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My .45's

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Nice. Did you make them? What brand are they?

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NIce! here's my .50 CVA Hawken percussion carbine & the .44 Remmy 1858 by Uberti.
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Timing is everything. I just cast up 250 .58 Mine' Balls for my Zouave. I miss the fun of clouds of smoke and the slow shooting.
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Very nice. There's something elegant about the old side-locks. I started shooting BP in the early '70's. My first one was an $18.50 belt pistol kit gun from CVA. Lots of fun and pretty accurate in the right hands.

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Here is one of mine. Tradition's St. Louis Hawken kit.
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Another
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Here'a another kit.
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Here's one of my longer flint smoothies, 75-caliber and 60" barrel ... yet only weighs ~7-1/2 pounds.
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DaleH,

That's an interesting looking rifle. Who made it?
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Tidewater_Kid wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:32 pm
That's an interesting looking rifle. Who made it?
It is a smoothbore, Fusil de Boucanier - French smoothbore, by contemporary builder Jackie Brown, with barrel by Greg Christian.

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Here's another ... Hall flintlock breech-loading rifle, patent date 1811, from Harper's Ferry aresenal. What an amazing & unique rifle! A breech loading flintlock, patent date 1811, in 52-caliber. Look at the bore - looks NEW! Best pictures I could take using the schmart phone ... It should be in a museum. Maybe it is, 'mine' that is - but I shoot the toys in my museum collection! This is the last arm in the evolution of the flintlock arm.
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DaleH, that is one neat flintlock. Nice.

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DaleH

Thanks for sharing!
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Nice. Did you make them? What brand are they?

Nope I didn't make them, I haven't made a BP kit since they stopped being $25 each at K Mart in the early 80's. What brand are they? Cheap they were soobies kits at one time. But they shoot very well.

That breach loader is fantastic!
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