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    Mark Herman replied to the thread WANTED Trade Gun.
    I have a beautiful one, original English in 11 GA. Great condition inside and out. Asking $600 plus shipping. Can send pics if interested.
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    Have not seen any in many years. Have not been looking in either.
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    I have a TC Hawken that was offered for a while as a round ball rifle it has black hardware and nose cap and is marked on the barrel "1:66".
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread WANTED "Flat" powder horn.
    Have 2 flat horns. Left is a screw tip for $125. Right is a little smaller conventional tip for $100. Both are plus flat rate shipping...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Flash Cups.
    A toothbrush does wonders. If you remove the nipple when you clean just soak both together. I use a tea ball in hot water.
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Flash Cups.
    If you look at many original rifles you will find the wood just in front of the drum is "burned" away. Flash cups are meant to prevent...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Clean out screw on a T C.
    If you pull the nipple and "flush" the Barre you are getting the flash channel clean.
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread TRESO ramrod ends.
    I use a small pipe cutter to score the rod and then just peel the rod back from the end to the score.
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread CLOSED Lefty rifles.
    I have a lefty that I built a number of years ago but it is in .38 caliber. Beautiful curly maple stock, Siler small percussion and a...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread FOR SALE 12 bore Left Hand.
    Your is very nicely done and would have drawn more interest, even as a lefty, but as you stated it was built for a youth. The LOP is so...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread hanging over the fireplace.
    If proper containers and handling procedures are observed, I'll stand by my comment. I will also agree that there are many instances...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread hanging over the fireplace.
    Run a couple of stained pegs into the stone/ brick and go for it. By the way, hanging your horn off one of the pegs is PERFECTLY SAFE. A...
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Mowrey.
    Only concern I had with a couple was a punky mainspring.
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Unbreakable ramrod.
    I also put different tips on each end, one 8X32 and one 10X32. Don't have to worry about which jag you have or need to borrow.
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    Mark Herman replied to the thread Unbreakable ramrod.
    It's not uncommon to soak hickory rods in kerosene, sometimes as long as a week. It does make them "more" flexible but certainly not...
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