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  1. Celticstoneman

    PC or HC Pocket Knives

    I read that their description of this knife clearly states no back spring. Friction holds it open. It is an attractive knife too bad its sold out. Townsends Company. does have a friction folder that is HC. I have both sizes .With a little elbow grease they are fine knives. John
  2. Celticstoneman

    .50 caliber Lancaster Inspired Rifle

    With that fine gun as an example and your young age I marvel at the rifles you are going to produce. Bravo ,you did good! John
  3. Celticstoneman

    Guns of Famous Frontiersmen

    DaveBoone, That is the most entertaining post I have ever read. Thanks for making my day! John
  4. Celticstoneman

    Old Saratoga Muzzleloaders

    Saratoga town or Saratoga aircraft carrier? Apologise for dumb question but as my Mama always said I am dumber than a box of bakers chocolate.
  5. Celticstoneman

    New accouterments

    Cap, I know what it takes to produce these items. You are doing nice work! John
  6. Celticstoneman

    pretty much finished my Tennessee classic 45. a new gem is born!

    That is a fine looking rifle! Be proud when you carry it, you should be. John
  7. Celticstoneman

    A typical quality dealer here in UK and his wares in pdf form

    Well TFoley, I looked at those items and cried, real big tears. Very nice indeed ,thanks for sharing. John
  8. Celticstoneman

    When did the term "muzzleloader" come to be ?

    That is an interesting article. Thanks! John
  9. Celticstoneman

    Opinel No. 7, the perfect knife for a possibles bag

    DeerStalker, before you leap for that French knife look for an "Old Bear" They are Italian and are head and shoulders above that French knife. You can get them with a walnut handle, the bolster or collar is also the lock . it is a substantial one made of brass with an iron swivel lock. The...
  10. Celticstoneman

    Interesting Reading

    Likewise, thanks. John
  11. Celticstoneman

    Interesting Reading

    BigStick, that is an interesting site but it confuses me. Is it a weekly or monthly updated blog style publication? Is it a subscription site? Or is it merely a site with what you see is what we have limited articles? Thank you for sharing it. John
  12. Celticstoneman

    Kerosene lamps?

    Beautiful ! John
  13. Celticstoneman

    Kerosene lamps?

    Gunny, I would like to chime in, please don't apologize for your reminiscing because we all need to remember those things or at least learn about them. Thanks for your stories all of you that have contributed. John
  14. Celticstoneman

    Last of the Mohicans??

  15. Celticstoneman

    Last of the Mohicans??

    Cutfinger, I agree with you. As another here has said that he would rather do dirty deeds for two days rather than reread the series I agree with him too. It seems to me I remember that Cooper's wife was reading the latest novel, from Britain I believe. He read it also and declared something...
  16. Celticstoneman

    Last of the Mohicans??

    On the subject of sleeping in an animal carcass, I remember a film vaguely from the mid to late 50's about hunters and a white buffalo. In the end of the film the wicked hunter has ,in a blinding blizzard killed the actor mentioned white buffalo gutted it and crawled inside. He has this look in...
  17. Celticstoneman

    Never ever

    Cutfinger, that was a real display of honesty on your part. It causes me to wonder at the honesty of your recent commercial deals!
  18. Celticstoneman

    Never ever

    Jim, if I have read and understand your post correctly you stole those from the salesperson and the store. That was a morally reprehensible thing to do. Shame on you. John Ellis.
  19. Celticstoneman

    WANTED screws?

    My local Ace , A big one , only carries Phillips head. Thanks for the tip about burning off the plating. John