Ackerman Arms

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  1. Jun 24, 2016 #1

    SgtErv

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    Wondering if anyone has dealt with this gentleman before? What was your experience like? I'm hunting for a used Navy Arms 1763 Charleville and he specializes in used musket procurement, refurbishing (if needed) and reselling.
     
  2. Jun 28, 2016 #2

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    I never heard of them before so I found their web page. They definitely seem to cater to those type's of musket's. They also offer a lot of restoration options. They also have a pretty good inventory of muzzleloader's. Don't know of anyone who has dealt with them before though?

    Respectfully, Cowboy
     
  3. Jun 29, 2016 #3

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    He's from Massachusetts, nuff said!
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  4. Jun 29, 2016 #4

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    Massachusttes : isn't their motto,Live free or move ???
    But to answer SgtErv: never heard of them,,but then I haven't heard of a lot of other things either..
     
  5. Jul 1, 2016 #5

    Greg Wesley

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    If your talking about Paul Ackermann, he is top notch and knows his stuff. I make sure to stop by and see him at the gun show in Saratoga, NY. He has put a flash guard on my Jaeger and worked to get a frozen screw out on a Pedersoli Bess lock for me (I would bugger it up bad). He knows his stuff and I would not hesitate to call or email if I had a question. He's good people.
    Pvt. G. Wesley
    3rd Tryon County Militia
     
  6. Jul 1, 2016 #6

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    Thanks man. That is very good to know!
     
  7. Jul 2, 2016 #7

    Greg Wesley

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    Paul Ackermann helped one of our new recruits early this spring. The recruit and his grandson wanted a fowler and I emailed Paul to see if he had one or knew where one was for sale. He came through finding what they were looking for, went through it, and now have a happy private of the militia. Paul told them that if they had any questions or problems, don't hesitate to call or email him.
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    Tim Maxey

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    Paul is the man! I have had him tune a couple of locks for me- they came back fast, and went from 12+ pound behemoths to 3.5 pound clean breaking jewels. I recommend him whole heartedly!
     
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    Wonder if he is any relation to Phil Ackerman? Bought some English walnut blanks off him a bit over 20 years ago. Can't remember what New England state he was in though. Remember the service being exceptional.
     
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    Thanks gentlemen!
     
  11. Jul 3, 2016 #11

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    Hi,
    You also might like to know that Paul Ackermann is a primary conservator for the arms collection at the West Point Museum.

    dave
     
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    SgtErv

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    One thing I could tell from his website and a couple of emails is that he knows his history, but I didn't know it was on that level. I'm quite confident given the tidbits you all have related. Too cool.
     
  13. Jul 9, 2016 #13

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    I bought some Brown Bess parts from him a few years ago. I can only second what others have said: parts and service were top notch!
     
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    I second what dave said.paul is extremely knowledgeable about military and civilian weapons and is a super top notch person as well.i would not hesitate to send anyone to him. he is very giving of his time and knowledge as well.first class person..
     
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    Hi,
    Just before Xmas, I ordered a pattern 1742 Brown Bess lock from Paul. He has TRS part sets for many colonial and Rev War military guns. He was easy to work with and I received my order within 2 weeks using a personal check.

    dave
     

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