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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    The UK game shooting season starts with the red grouse on August the 12th known has the glorious 12th with some moors doing well and others only moderate .The large estates moors will be invaded by foreign millionaire shooters mostly from America . Arab countries including Germany , Italy ...
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    My 1859 Armstrong rbl 6 pdr

    My friend firing his cannon at the 1998 local Game and Country Fair Feltwad
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    Help on building a wall gun

    Robin Is that the one you shot in the short film several years ago , A really nice gun for someone Feltwad
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    Help on building a wall gun

    Yes it has a 8 grove rifling with one full twist and in crisp condition .For a gun of that type and the salty conditions it was used in the rifling is good with little muzzle ware . Feltwad
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    Here in the UK we are not restricted to a 10 bore we can use any bore size which we require , yes I use a 12 bore and a 10 bore for ducks . Has my age restricts the amount of wildfowling I am able to do but in early years for fowling I then used 8,6, and the occasional the 4 bore .Has most...
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    I think you got it wrong nobody is bashing others if they like to shoot squirrels to eat it is their joust. I am not bashing that ,has I said here in the UK they are classed has a pest. It seems some jump to conclusions where there is no need because they have not read the whole thread then...
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    Help on building a wall gun

    If it is too use a 48 inch barrel will be long enough in 4 bore to make it look right you need a good size flintlock nothing less than 7 inches .Have enclose a image of a 12 inch punt gun lock and 2 bore 9 inch bank gun lock but both of these have long barrels has I said it depends on the...
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    Help on building a wall gun

    Enclosed are images of 4 bore rifled wall ,swivel, or rampart gun .the one in the image is off a ship and used for blasting out the enemy rigging and the use of grape shot . Feltwad The 4 bore bullet against the 577 enfield
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    Yes the same imported into the Uk for fir farms I shoot them with a 12 bore sxs M/L shotgun Feltwad
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    Help on building a wall gun

    All If you live on the UK side of the pond try some engineering firm in the midlands they may be able to help Feltwad
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    Yes it seems that squirrels are the main small quarry but here in the UK they are foreign pests better known has tree rats ,they can be shot all year mostly by air gunners .They are destructive taking young birds and eggs from nests and are rated the same has magpies and crows they...
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    Yes it is a great sport what do you use a 10 bore or smaller are you a proper fowler on the fore shore or lakes or do you prefer flight or shooting over barley stubbles . Feltwad
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    What is your favorite game hunted using muzzleloaders?

    I do not hunt that was the method using hounds which is now not allowed here in the UK but I do shoot using Muzzle Loading shotguns , driven pheasant and partridge are good but pigeon and crow which are classed has pests are just has sporting Feltwad
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    Powder Flasks & Fishing Tackle!

    The maker of the powder flasks for that period could have been flask maker by the name of Frith has Dixon and Hawksley were later, has for the leather ones which resembles horse hide . Feltwad
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    A Double Flintlock Owned By A Signer Of The Declaration Of Independence

    The gun looks typical English London made and resembles the style of John Manton. pity some one had blacked or blued the barrels which should be Damascus brown Feltwad
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