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      flintsteel replied to the thread 1/4 scale Napoleon.
      Incredible workmanship. I appreciate every aspect of the work but the wheels really drew my attention. Looks as though you steam bent...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread Shortening a Flint.
      The best way to shorten a flint is to do it at home. Using Vicegrips clamp the flint and leather padding with the back side sticking...
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      Way over hyped. The fur trade was dominated by Henry and sons, Derringer, Tryon, Leman and others. All making flintlock long rifles at a...
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      The Hawken rifle as we know it is not a true fur trade gun. It came along well after the 1820-1835 time frame, which was the peak time...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread Wet BP Can it be used?.
      DO NOT TRY THIS! But old timers who had been on a hunt in wet conditions would often heat a skillet and set it off the fire and pour a...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread FOR SALE Muzzle Coning Tool.
      Hi, Stephen…. Thanks for your note. Yes, I can ship to Australia and Paypal is the only viable method of transfer. I cannot tell you...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread FOR SALE Muzzle Coning Tool.
      Thanks for your note. Yup, I have a .54 ready to go. Total price including shipping is —— RESPONSE TO CONING TOOL INQUIRY Thanks for...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread Mowrey Rifle.
      Here’s some photos of the original. The barrel is 34 1/2” and tapers slightly from 1” at the breech to .950 at muzzle. Caliber is around...
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      flintsteel replied to the thread Mowrey Rifle.
      I posted this earlier on April1,2022 and thought you might enjoy the earlier story again. I own the original Allen & Thurber rifle...
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