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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread How do you keep it clean?.
    I've never used gloves. Just make sure your hands are clean and you will be fine. A gloved hand to me is not a hand I'd use for carving...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread Mold Question.
    The way I differentiate molds is, the Lyman, Lee, etc are for use at home when a quantity of balls are required fast. For a leisure...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread The Rifle Shoppe.
    After reading these stories, I've decided I'm just going to forget about my matchlock kit entirely. So one day I'll hopefully get a...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread Poured some lead today..
    Nope, I never do. Simply stirring the molten lead will bring all the impurities to the surface. Ive come to the conclusion that fluxing...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread How do you keep it clean?.
    My stocks always wind up turning gray from handling, and using inletting black. Not to worry, it all comes clean with sand paper.
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread Tool question.
    Nah, that's a beard comb. Makes nice cornrows.
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread thoughts from you guys?.
    Our season opened last Saturday. I went out for a little while in the later afternoon. As expected, I was not able to see any squirrels...
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    Sidney Smith reacted to Grimord's post in the thread thoughts from you guys? with Like Like.
    As stated by boomarang, the leaves are thick right now and the squirrels seem to be feeding in the tops of hickories or beeches here...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread Large caliber.
    When and if I ever get this matchlock kit I ordered from the Rifle Shoppe, it will be in .75 caliber. I plan to strictly fire round...
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    Sidney Smith reacted to BJHabermehl's post in the thread Large caliber with Like Like.
    I’ve been hunting with a .58 for a number of years now. This single rifle has harvested more deer than the rest of my armory combined...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread New Flintlocks.
    Only kit I've built that had even the remotest of instructions, was my first, my TVM Lancaster. And those were only general assembly...
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread New Flintlocks.
    This is why I put no faith in "reviews" of items online. I'd imagine 9 out of 10 negative reviews of a product stem from a person who...
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    Sidney Smith reacted to Flintlock's post in the thread New Flintlocks with Like Like.
    Just keep seeing and reading, someone bought something, has no clue how to clean-load-carry, BUT fiddle around with it till something...
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    We have well water here, so no chlorine. Boiling your water I think would remove a lot of the chlorine try that.
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    Sidney Smith replied to the thread Pillow ticking ?.
    I used to use pillow ticking right from the store unwashed. I started soaking it in plain cold water the dry out on the clothes line. It...
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