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  • rafterob
    I have a CVA Squirrel, so, similar but not quite the same. 50 yards no problem, 80 is a challenge, I have not yet hit a 100 yard target...
  • rafterob
    Sounds like you want to mess with it, but other than the sights, I would let it age naturally. The brass will patina fairly quick along...
  • rafterob
    Unfortunately, JoAnn's is going down. Just read an article in Wall Street Journal that they are slated to close 100's of stores.
  • rafterob
    That is hilarious!
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread RWS #11 In stock.
    Crazy! I bought 2500 (250 x 10) in Feb. from Powder Valley @ $25 per hundred.
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread Gun range.
    Fortunate to belong to a muzzleloading club that has enjoyed the privilege of leasing the same land for 20 years now. Otherwise it would...
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread pa pellet.
    If I read the original post correctly, you say you are pushing 4f into the flash hole. The flash hole must be clear, that is why many...
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread Getting too many misfires.
    If using Pyrodex make sure you are using a magnum cap like CCI Magnum or RWS plus. That will typically take care of the misfires with...
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread Is FFFG the Cause.
    Triple 7 is a hot burning powder, so that may be your main cause for burnt patches. too thin of a patch or load combination is the other...
  • rafterob
    Hmm, I see other pictures of Frontiers on the web that have that same wood grain.
  • rafterob
    That wood does not appear to be the European Beech that the CVA-Ardessa guns are primarily stocked with. Maybe it is one of the Italian...
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread New in town….
    Welcome, this is a link to the "old" forum and a very well written thesis on shooting the flintlock...
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread Gillespie rifle/shotgun combo.
    I think the Henderson County/Mills River Gillespies would pre-date that shotgun. The civil war pretty much saw the end of the Gillespie...
  • rafterob
    My vote is a cobbled up rifle by some well meaning but not well informed enthusiast.
  • rafterob
    rafterob replied to the thread Newbie intro.
    Welcome from Asheville and the French Broad Rifles. You are close enough to come join us sometime. Check out our info at...
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