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  Topic: Newest build
Rich Pierce

Replies: 7
Views: 9158

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:02 pm   Subject: Newest build
Nicely done.
  Topic: Frizzen Life
Rich Pierce

Replies: 14
Views: 20395

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:37 pm   Subject: Frizzen Life
maybe 20,000 shots.
  Topic: Blue River Canoe Scout AAR with pictures!
Rich Pierce

Replies: 4
Views: 9344

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:25 am   Subject: Blue River Canoe Scout AAR with pictures!
Great sotry and you look terrific too!
  Topic: Squirrel Load Question
Rich Pierce

Replies: 8
Views: 8002

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed May 30, 2012 7:20 am   Subject: Squirrel Load Question
Best to try patterning a little then make sure the shot will penetrate a soup can at 25 yards.
  Topic: Bald is beautiful
Rich Pierce

Replies: 5
Views: 5740

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:53 am   Subject: Bald is beautiful
me too. i'll pray for healing, strength and comfort.
  Topic: Charred wood
Rich Pierce

Replies: 23
Views: 19700

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:56 am   Subject: Charred wood
Pithy stalks like mullein, split and charred, work well. The soft "filling" catches sparks well. Downside is small size; need good aim.
  Topic: Need help in choosing gunmaker...
Rich Pierce

Replies: 27
Views: 21654

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 5:19 pm   Subject: Need help in choosing gunmaker...
Type G would be available, sort of the cheapest sort of gun a man might have. So if that fits your station in life, you'd probably be fine in an English-speaking colony with that. But it is by no me ...
  Topic: Military flintlocks (locks)
Rich Pierce

Replies: 10
Views: 11792

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:17 pm   Subject: Military flintlocks (locks)
The R.E. Davis Early English is similar to locks found on many militia-style colonial made muskets.

http://www.redaviscompany.com/0357.html
  Topic: Set Triggers
Rich Pierce

Replies: 4
Views: 4377

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 7:42 pm   Subject: Set Triggers
those guys nailed it. Set triggers were more common on some schools of rifles than others. Never seen one on a Lehigh or Bucks County rifle for example.
  Topic: Painted Sign By Janna Gatliff
Rich Pierce

Replies: 5
Views: 5972

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:58 pm   Subject: Painted Sign By Janna Gatliff
Joel Ferree made some rifles that are my favorites. The little one that used to be in the Landis Farm Museum was a dandy.
  Topic: thin wrists?
Rich Pierce

Replies: 1
Views: 3228

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2011 7:18 pm   Subject: thin wrists?
Lehigh and Bucks County rifles of 1790-1810 often had slender wrists.
  Topic: drill a hole in hardened steel
Rich Pierce

Replies: 13
Views: 12712

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:10 am   Subject: drill a hole in hardened steel
But Bonte, I LIKE getting primitive and messy! :-)
  Topic: drill a hole in hardened steel
Rich Pierce

Replies: 13
Views: 12712

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:52 pm   Subject: drill a hole in hardened steel
You are on the right track, spot annealing is the first thing to try. I would stick the blade in the ground, wet the ground, pile a little mud up around the base of the tang, then hit your spots with ...
  Topic: CLA Show In Lexington - Recommendations?
Rich Pierce

Replies: 8
Views: 8396

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:24 am   Subject: CLA Show In Lexington - Recommendations?
Plenty of eateries in walking distance. There's a nice restaurant across the street with fine food. Less expensive stuff closeby also.

At the last CLA they divided the show into contemporary work ...
  Topic: Rich Pierce contact info
Rich Pierce

Replies: 3
Views: 5112

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:25 pm   Subject: Rich Pierce contact info
or longtrekflints@gmail.com
 
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