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  1. Britsmoothy replied to the thread Why is soft lead needed in BP rifles?.

    Usually but not always obturation is useful under acceleration. Soft lead does this best at its softest. It also aids ease of loading....

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:19 PM
  2. Khulb replied to the thread New flintlock.

    Enjoy the rifle! It appears to have been well worth the wait. I know the feeling of what it is when you first get it. My first was a...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:16 PM
  3. mushka replied to the thread The War Between The States Discussions.

    All this is getting old.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  4. Loyalist Dave replied to the thread hunting with a flintlock.

    I unload when I'm done for the day. Clean out the rifle, and load up again if I go out the next day. I have special stumps that I've...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  5. YJake liked LLCranford3's post in the thread Brown Bess Squirrel Hunt.

    The Brown Bess Squirrel Hunt: I was very quite excited when my friend Richard told me to meet him at his property at 7 am, on...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  6. Tom A Hawk posted a new thread.

    FOR SALE Rifleman's Traditional Mutton Tallow Patch Lubricant

    Discover the patch lube of the forefathers. 100% pure mutton tallow in 1 oz. tin. $6.25 plus $3.00 shipping by Paypal or money order....

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    Forum: Shooting Accessories Sale/Trade/Wanted

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  7. Khulb liked Donald Mohring's post in the thread New flintlock.

    Here is my new flintlock, it’s a custom 62 caliber Leman with a 36 inch barrel with a 1:72 twist 1 1/8 inch diameter with a beautiful...

    4AEA3D4F-27A3-4AA6-B980-50ADC00DA947.jpeg Nov 21, 2019 at 2:12 PM
  8. Juice Jaws liked Britsmoothy's post in the thread So I have all this lead shot?.

    It's very toxic and should be disposed of very carefully. PM me and will give you an address you can ship it too where upon it will be...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:11 PM
  9. Juice Jaws replied to the thread WANTED orange weskit.

    Try Townsends, if they don't have them in stock they can make you one.

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:08 PM
  10. Boomerang replied to the thread Why is soft lead needed in BP rifles?.

    The patch imprinted on the ball is what transfers the rifling spin to the ball. A hard lead ball isn't imprinted by the patch as much so...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:08 PM
  11. Sparkitoff replied to the thread hunting with a flintlock.

    I've heard it helps if you use a non-metallic touch-hole prick and leave it in place when you come in from the field. I also think it is...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  12. dogfood liked Brokennock's post in the thread Dyeing osnaburg with coffee?.

    I've had very mixed results with coffee and tea dying fabric. Sometimes it takes, sometimes it doesn't. Sometimes in an effort to get it...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:03 PM
  13. Alej liked tenngun's post in the thread The War Between The States Discussions.

    Between the first slaves brought to the Americas in early sixteenth century till the end of slavery in all the Americas to all Spanish,...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 2:03 PM
  14. N.Y. Yankee posted a new thread.

    Why is soft lead needed in BP rifles?

    If the patch is what engages the rifling, what is wrong with a ball made of wheel weights other than a difference in grains. I have a...

    Forum: General Muzzleloading

    Nov 21, 2019 at 1:59 PM
  15. Nyckname liked Sean Gadhar's post in the thread WANTED orange weskit.

    There are patterns out there, https://www.wmboothdraper.com/Patterns/mens_patterns.htm <----- Scroll down the page when you get there,...

    Nov 21, 2019 at 1:59 PM
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