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« on: April 30, 2009, 05:04:33 PM »

I am preparing to build a copy of a John Dreisbach original that has a C. Bird & Company flintlock.  Can anyone recommend a close match for this lock?
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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2009, 06:31:29 PM »

You'll have to make one.

TRS might have a suitable parts set.
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2009, 07:25:01 PM »

Try this one.

http://cgi.ebay.com/fine-FLINTLOCK-Muzzleloader-Black-Powder-Part-Gun-rifle_W0QQitemZ360150588172QQcmdZViewItemQQptZVintage_Hunting?hash=item360150588172&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1205%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318%7C301%3A0%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A50

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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2009, 10:12:36 PM »

wow, that's the ticket right there.
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