California black powder revolver laws

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Sam squanch

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If you get “ caught” with ANY gun in California, expect to have it confiscated until you can PROVE it is yours. I heard some courts make you take a gun safety class so you can get it back. Not sure if this is true, or rumor.
 

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Go for it Brother, not really my words. I think I got that from my older cousin Bobby when he moved out of kali. He also said "All the cowboys are gone" in kali. He was sad about it. Bobby was a real cowboy.
Plenty of them where I live in the southern Sierra. Real, honest to goodness ones.
I live adjacent to the largest contiguous piece of privately-held property in the US...Tejon Ranch. ~260,000 acres.

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If you get “ caught” with ANY gun in California, expect to have it confiscated until you can PROVE it is yours. I heard some courts make you take a gun safety class so you can get it back. Not sure if this is true, or rumor.
As a pirate reenactor in California I carried short Dragoon everywhere at festival and even to diner or parties at bars after (never carried powder or ball unless at a range - powder only when exhibit shooting).
One time a couple of us headed off the festival grounds for lunch at Ports O Call in San Pedro. As we passed a couple cops one asked me "Do you have a permit for that?"
I simply (politely and with a smile) explained it was a "Replica flintlock and I carry no charge nor ball"....well, he looked at me suspicious and i just smiled (never pulling it from my belt) and he then nodded and we went out marry way.
Oh, I also had a cutlass at my side, a rigger's knife tucked in my belt and a boot knife.
....twas Grand to be a pirate!

I have also often carried my blunderbuss and passed many a law enforcement, but I dont think many often knew it was real and functional.

Best advice; dont act like a jerk, always smile, and always Always be polite and cooperative.

Oh, and we all took the Safty Course even thou not required...just in case...I also took the Calif Hunting course - just good practice
 

IROCZ

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Plenty of them where I live in the southern Sierra. Real, honest to goodness ones.
I live adjacent to the largest contiguous piece of privately-held property in the US...Tejon Ranch. ~260,000 acres.

wm
Well that is good to hear, I met some fine gentleman from northern California who were patrol rifle instructors. Fine men. I'm glad to know America still has a foothold there! It's a shame that it is hard to exercise your constitutional rights in some states. Black powder always seemed a safe bet. Again, good luck to this young man on his trip.
 

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My wife and I got a good laugh at your post! I hope you don't mind if I give your statement some extra play? LOL!
Many years ago Gallagher (the watermelon smasher) said:
“California is like a bowl of granola- what ain’t fruits and nuts is flakes”
As a native still stuck here …it’s still true
 

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I will be astounded If CADOJ doesn't move on all BP this year. Now that CA Gov. has again invalidated the ouster vote process you can guess what may happen next.
 

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