My Neighbor has a nice parker hale, pristine. It about thirty years old.
He wants way too much money for it. way beyond its original cost
At half cock it is supposed to spin thats how you load it.
At rest or full cock things should be locked up tight. Some cylinder lock springs are...
Has anyone out there ever found a replacement main spring for a Hawkin?
Is there substitutes or vendors of springs that would fit?
If I hit where I am aiming I am good with it
Good Luck Dibbuk if you find one in pristine shape its going to be more than $100 Bucks
Welcome, I am above you in sussex
It looks like an old T/C mold having one myself. just checked my moulds all lymans are stamped Lyman and the T/C moulds are like yours
Accuracy is defined hitting what you are aiming at.
It does not always happen.
Lard or motor oil. Any fat based substance will protect. Why the hair splitting on this subject?
Clean the darn thing up grease it up and check on...
I have the Hawken 50 in wood and the new englander 50 in Rianite Stock.
Took care of them and they have served for years.
Will be passed on when I...
Scrim, I had the same thing happen to me with a tumble down a hill. Re-stocked it with one from Pecatonica. Left it a little thick as its a tool...
Very Well Said...
Welcome Dan, Join the rest of us old retired guys.
I agree 100% with you. It is nice to be out in the elements hunting with this particular style of weapon...I have reaped the reward many...
Hello my Brothers and Sisters,
I cannot believe how time has passed. 30 years since I fell in love...
When I was a kid they had books for twenty cents.
Now your Parakeet Know your Budgie....know your flintlock..no book for that...
I use a 1/2 inch cork circle punched out out of cork mat from the hobby store with an arch punch.
1 every other chamber no lube never had a...
did an old T/C hawken on suggestion from here no regrets
Repurposed an old swiss army knife just for situations like this.
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