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      Perfect for Lexington or Concord!
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      bjarard replied to the thread Taps.
      Thanks...great site
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      bjarard replied to the thread Taps.
      I set myself up for that response :) . Let me reword. If a tap is not long enough to finish the entire threading if using the bolt...
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      bjarard posted the thread Taps in The Gun Builder's Bench.
      When doing a bess musket are the taps provided by TOW of sufficient length to tap the various surfaces using the drilled holes as guides...
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      bjarard replied to the thread The Rifle Shoppe Kits.
      Big difference. The Pedersoli kits are basically just "put it together", polish metal and do some sanding. Stain. TRS kits require...
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      bjarard replied to the thread TRS vs TOW Long Land kits.
      Thanks Dave. TOW said they are about a year out on the LL kit. Not sure if they are still made by TRS.
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      bjarard replied to the thread TRS vs TOW Long Land kits.
      Thanks. Same level of inletting on the stocks.
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      bjarard replied to the thread TRS vs TOW Long Land kits.
      The TOW kit is a 42 Willits...its their only Long Land kit. The TRS '42 Tower would be the similar musket at that is what I would get...
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      Any feedback on Rifle Shoppe vs TOW long land kits. One vs the other...any differences, such as stock quality(better inletting)...
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      bjarard replied to the thread Brown Bess kit.
      One other thing that you may have expertise in. I've got the LL thimbles and 3/8 rod. After deepening the channel and redrilling the...
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      bjarard replied to the thread Brown Bess kit.
      excellent advise...I'll think I'll leave as is. Thanks!
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      bjarard replied to the thread Brown Bess kit.
      Thanks Dave, Could the LL butt plate be ground down in the rear to match the existing rear...and would the tang cover the existing inlet...
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      bjarard replied to the thread Help cutting some brass.
      Thanks. I’ve done the retrofit before. May do it again. I’d prefer a exact fit so I’ll think I’ll give the jewelers saw a try.
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      bjarard replied to the thread Brown Bess kit.
      with some grinding of the brass on the butt plate back side could a long land butt plate be retrofitted to a Peder Bess? The issue, I...
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      Anyone out there that can cut a side plate out of a bar of brass for me. Probably 1/4 or 3/8 in thickness. It will match a Pedersoli...
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