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    WANTED Looking for a short barreled flintlock

    https://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/threads/f-s-english-sporting-rifle-62-caliber.116092/
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    FOR SALE F/S English Sporting Rifle, .62 Caliber

    For sale, a custom-made English Sporting Rifle by Kevin Dougherty of Brackney, PA. Mid-18th C. styling; English walnut stock; 31 inch .62 caliber Rice bbl tapered and flared w/ round-bottomed rifling; Jim Chambers "Round Faced English" lock; steel fowler-style furniture with aged finish; bone...
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    SOLD F/S English Sporting Rifle, .62 Cal

    Rifle no longer available.Where is the "edit" button, lol?
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    SOLD F/S English Sporting Rifle, .62 Cal

    For sale, a custom-made English Sporting Rifle by Kevin Dougherty of Brackney, PA. Mid-18th C. styling; English walnut stock; 31 inch .62 caliber Rice bbl tapered and flared w/ round-bottomed rifling; Jim Chambers "Round Faced English" lock; steel fowler-style furniture with aged finish; bone...
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    Finally Joined the Smoothbore Family!

    Love that gun. Just to give you an idea of how great it'll look when finished! :wink:
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    17th Century New England Event

    “Two Worlds Meet” -- Native American and Colonial Encampment For our first public event of the season, the Daniel Benton Homestead Museum welcomes Native American and English colonial reenactors who portray life in 17th century New England. The talented interpreters in period clothing will...
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    My direct Wood ancestor...

    I've read someplace that by that decade New England fighting men had determined the matchlock to be by and large useless for the New World's style of warfare.
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    1600s Musket

    Couple of new pics here: http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/fusionbb/showpost.php?post/1626984/
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    My New KPW Impression!

    1675-6, Rhode Island militia. Ready to take on Wampanoags and Narragansetts...!
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    1600s Musket

    Been meaning to do that soon... get some pics taken, I mean. My KPW kit is new and only recently assembled....
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    1600s Musket

    Kevin Dougherty built this one, too...!
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    1600s Musket

    I actually had the musket built for me to portray New England militia in King Philip's War! It is a Day lock, though Kevin Dougherty of Brackney, PA, is the actual builder of this piece. I believe Leonard's son does most of the work these days....
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    1600s Musket

    Based upon this original:
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    1600s Musket

    Here's my new toy for this period: mid-1600s "English Lock" musket; .75 cal 46" Colerain bbl, Leonard Day lock.
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    When do weskits become vests?

    "Vest" come from French. Even in the 1700's - and probably earlier - to a French speaker the waistcoat was "la veste." Not sure when and why English-speakers substituted the French term for waistcoat ("weskit")....
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    What Gun would my Ancestor Have?

    Some images of dog-lock types that would have seen use during King Philip's War:
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    17th C. Dog-Lock

    Need the proper lock for a new build. (I realize the Rifle Shoppe has castings and assembled locks, but they require eons to fill an order, LOL!)
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