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  Topic: Help with flintlock hammer
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 15
Views: 6060

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:14 am   Subject: Help with flintlock hammer
Dino:

Here is a picture of the NEW T/C flintlock cock on left vs the OLD one on the right. When T/C had muzzleloader parts still in stock, they would replace this out for free under their lifetime ...
  Topic: Down sizeing Good Flints
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 3
Views: 7319

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:32 pm   Subject: Down sizeing Good Flints
Great source here: http://www.neolithics.com/kits-etc/
  Topic: He'll do till a bigger one comes along
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 2
Views: 4486

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:53 am   Subject: He'll do till a bigger one comes along
Good going! Great pictures and story. And truth be told, I admit lust over the Bruton southern rifle that a friend owns ...
  Topic: Sitting Fox muzzleloaders
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 3
Views: 6593

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:28 pm   Subject: Sitting Fox muzzleloaders
I had a VERY positive experience dealing with Ray. I bought off another MZL site, a RH'd Fusil de Chasse kit from Ray. It was unbuilt, as the previous owner was too daunted by it all.

It had 42&quo ...
  Topic: Looking to have a rifle made
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 15
Views: 21794

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:06 pm   Subject: Looking to have a rifle made
Jackie is a member here. Send him an email or pm, he is #58 on the member list. He would be my choice for a new gun at that price.
Jeff
FWIW I have a 48" club butt smoothie from Jackie and it i ...
  Topic: latest issue of ML.
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 1
Views: 6387

PostForum: MUZZLELOADER / On The Trail   Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:38 pm   Subject: latest issue of ML.
Hear, hear!
  Topic: sitting fox kits
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 1
Views: 4177

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 9:40 pm   Subject: sitting fox kits
It depends ....

On his Fusil de Chasse 'standard' kit ...

BARREL: It is a 42" barrel with non-tapered octagonal breech section to the wedding band transition.
-A real FdC barrel should be ...
  Topic: Simeon Nash Soldier-Sailor 1759
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 4
Views: 6114

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:47 am   Subject: Simeon Nash Soldier-Sailor 1759
Info on their son and reference to a book that might help.

http://genforum.genealogy.com/nash/messages/1196.html

Neat lineage there Paul!
  Topic: May/June issue of Muzzleloader
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 11
Views: 14166

PostForum: MUZZLELOADER / On The Trail   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:21 pm   Subject: May/June issue of Muzzleloader
Mike Nesbit is a positive ambassador for the sport of black powder shooting. He constantly goes to local matches and introduces new people to our hobby. We need ambassadors, and we need new people. Be ...
  Topic: Expanding Empire
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 11
Views: 12293

PostForum: MUZZLELOADER / On The Trail   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:44 am   Subject: Expanding Empire
I was under the impression it was the other way around ...
I too read it the way Mike framed it, at least by the intro I read in the former Scurlock MZL mag editors page ...
  Topic: .58 caliber balls in 20 ga fowler?
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 28
Views: 20126

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:42 pm   Subject: Re: .58 caliber balls in 20 ga fowler?

I offer this advice to you as a hunter :), as I know the patching offends many purists here ;).

So is it impossible to be both?
Well, of course it 'could' be! But I'll respond with the SAME ret ...
  Topic: .58 caliber balls in 20 ga fowler?
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 28
Views: 20126

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:21 pm   Subject: Re: .58 caliber balls in 20 ga fowler?
I have a 20 GA. TVM fowler, which I love. I mostly use it with shot, but when I shoot balls, I've been using 0.600" diameter. Even with a very thin patch, that is a tight fit. I have to swab betw ...
  Topic: single or double trigger for rifle
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 5
Views: 3831

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:58 am   Subject: single or double trigger for rifle
what are your ideas/ preferences ... single or double trigger on a rifle ...
A well-tuned single trigger is superior than a set or double-trigger. Many don’t realize it, but as far as ‘lock time’ a ...
  Topic: removing excess wood
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 9
Views: 5655

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:59 pm   Subject: removing excess wood
From most aggressive to least, I'd rate rasps, coarse micro-planes, then files, then fine(er) micro-planes, to scraping. Of course, one can do wonders with a spokeshave too, if one knows the tool and ...
  Topic: Men's stockings...
Flint62Smoothie

Replies: 10
Views: 7533

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:11 am   Subject: Men's stockings...
That's http://www.bethlehemtradingpost.com/
 
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