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  Topic: OTT
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 8
Views: 12098

PostForum: MUZZLELOADER / On The Trail   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:26 pm   Subject: OTT
From the On the Trail section of this site.

Medicine Soldier

Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:11 pm Post subject:

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  Topic: DELETED
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 28
Views: 16212

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:37 am   Subject: DELETED
Although I can't say for certain why it was deleted, I can speculate by looking at a few others postings from the the same person that have all been deleted. One being the thread that referenced som ...
  Topic: Powder Horns
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 38
Views: 25269

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:31 pm   Subject: Powder Horns
Since I have several different rifled and smooth guns I have both. (I am not one of those folks that you have to be aware of because I own only one gun and know how to use it) Separate straps on some ...
  Topic: Hunting with bess
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 11
Views: 12939

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:36 pm   Subject: Hunting with bess
I have used mine successfully for squirrels with 80 grains 2F and using the same measure a heaping load of homemade shot.

Last year I managed to fill one of my deer tags with 80 grains of 2F and a ...
  Topic: Ever been shot?
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 43
Views: 31149

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 1:38 pm   Subject: Ever been shot?
The original question was

Have any of you ever been shot with lead ball?
I know it can't feel good, but I'm looking for first hand accounts of how it feels to be shot.


The question asks fo ...
  Topic: New idea
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 4
Views: 4156

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:42 pm   Subject: New idea
I won't go into whether the idea is a good one or not or if it would do any good but I will share this.

This exact thing was done when someone sent a teabag to the local office of our State Represe ...
  Topic: Redcoat Holdouts Still Fighting American Revolution
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 5
Views: 4082

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:32 pm   Subject: Redcoat Holdouts Still Fighting American Revolution
cool, it looks like I can get all my Revolutionary War gear at that big Trader tent in the background.
  Topic: Middlesex Village Trading Co.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 28
Views: 51027

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 10:08 pm   Subject: Middlesex Village Trading Co.
I currently own 4 guns from MVT. My first was a Bess which is maybe a bit crude and has a stiff trigger pull....but then never having handled and fired an original it may be very authentic in that re ...
  Topic: rifle balls
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 17
Views: 11348

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:28 pm   Subject: Pewter figures
Beowulf,

Although you could melt down the Pewter for balls they will be different weight and size than lead balls from the same mold. I would recommend that if you decide to melt them down that yo ...
  Topic: Landjaeger
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 8
Views: 10904

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:21 pm   Subject: Landjaeger
Bavaria Sausage Inc. ( www.bavariasausage.com ) Madison, Wisconsin carries Landjager ( https://www.bavariasausage.com/shop/index.php?storecategory_id=54 )

They say "These do not require refrig ...
  Topic: How not to get shot... the period way.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 34
Views: 21807

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:21 am   Subject: How not to get shot... the period way.
You said your main concern is going from your vehicle to your ambush site. My suggestion is to consider a compromise on PC v/s Hunter orange by having a piece of Orange cloth that you can drape over ...
  Topic: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 26
Views: 14890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:14 pm   Subject: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
I really had no intentions of knocking the young man doing the video, although I have to admit my first comments probably appeared somewhat snide as I attemted a bit of humor along with my concerns as ...
  Topic: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 26
Views: 14890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:15 pm   Subject: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
I noticed the ramrod toss only after watching it again after reading the comments regarding the video that are posted on youtube. Didn't notice the first time because I was too concerned with my comp ...
  Topic: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 26
Views: 14890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:15 pm   Subject: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
4 minutes 8 seconds into the video he begins loading for his 3rd shot .....by putting down a charge directly into the barrel from his horn.

I gotta go along with Lloyd on this one......if your goin ...
  Topic: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
Medicine Soldier

Replies: 26
Views: 14890

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:08 pm   Subject: How to shoot a flintlock.... an interesting video.
Lloyd,

He left the horn unplugged only once.....well technically only once since after he took it out the first time he only put it back in after all three shots. So in a 5 minute video he had a t ...
 
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