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    1. Welcome to the Camp

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      Latest: New member Introduction Zonie, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:19 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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    4. American Politics

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      Latest: Will the Bashing Ever Stop? Griz44Mag, Aug 13, 2019 at 9:23 PM
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    1. Latest: TC, 50 cal Hawken Clark Smithgall, Aug 18, 2019 at 10:42 PM
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    1. Firearms For Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Traditional Muzzleloading Only
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      Latest: Lyman Great Plains Rifle Spur8, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:42 PM
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    2. Edged Weapons Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hawks, Knives, Etc.
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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: long flexible bore light pamtnman, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:13 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: Quilled glasses case hawkeye hugo, Aug 18, 2019 at 6:27 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: Dale the Tinker Tin Grease Lamp Chris Goerner, Aug 17, 2019 at 1:26 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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      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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    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: Toy canon Eutycus, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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    3. Smoothbore

      The discussion of Smoothbore long arms.
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      Latest: New Member living in France Toklo Etee, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:22 PM
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    4. Flintlock Rifles

      The discussion of Flintlock Rifles.
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      Latest: TVM Woes! :( Mark Herman, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:48 PM
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    5. Percussion Rifles

      The discussion of Traditional Percussion Rifles.
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      Latest: Help needed designing .62 cal percussion rifle sheba, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:49 PM
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    6. Handguns

      Discuss Flintlock and Traditional Percussion handguns.
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      Latest: revolver bullets----v RjSixgun, Aug 19, 2019 at 2:16 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: Horn strap attachment Loyalist Dave, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:51 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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    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: Help Requested on JM Davis Auction Shreckmeister, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:32 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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      Latest: Question about TVM woes, Sinner, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:22 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: Billy Watson knife nit wit, Aug 19, 2019 at 12:40 AM
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    3. Member's Only Online Shooting Contests

      Online (postal) Shooting events among our Members.
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      Latest: August 2019 Shoot at the boxes shane a gress, Aug 19, 2019 at 10:33 AM
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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: ML Clubs in S. Maine & S. NH Big John, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:52 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: Whatever happened to Tick Licker? Loyalist Dave, Aug 14, 2019 at 4:34 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: Finished a Lexington inspired horn johnhalf, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:33 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: Hank Pennington(Brown Bear) Elkeater, Aug 15, 2019 at 2:47 PM
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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: TN rifle done Olde Goat, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:44 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: Fire striker kit Chris Goerner, Aug 17, 2019 at 1:09 AM
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  5. Hunting

    Hunting
    1. Traditional Muzzleloader Hunting

      Traditional Hunting topics only.
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      Latest: Pistol deer hunting?????????????? Dan Masson, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:52 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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      Latest: Flying with a Muzzleloader oldtrobh, Aug 7, 2019
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    3. The Hunting Journal

      Traditional Hunting stories from our Members.
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      Latest: Oregon Longbeards jrmflintlock, Apr 18, 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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      Latest: Texas revolution Einsiedler, Aug 13, 2019 at 4:18 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: So, what are moccasins good for anyway? Nyckname, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:30 PM
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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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    5. Trekking

      Making a journey by foot, using period correct equipment.
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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: My Living History Persona Treestalker, Jul 7, 2019
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    7. Pre-Flintlock Wars

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 950-1600
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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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    9. French & Indian War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1753-1763
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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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    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: Camp stools Kansas Jake, Aug 9, 2019
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    2. Camp Cooking

      Camp cooking, trail food, recipes, etc.
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    3. Recipes

      Share all your famous secret family recipes here!
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    3. Northeast

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