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  1. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    https://cowboystatedaily.com/2024/06/22/famous-wyoming-mountain-man-jim-bakers-sword-found-donated-to-museum/
  2. sethwyo

    Rendezvous fort Union this week

    Didn't blow anybody's tents down. Yesterday the ambulance was out here twice because of dehydration people weren't drinking enough water. Thankful we get to do events like this and get the visit a few museums as we head back West today and tomorrow, some pretty good people and some pretty fun...
  3. sethwyo

    FOR SALE Afghan Enfield Carbine

    I don't know much about these but it sure looks interesting and likes it would be a heap of fun, what calibration is the muzzle and what year was this piece made?
  4. sethwyo

    Ammunition for a muzzleloader.

    The cylindro-conoidal bullet is a type of muzzleloading firearm projectile with a convexly cone-like front end ("nose") and a cylindrical rear body, invented by Captain John Norton of the British 34th Regiment in 1832.
  5. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    B for Better then movies that don't have muzzleloaders in them 🙂
  6. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    Well this is the appropriate thread to do so, so please tell us about yourself and the work you've done in our stories and history 🙂
  7. sethwyo

    Ammunition for a muzzleloader.

    so it looks like the only way to get a historically accurate more powerful rifle round is to go ahead and do what they did back in the day , bigger ball , a thicker patch more grease an a heap more powder, the reason why rifles like the Hawkins where built with those heavy Barrel an big bores...
  8. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    I can't find it I've gone through all my old books and magazines and just can't seem to find it
  9. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    ? ? ? 😳 WWWHHAAAAT ???
  10. sethwyo

    Were mzldrs and revolvers cleaned back in the day, as we do today?

    https://archive.org/details/adventuresinmexi00ruxtrich/mode/1up
  11. sethwyo

    History, stories , folklore & tales

    https://archive.org/details/adventuresinmexi00ruxtrich/mode/1up https://archive.org/details/adventuresinmexi00ruxtrich/mode/1up
  12. sethwyo

    Were mzldrs and revolvers cleaned back in the day, as we do today?

    You mean instead, how many pale face devils was after you ?
  13. sethwyo

    Were mzldrs and revolvers cleaned back in the day, as we do today?

    I have found it very difficult to find such precious accounts and details of such things, at the gun shows and flea markets we occasionally find some books from the 1950s were they was actually able to interview some old fellas that were alive back in the 1800s, part of it is folks back in...
  14. sethwyo

    Paper-Patching, In a Muzzleloader?

    Paper patching originated with our British brothers ?
  15. sethwyo

    Ammunition for a muzzleloader.

    cylindro-conoidal bullet is a type of muzzleloading firearm projectile with a convexly cone-like front end ("nose") and a cylindrical rear body, invented by Captain John Norton of the British 34th Regiment in 1832. It had a cavitied base, so when fired, the thin concavity wall ("skirt") would...
  16. sethwyo

    Ammunition for a muzzleloader.

    Looking for some input, experience and if anyone has some actual historical accounts to share, Wanting to try to get a mini bullet to load for my 50 and 54 and start doing some long-range shooting I'm going to try 300 yards and if it works out going to try a little bit farther. Wanting to...
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