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    • ord sgt
      I replace nipples and vent liners when the flash hole gets too big. Accuracy starts to drop off as more gas pressure escapes through the...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Storing flintlocks.
      Hammer down, frizzen in the open position. I have stored all my flint rifles this way for a long, long time with no problem. I started...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread How did you get hooked?.
      I bought an antique m/ler to hang over the fireplace. That got me to wonder what it would be like to shoot it. But it was an old rifle...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Half-stock flintlocks.
      1803 Harper's Ferry rifles are half stock. Similar to the type carried by Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the west.
    • ord sgt
      ord sgt replied to the thread New guy from Texas.
      Welcome to the forum from the east coast. If you have questions, feel free to ask. If you have an answer or opinion, post it. Most of us...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Finally makin' some smoke!.
      My wife is a lefty. That's why I say things in jest.
    • ord sgt
      ord sgt replied to the thread Finally makin' some smoke!.
      The lock is on the wrong side! 🤣
    • ord sgt
      Plastic containers work quite well, for both short term and long term storage. Even if you use all the powder, the plastic can be...
    • ord sgt
      ord sgt replied to the thread Small chisel sharpening??.
      I use a small sheet of window glass for my flat surface. Depending on how much damage needs to be repaired, I start with 300 grit...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Whats this in the barrel?.
      Now, that's one that I have never heard. Some people come up with creative solutions to a nonexistent problem But plastic wrap for...
    • ord sgt
      ord sgt replied to the thread Parts search gone bad.
      I hate when that happens. The money is burning a hole in your pocket and nowhere to quickly spend it before getting third degree burns.
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Replace Front Sight on my Kibler.
      If you are not worried about being traditional, Williams has fiber optic sights. The front sight is glows red and the rear sights glow...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Can't Remove Breech Plug!.
      From Chuck Dixon's book "The Art of Building the Pennsylvania Longrifle". There is always more than one way to achieve the same...
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Buying Black Powder.
      Last time I bought Schutzen FFFg was at NMLRA, Friendship, Ind. $18/lb. But that was over a year ago.
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      ord sgt replied to the thread Grinding Powder.
      There is really no need to grind powder to a finer size. If used in the pan of flintlocks, FFg will ignite easily and flash through the...
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