That lock is a real beauty! Best of luck!
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Very well done! KUDOS!:thumbs up:
Do you mean like for reenacting the period? There is a video on that at [MEDIA]
As for at the range I use a standard loading...
She is a real beauty! The best mix of two great gunsmiths!:thumbs up:
Yes he is. I sent my Wheellock Mechanism to him for repairs a few years back. Just be warned he has a huge backlog so expect a wait.
Look up New World Arbalest. They make traditional style like those seen in the Pre-Flintlock time period.
Do you mean the design like the one I own?[IMG]
Yes, I use Potassium Nitrate and hemp cord to make my slowmatch. It burns pretty hot too. I made a video of how I make it on...
WOW! You did a great job on your Matchlock! KUDOS! :applause:
Matchlocks lasted in military use in Europe from the early-mid 1400's until just after 1700's once the Flintlocks became more reliable....
Very nice work! :bow:
Glad to see she is a good shooter as well! May she give you many years of fun!
Very nice Handgonne! Is the bore straight through or do you have a smaller power chamber? I have both types with my Handgonnes....
While at the range for safety's sake, I just cut enough slowmatch for one shot. Then I reload and light another. This way...
Keep up the good work! Eager to see her final form! :applause:
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