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  Topic: How to carry a black powder measure
sonny

Replies: 17
Views: 11186

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:26 am   Subject: How to carry a black powder measure
I have my powder measure hanging from a woven linen line, attached to my shoulder strap, which go's thru the hole in the tip of my powder horn, with enough length to be tucked into the bag. The horn i ...
  Topic: regimental coat work....looking for Joseph Malit
sonny

Replies: 0
Views: 812

PostForum: Skills and Crafts   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2016 12:45 pm   Subject: regimental coat work....looking for Joseph Malit
I need some work done on my regimental coat. I was given the name of joseph Malit from jersey is the go to guy. Can anybody help me to get in touch with Mr. Malit for help............Thanks.........so ...
  Topic: help contacting Rich or Ed Dillion gunmakers
sonny

Replies: 0
Views: 2407

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:21 am   Subject: help contacting Rich or Ed Dillion gunmakers
I have tried phone/email/ texting, an cannot get a return phone call, e-mail or information on my gun in Rich's home. I was supposed to be next in line to have my flintlock started but cannot reach th ...
  Topic: looking for correct wool color to make regimental coat
sonny

Replies: 1
Views: 2182

PostForum: Personas   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:42 am   Subject: looking for correct wool color to make regimental coat
hello, I am looking for the correct color brown wool to make 24th conn regimental coat. I see that the red is easy to find, but the brown(peat/color???) is hard to find. Can anybody direct me to a sou ...
  Topic: Sunglasses?
sonny

Replies: 14
Views: 6743

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:38 pm   Subject: period colored sunglasses reasons
I would suppose there were some rich citizens with sunglasses early in the 1750s to 1800s. I have read in some optical history books, that color of lenses some time implyed that the person had a histo ...
  Topic: blackpowder sludge run marks on stock
sonny

Replies: 9
Views: 3970

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:35 am   Subject: blackpowder sludge run marks on stock
hello,I have a french fusil that while cleaning with a sloppy windshield washer patch,ran the dirty fouling from the barrel down the stock an made a lighter then stock color run marks down the butt si ...
  Topic: Does caliber equate to "Hog Size?"?
sonny

Replies: 10
Views: 10733

PostForum: Traditional Hunting   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:00 pm   Subject: thinking about a black powder hog.but?
how much gun would be enough? Would a 54 cal rifle with 80 grains of 3f have enough ummph to get complete pass through at 50yrds?round ball of course...................sonny
  Topic: Cheating the intent of muzzleloader season
sonny

Replies: 92
Views: 37622

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:07 pm   Subject: adjusting politics with blackpowder season
here in p.a. there can be no doubt that politics/money is the deciding factor with our primitive season laws.I know for a fact that although everybody wants to correct the game commissions seasons an ...
  Topic: fire cakes how to make em???
sonny

Replies: 0
Views: 6188

PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:54 am   Subject: fire cakes how to make em???
I like to trek! an mould love to know how to make a bread substatute with flour alone/no rising agent!......I guess.........I am sure there is more to it then ploping a glob on a hot rock......anybody ...
  Topic: paper patch with a 77 cal bess....any good results?
sonny

Replies: 11
Views: 4033

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:38 am   Subject: paper patch with a 77 cal bess....any good results?
just got a 77 cal bess long land pattern an wanted to try paper patched loads.I was told the bess needs a 30 thou patch an 100 gr 2f.I can't imagine that paper wrapped around 6 times would work for se ...
  Topic: fire cakes how to make em???
sonny

Replies: 0
Views: 5684

PostForum: Trail Foods   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 7:30 pm   Subject: fire cakes how to make em???
I read about fire cakes an wondered how when you are trekking an have no yeast to make flour rise can you make biscuts.....flour water???? then what...sonny
  Topic: english officers fusil,,,,,were they fancy or plain
sonny

Replies: 17
Views: 10603

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:46 am   Subject: sling swivels
Did they have shoulder strap swivels as a rule???...........sonny
  Topic: english officers fusil,,,,,were they fancy or plain
sonny

Replies: 17
Views: 10603

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:39 pm   Subject: english officers fusil,,,,,were they fancy or plain
thinking about making an english officer fusil an torn between fancy or plain.I think officer fusil would be higher quality then reg army weapons,but how much nicer were they normally..........no not ...
  Topic: left side bag carry, right side rifle shoot,....how
sonny

Replies: 7
Views: 4796

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:53 am   Subject: left side bag carry, right side rifle shoot,....how
hello...........if i carry my shooting bag on left side with powder horn on left side.........how do you horn prime with right side gun lock shooting righty?? bag on left an horn on right.......how do ...
  Topic: Powder Horns
sonny

Replies: 38
Views: 14678

PostForum: Message Board   Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:24 pm   Subject: Powder Horns
right hand shooter/right side main horn.I do carry a small priming horn for deer hunting or woodswalk for max speed with shotoff.If weather is crummy,go with 3f.I tried to carry bag on right with horn ...
 
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