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      Our initiation was similar except it was done right after Hurricane Hazel did major damage to the council's camp in 1954. We all worked...
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      OLUT replied to the thread For The Experts.
      Here's one sold at auction, with a description of the hammer
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      According to my 1986 Gun Digest, the T/C Hawken Cougar had a list price of $350 .... compared to $275 for the standard T/C Hawken...
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      OLUT replied to the thread For The Experts.
      Looks like a Medbery mule ear type lock which used a percussion pill, made before nipples and caps became the dominant firing mechanism...
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      OLUT replied to the thread Percussion Drilling.
      They really are too heavy to be practical, but quite a few percussion drillings were made. Just GOOGLE Slotterbeck percussion drilling...
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      OLUT replied to the thread Underhammer in the woods.
      You've got a nice Hilliard that was made in Cornish, NH ... I don't know how yours got to Arkansas, but they are somewhat common at...
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      OLUT replied to the thread I was wondering?.
      As nicely stated above, cap boxes were used. Reproductions are easily found by GOOGLIE search. My originals are fleece lined to hold the...
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      OLUT replied to the thread Enterprise Arms O/U side hammer.
      I replied to yesterday's "Kill Buck" posting, but it seems to have gotten lost in the system. If this is the same gun, it was made by...
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      It's a brand name for guns made by James Bown of Pittsburgh and sold by his Enterprise Gun Works. I've seen his over and under guns with...
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      OLUT replied to the thread Centre Fire Patent.
      Zimmerstutzen, apparently it was his application of these "center fire nipples" to a double barrel gun
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      OLUT replied to the thread James Burrows Double Barrel.
      Nice double; should be a great shooter .....note that the shown lock is marked LANDELL
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      There are LOTS of antique flintlock and percussion examples of original smooth rifles. They are especially easy to recognize in swivel...
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      OLUT replied to the thread My new old rifle.
      This type of combination gun was fairly common in the Northeast US ( in parts of New York State they were sometimes called "Adirondack...
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