb 2, 2020
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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: Barrel browning Pete G, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:12 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: Best for moccasins? Lonesome Charley, Feb 15, 2020 at 10:25 PM
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  5. Hunting

    Hunting
    1. Traditional Muzzleloader Hunting

      Traditional Hunting topics only.
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      Latest: flintlock and a good boar Critter Getter, Feb 16, 2020 at 12:58 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.
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      Latest: The Gift nc12215, Dec 2, 2019
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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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    2. Clothing

      General Clothing Topics not specific to one time period. Hats, Belts, Glasses, Scarves, Shoes, anything you wear.
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      Latest: Treating Leather garments... Realwarrior, Feb 16, 2020 at 7:37 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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    4. Primary Documentation

      Primary documentation of muzzleloading related history, not speculation. No movies, novels, etc.
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      Latest: Poison Round Balls appalichian hunter, Feb 16, 2020 at 4:32 PM
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    5. Trekking

      Making a journey by foot, using period correct equipment.
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      Latest: coffee on the trail tenngun, Feb 16, 2020 at 4:15 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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    7. Pre-Flintlock Wars

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 950-1600
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      Latest: Maximilian zimmerstutzen, Nov 3, 2019
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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: 1730's Colonial Arms rickystl, Jan 6, 2020
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    9. French & Indian War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1753-1763
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      Latest: Clean-Shaven Longhunters(?) toot, Feb 2, 2020
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    10. Revolutionary War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1773-1784
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      Latest: SAR/DAR Members? kyle_kalasnik, Feb 16, 2020 at 12:33 PM
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    11. Rocky Mountain Fur Trade

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1800-1840
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      Latest: Alcohol in the Oregon Country? Carbon 6, Feb 11, 2020 at 1:21 AM
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    12. War of 1812

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1803 - 1815
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    13. The Plains

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1820-1865
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    14. Civil War

      1861-1865
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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: Thunder box zimmerstutzen, Feb 2, 2020
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    2. Camp Cooking

      Camp cooking, trail food, recipes, etc.
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      Latest: Combined foods/energy bars Gun Tramp, Feb 15, 2020 at 6:51 PM
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    3. Recipes

      Share all your famous secret family recipes here!
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    1. Pacific

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    3. Northeast

      CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV
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      Latest: NE Primitive Biathlons Grimord, Feb 16, 2020 at 12:05 AM
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    4. Great Lakes

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