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      According to the diagram I have the thimble is held onto the barrel rib by a screw. If the thimble fell off I would think that must mean...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread How did you get hooked?.
      Hard to believe it's only a little over a year ago that I first shot a black powder gun. Since then I've sent over 3k balls downrange...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread Frizzen Hardening?.
      When I bought my flintlock pistol I could not get it to fire consistently due to poor sparking. The first 50 shots were close to half...
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      mmb617 reacted to gunpa's post in the thread 100 yards off hand today with Like Like.
      Would powder burns around the holes disqualify me?
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      mmb617 replied to the thread 100 yards off hand today.
      I don't have to go to the range to show you my target after shooting 100 yds offhand. I can just post up a pic of a new target right out...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread Tightening the Jaw Screw?.
      Here's where I got those jaw screws for $5, but I see it now shows them as unavailable. Log Cabin Shop Might be worth contacting them...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread Flint size.
      I have a Traditions Trapper flintlock pistol and I would think it's got the same lock as your Kentucky pistol. I get my flints from...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread Hearing Protection?.
      My story's the same as many others. Never wore ear pro while shooting in my younger years and worked many years in a noisy environment...
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      mmb617 replied to the thread 100 yards off hand today.
      I have trouble doing that well at 50 yds offhand, so I don't bother trying 100 yds.
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      I have 5 Traditions flintlocks one of which is a Kentucky rifle. They all use the same frizzen, Traditions part # A1721. The manual for...
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      I have 4 Traditions flintlocks, all in .50 caliber, and have had problems using 2f in them. They give far more reliable ignition with...
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      I wish I would have thought of that when I built mine. The brass spacer doesn't fit the way it should even after some modification, but...
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      Thank you for pointing this out as I hadn't thought of it. I have a Traditions Kentucky rifle that has more of a pan flash problem than...
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      I bought my very first black powder gun, a flintlock, just over a year ago so I don't pretend to be an expert. But I have shot my...
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      mmb617 reacted to windini's post in the thread No! No! Get them away with Like Like.
      Well, maybe they are evil... but not because they're unclean. It's because they are A GATEWAY DRUG!! PSSST! Hey kid; wanna try...
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