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      When I was about 14, I came across a Springfield Trapdoor in a country gas station/grocery/general store. I traded a single barrel...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread A Random Question.
      One thing to add, G. Flints don't "get brittle." They're that way from the get-go. A brandy new flint can chip or flake just as...
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      Once upon a time, I was hunting in the Alafia River Preserve in western Florida. It was ML season, and I was hunting with my Leman...
    • Tanglefoot
      I've only been doing this since the 60's but I've never broken one of my hickory ramrods yet. I own a brass sectional rod that a friend...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread New from North Carolina.
      Welcome from the Texas Hill Country.
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread The Best Muzzleloading Movies.
      Been thinkin' about La Veta. Doc and Dee Carlson were there and I believe they're still around. So is Jon Bower ("Nightsinger") - the...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread The Best Muzzleloading Movies.
      Coinneach, I was invited to be an extra but couldn't get off work. At the La Veta rendezvous Victoria said that the original script...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread Muzzleloading Myths.
      Looks to me like the butt cap of the knife on that pouch strap would make a handy field-expedient short starter, Art. On the subject...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread The Best Muzzleloading Movies.
      Awhile back in this thread, somebody (I think it was Coinneach) mentioned Victoria Racimo, who was the female lead in the movie "The...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread The Best Muzzleloading Movies.
      How about “Across The Wide Missouri” (1951) or “The Big Sky” (1952)? The rifles used in both were largely originals because there...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread How do you store your flints?.
      Howdy TDM, I keep spares in a flint wallet that's surprisingly identical to the one you showed us in your photos, complete to the...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread Pointing Vs Aiming.
      Bill Jordan survived innumerable gunfights on the Texas/Mexican border and went on in his later years to be a demonstration shooter for...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread One Muzzleloader enough?.
      My father taught me that there's no such thing as a silly question --- but that comes close. My answer is, if that makes you happy...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread Greetings from Ireland.
      Greetings from South Texas. One of me great-great grand-da’s was a Thornton from Killarney, and I visited there myself some years ago...
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      Tanglefoot replied to the thread Pirate special.
      Looks to me like it was intended to be carried thrust into a loop of leather or metal, maybe on a bicycle like the old “bicycle guns” —...
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