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I agree with Mike.  Myron was a super nice guy to work with.  I miss being able to visit him at Friendship. 
                                                                      Roger Sells
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Black Powder Shooting / Merical Mountain Rendezvous 2018
« Last post by Denny Ducet on Today at 07:52:49 AM »
There will be roughly 4 videos on this event, surrounding different aspects of the weekend.  Enjoy!  All music is recorded live at the rendezvous.


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Accoutrements / Re: US Rifleman's horn
« Last post by David Rase on Today at 07:43:28 AM »
Tim,

Where did you get a horn that size ?  I have been looking for one (ok....maybe not quite that big)... to make up as a powder storage horn.  Haven't been able to find one.
Dave,
What you want is a Watusi bull horn.  I bought a pair off of Ebay from a vendor called rmckbones.  I have purchased sever items from him over the years and have been very pleased.
David
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Black Powder Shooting / Re: Realistic expectations for accuracy.
« Last post by Dan on Today at 07:31:25 AM »
Dunno what works for the average Joe, but this works for me.  50 yards, offhand.  High shot on the left target was the fouler.  Days I get to shoot at something longer than 50 yards here in the swamps are as rare as hen's teeth.  20-35 yards is the norm.

.45 caliber PRB shooter...



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Gun Building / Re: My first gun engraving!!
« Last post by Justin Urbantas on Today at 07:24:08 AM »
thanks for the tips. I wasn't the happiest with the pre-cut patchbox. I will try some of the ones from MBS next time.
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Gun Building / Re: Finished Rifle
« Last post by B Shipman on Today at 06:02:49 AM »
I can tell who made it at a glance.
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Black Powder Shooting / Re: Black Powder in Louisville
« Last post by little joe on Today at 05:45:45 AM »
Deer Creek in Waldron In. a little south  of Shelbyville in.
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Items for Sale/Wanted / Re: Walnut Jaeger stock with inlet 31" barrel
« Last post by burnt on Today at 05:34:53 AM »
Yes the breach plug is included and has been indexed by Rice, there are also wood slabs from top and bottom of the fore end.

Kevin
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Scott, I will take it, please.

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Antique Gun Collecting / Lock styles
« Last post by Lindisfarne793 on Today at 05:29:27 AM »
Does anyone know anything about the use of blind screws being used in the lock plate for the sear screws? I have seen this referenced as being characteristic of very early Germanic locks, where only one screw is visible, however I have seen a few examples (most in Shumway's collection on Jaeger rifles) that have no visible sear screws. Is actually this typical of earlier locks or a particular region?
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