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    1. Welcome to the Camp

      New members may introduce themselves here.
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      Latest: Hello from Texas Eutycus, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:02 AM
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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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      Latest: Images?? BIGBEAR, Mar 8, 2019
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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? Orin, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:18 AM
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    3. Latest: The shot heard around the world! nhmoose, Mar 14, 2019 at 3:36 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: Is it just me... hinamanra, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:28 PM
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    1. Latest: Second installment on videos Tom A Hawk, Mar 15, 2019 at 9:19 PM
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    1. Firearms For Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Traditional Muzzleloading Only
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      Latest: Lyman LH .54 Flintlock Great Plains Rifle Alaskagrizz49, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:16 AM
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    2. Edged Weapons Sale/Trade/Wanted

      Hawks, Knives, Etc.
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      Latest: Handforged patch knife with quilled sheath Davy Gray, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:30 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: Upland shot gun bag Kansas Kid, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:54 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: Dyer Mocs. Size 10. Hardly worn... necchi, Mar 18, 2019 at 12:52 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: Folding Tin Reflector Box Crewdawg445, Mar 5, 2019
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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: Thinking About Having a Scottish Musket Made. Rudyard, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:56 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: Venetian cannon Canute Rex, Mar 13, 2019
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    3. Smoothbore

      The discussion of Smoothbore long arms.
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      Latest: Indian Muskets crankshaft, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:27 AM
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    4. Flintlock Rifles

      The discussion of Flintlock Rifles.
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    5. Percussion Rifles

      The discussion of Traditional Percussion Rifles.
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      Latest: NMLRA Hawken Exhibit and Seminar 52Bore, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:14 AM
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    6. Handguns

      Discuss Flintlock and Traditional Percussion handguns.
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      Latest: Question on where & which to buy. bang, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:06 AM
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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: Lead ball casting Eutycus, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:35 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: Murphy's Soap??? Bent Sight, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:32 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: JM Brown Percussion Shotgun Gustavo Amaral, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:45 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: Throwing hawks or knives in combat? appalichian hunter, Mar 19, 2019 at 7:38 PM
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    3. Member's Only Online Shooting Contests

      Online (postal) Shooting events among our Members.
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      Latest: March shoot: Bulls-eye partner shoot. Logcutter, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:16 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: April 5,6 Fort Charters tenngun, Mar 17, 2019 at 11:50 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: New biography of the Swamp Fox Black Hand, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:36 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 to me Vincent rifle olddoggy2, Mar 16, 2019 at 6:16 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: John Edward Morris Clark Juice Jaws, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:36 AM
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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: I use a Dremel Tool....... dave_person, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:05 AM
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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: Homemade box for my Dragoon mossyoak1957, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:17 PM
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  5. Hunting

    Hunting
    1. Traditional Muzzleloader Hunting

      Traditional Hunting topics only.
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      Latest: Another rabbit hunt. hanshi, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:45 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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  6. Reenacting

    Reenacting
    1. General Reenacting Discussions

      What is reenacting? What is a 'persona'? How can I get started?
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      Latest: The Wearing o' The Green Spence10, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:57 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: Cloth weight guidelines Loyalist Dave, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:38 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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      Latest: Authenticity & Powder Horn Safety!!! Redstick Lee, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:06 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: Cabin Size azmntman, Mar 15, 2019 at 4:07 AM
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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: One of my personas... Juice Jaws, Mar 13, 2019
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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: Golden Age of Piracy Mickey Merrie, Feb 16, 2019
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    9. French & Indian War

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1753-1763
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      Latest: Voyageur question Loyalist Dave, Feb 23, 2019
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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? Longhunter7, Mar 3, 2019
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    11. Rocky Mountain Fur Trade

      Approximate dates for the purposes of this Forum: 1800-1840
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      Latest: Mountain Man rifles Kansas Jake, Mar 17, 2019 at 2:56 PM
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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? Loyalist Dave, Feb 11, 2019
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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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      Latest: Stonewall's side arm skyhigh315, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:03 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: camp boxs smo, Mar 14, 2019 at 12:29 AM
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    2. Camp Cooking

      Camp cooking, trail food, recipes, etc.
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      Latest: Portable Soup Carbon 6, Mar 19, 2019 at 3:36 AM
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    3. Recipes

      Share all your famous secret family recipes here!
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      Latest: Period fabric dye recipe (Early 1800's) Carbon 6, Mar 17, 2019 at 11:05 PM
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    1. Pacific

      CA, ID, NV, OR, WA, HI, AK
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      Latest: San Diego? Walrus Gumboot, Mar 11, 2019
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    2. Southwest

      AZ, NM, OK, TX
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    3. Northeast

      CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV
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      Latest: Looking to get a flintlock long rifle! CTShooter, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:10 AM
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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? Kowalsk1, Mar 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM
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    5. Southeast

      AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA
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      Latest: South Alabama People? Scrub_buck, Mar 1, 2019
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    6. Midwest

      CO, ND, SD, MO, NE, KS, MT, WY, UT
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      Latest: Missouri... anyone? 8 BORE, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:08 AM
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    7. Latest: Lethbridge Alberta Bledfor Days, Mar 8, 2019
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