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  1. Bob McBride

    A Brace of Fine John Proud Horns

    I've been on something of a John Proud kick these last few months. Here's a few of his horns that I just couldn't pass up. John is a fine gent and a great artist and a member of CLA and a Guild Horner.
  2. Bob McBride

    Historically Incorrect, or (A Story of Thread Counting and Delrin Rods)

    I think there are those who see HC/PC as an integral part of their muzzleloading experience because their primary interest is in the period represented by the firearms they choose to shoot. In other words, a proper history buff who’s primary hobby is shooting. Then there are those who do not...
  3. Bob McBride

    BPTV - THE ALABAMA KENTUCKY RIFLE SHOW

    Highlights from last weekend’s Kentucky Rifle Show in Rogersville, AL.
  4. Bob McBride

    WITHDRAWN JACK BROOKS TYPE G CAROLINA TRADE GUN

    I'm considering selling my custom 20 bore Jack Brooks Type G 'Bumford' Carolina Trade Gun. This was the early Trade Gun imported into the Southern ports in the mid 1700's. Built by Jack in 2005. Jack built three of these over the years. I know where one of the others are but not the third. 46"...
  5. Bob McBride

    Double Doe Plains Rifle Day

    So Ol' Pop called me from up the back hill this morning at 7:30 to have me bring the SxS up because he'd taken two big doe. Darn near the daily bag. He'd shot the first one at 45 yards along the fenceline right as her front legs were landing after jumping the fence. Both lungs and the heart with...
  6. Bob McBride

    NEW ALLEN MARTIN BERKS SCHIMMEL

    I finally talked Al out of another one of his Schimmels. He finished it a few months ago. He calls it a Peter Angstadt inspired, Berks/Lehigh, with a touch of Bucks. Sort of a Blue Mtn (Where Dixon's muzzleloader shop is) Kutztown Schimmel..... .54 Cal Getz Oct-Rnd 44 1/2". 7lbs. Large Siler...
  7. Bob McBride

    Black Powder Linguistic Pet Peeves

    So, another thread gave me the idea for this'n, so why hold back? It's 'Hump Day'..... What are your pet peeves when it comes to postmodern traditional muzzleloading lingo? Do you go full Jojoba-oiled-beard hipster and call it a 'rocklock' or does that seem somehow sacreligious as you scratch...
  8. Bob McBride

    What the heck is this?

    I’ve posted this on ALR a few years ago and got a few ideas of what the story might be but I’d love to hear any thoughts you guys may have.
  9. Bob McBride

    BLACK POWDER TV GIVEAWAY! WANT HALF OFF A HIGH END KIT?

    So, since I started BPTV one year ago yesterday and am close to hitting 5k subscribers, which is pretty darn good for a single year, I thought I'd do a big 5k subscriber giveaway. At this point the prize is BPTV will pay half your bill at Kibler's, Pecotonica, Chamber's, TOTW, or other muzzle...
  10. Bob McBride

    BPTV VIDEO: How to Safely Ship a Long Gun

    I had a few requests for this video along with many questions about how I ship my long guns. I posted this in another thread but I thought it might do some good with a heading of it's own. Enjoy. PS: Shipping this crate USPS costs between $80-$100 and about $25-$35 to build. I like to pay the...
  11. Bob McBride

    SOLD ORIGINAL 1842 HARPER'S FERRY AND ACCOUTREMENTS

    I HAVE AN ORIGINAL 1842 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET FOR SALE. IT IS A GREAT SHOOTER. THE BARREL HAS BEEN LINED BY BOBBY HOYT, THE REAR SIGHT IS A REPRO, I'M NOT SURE WHO'S, AND THE FORSTOCK HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY REPLACED/REPAIRED. YOU CAN SEE THE SEAM APPX 1" IN FRONT OF THE FRONT OF THE REAR SIGHT...
  12. Bob McBride

    BPTV video of the 2020 Fall Frolic Longrifle Show.

    For you Longrifle Show guys, here's a two part BPTV video of the Fall Frolic in Sharonville, OH from this weekend. Go easy on me as my skills freehand videoing shows isn't quite there yet....
  13. Bob McBride

    SOLD DWIGHT GALLIAN KNIFE/DOUG SCHWARTZ SHEATH

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. Hand forged Long knife by Dwight Gallian of Longhunter's Legacy. 11 3/4" total...
  14. Bob McBride

    SOLD LARGE Tim Crosby Southern banded powder horn

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. Large smoothbore size Southern banded powder horn with leather repair (faux) by...
  15. Bob McBride

    SOLD Southern banded Priming Horn by CLA artist Tim Crosby

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. The coolest Southern priming horn you will ever see, if you ever see another...
  16. Bob McBride

    SOLD CLA Artist Tim Crosby NC two piece banded horn for sale

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. Here is a very cool two piece small southern banded horn patterned from an...
  17. Bob McBride

    CLOSED CLA artist Tim Crosby NC banded Double Powder Horn

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. Here's an extremely super Tim Crosby made NC double Southern banded powder horn...
  18. Bob McBride

    SOLD Scott Sibley Rev War/F&I Scrimshawed Powder horn for sale (SOLD)

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. Here is a horn made by Scott Sibley and Scrimmed by Cathy Sibley. RHC. Appx. 13"...
  19. Bob McBride

    SOLD Tim Crosby Southern Single Band Powder Horn for sale (SOLD)

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. A beautiful single band southern (NC) powder horn by CLA artist Tim Crosby. Screw...
  20. Bob McBride

    SOLD Large shot pouch for sale

    Cleaning out a bunch of custom and handmade stuff that I've collected over the years that isn't getting used. A dozen or so listings coming. If I remember who made it I'll put it in the listing. Paypal preferred. This large shot pouch is appx 12" along the outside edge. It will hold a lot of...
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