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Vendor Showcase

Vendor Showcase

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Muzzle Loading Classifieds

Firearms For Sale/Trade/Wanted

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Edged Weapons Sale/Trade/Wanted

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General Merchandise Sale/Wanted/Trade

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Firearms Weapons

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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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Smoothbore

The discussion of Smoothbore long arms.
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Flintlock Rifles

The discussion of Flintlock Rifles.
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Percussion Rifles

The discussion of Traditional Percussion Rifles.
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Handguns

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Shooting Accessories

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General Muzzleloading

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Firearm Identification

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Vendors and Manufacturers

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Accoutrements

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Member's Only Online Shooting Contests

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Public Events - Clubs - Ranges - Historic Location

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Muzzleloading and History in the Media

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Beyond the Great Divide

Members and Friends in the muzzleloading community who have gone ahead of us.
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The Workshops

The Gun Builder's Bench

Members building, repairing, modifying or restoring muzzleloading firearms and cannons.
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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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Hunting Hunting

Traditional Muzzleloader Hunting

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U.S. Muzzleloader Hunting Regulations

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

Traditional Hunting stories from our Members.
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Reenacting Reenacting

General Reenacting Discussions

What is reenacting? What is a 'persona'? How can I get started?
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Clothing

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Historically Accurate Equipment

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Primary Documentation

Primary documentation of muzzleloading related history, not speculation. No movies, novels, etc.
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Share Your Persona

Who are you? Tell us your story. This area is for existing personas only.
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Pre-Flintlock Wars

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Early Colonial Wars, Musketeers & Pirates

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The Camp The Camp

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