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    Comments at the range

    I have heard most of the comments put forth here, and always always offer up the opportunity for the neophytes to try it out. The best non-comment was from a German work colleague whom I took to the range with his wife to shoot a Garand and some WW2 German rifles from my collection. For a little...
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    What did you do today

    Received word from DGW that the items I ordered have been shipped. True to their word of a 3-4 week order fulfillment timeline. Patience pays, there was never any need to call and ask where my order is. Good folks of Union City.
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    What did you do today

    I began filing and sanding the trigger guard on my Lyman .54 Plains Pistol kit. I'll shine it knowing full well the patina it will assume over time, but it has to be done. Was distracted by the barrel lying there and gently draw-filed and sanded the raised lettering...mustn't have that. While...
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    What was your first Muzzleloader?

    Yes, a Derringer and a Mtn Pistol
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    What was your first Muzzleloader?

    Mine was a High Standard Griswald and Gunnison that I picked up at local farm supply store in the town where I attended college. I loved shooting it and learned to appreciate the technology of the time. I eventually shot that brass frame loose.
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    Help identifying pistol

    This surely appears to be ivory. The stock has a similar patina to ones that can be seen at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam: Wapens en scheepsmodellen - Kunstwerken - Rijksstudio - Rijksmuseum
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    Removing nipples

    Agreed! I engineered crab boats in AK and every thread on every fastener got the 'Seize'.
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    Removing nipples

    Same here, every time. For cleaning rifles, removal of the nipple aids in the draw of cleaning solution from the bucket up the barrel. I have a can of copper Never-Seize (laying around the shop forever) that I use a little dab on the threads for ease of disassembly after the next range time..
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    I made a range box lets see some more.

    same here! I just stumbled across a Lufkin machinist tool box given to me in trade for electrical work. I believe it will do nicely.
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    I made a range box lets see some more.

    Thanks Bob! Sounds like my kind of people...
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    I made a range box lets see some more.

    What is ALR again? I have tried to makes sense of the acronym but I gots nuthin'.
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    I made a range box lets see some more.

    Great idea Bob. I have recently been addressing this problem of organization, having everything (powder, caps, ball and bullet, tools, cleaning accessories) jammed into a Flambeau tackle box. The box gets heavier with each acquisition (of different caliber) and I am afraid one of these days the...
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    Your best deal acquiring a muzzleloader, either trade or purchase

    Those are great pistols, tough and accurate.
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    Your best deal acquiring a muzzleloader, either trade or purchase

    My best deal was a brand new 2 band Parker Hale Enfield hanging on a back wall at The White Elephant in Spokane. I couldn't believe my luck at the $198 price. 2 years later I finally got the opportunity to fire it but to my dismay I could not see where the Minie was hitting. Out of utter...
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