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Poll to determin how many firearms are still to be handed in.
I would also love to know from those who have handed in their firearms as to whether they were happy with the compensation they received. Maybe you could comment here.

Started Aug 22nd, 2019 at 12:09am by Alan
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By: Alan
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Photo Bucket work around for your browser
Ive discovered this work around for firefox browsers and Chrome browsers.
For Firefox† †https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/photobucket-fix/?src=api
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Started Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02am by Alan
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Where to buy PB Rilfe?
Iím looking at buying a black powder rifle to take to the USA to hunt.
Where do you guys buy black powder rifles?

Started Jun 25th, 2020 at 1:49pm by cb14
3 5084 Last Post Jun 25th, 2020 at 4:53pm
By: Tasbay
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Black powder and the cheap ass
I have been mucking around with Black Powder rifles for over 20yrs now and will admit being a bit frustrated in the beginning with a Flintlock that would only go off when it felt like it. Experiance a...

Started Sep 21st, 2016 at 10:12pm by Tasbay
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91 43501 Last Post May 18th, 2020 at 9:24pm
By: Micky Duck
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Earl Wyatt
Earl Wyatt from the then Upper Hutt Gunshop mads me a few fine rifles , I know the shop has been sold and has moved . I am unable to track it down on the net , I was wondering if Earl was still above ...

Started Nov 16th, 2017 at 3:49am by Flintlock
3 3287 Last Post May 1st, 2020 at 7:29pm
By: Carlsen Highway
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Black Powder Shotgunning
I am considering buying a muzzle loading shotgun and was wondering if anyone has been using a muzzle loading shotgun this duck shooting season? I am looking at buying a pedersoli side by side and was ...

Started May 29th, 2017 at 12:26am by brooke
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By: SF90
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Great BP website
For those that are into anything related to British target/military shooting of the day this site is a must.
Under publishing there are downloadable journals that are extremely well written,  inf...

Started Jan 5th, 2020 at 10:18am by wanganuikid
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By: wanganuikid
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Black Powder guns I Have Had
These have been my black powder guns :
.50 cal Flintlock Long rifle
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Winchester '73 in .44-40
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Winchester / Rossi 92 in .44-40
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Remington percussion revolver carbine in .45
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.58 Zouave rifle cut down into a carbine
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Springfield Trapdoor sporting rifle in .45-70
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Started May 11th, 2019 at 3:02pm by Carlsen Highway
4 11508 Last Post Jun 30th, 2019 at 5:37pm
By: XRhunter
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Let's see your black powder rifles
First of all thank you to Alan for setting up the black powder section† Cool
Now we have our own black powder section we better use it.
Let's see a few of your black powder rifles
Here'...

Started Sep 18th, 2016 at 4:20am by MADNESS
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42 19431 Last Post Feb 24th, 2019 at 10:20am
By: SF90
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Ramrod
Anyone in NZ stock Ramrods? Preferably the unbreakable ones. I broke the one on my 58 cal today, won`t go into detail but it involved Gun Powder  Cheesy

Started Aug 22nd, 2018 at 8:29am by Tasbay
7 2120 Last Post Aug 26th, 2018 at 8:05am
By: Tasbay
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what type of bullet
Am looking into getting a Lyman 50 cal. from shop in Lower Hutt. Reading about what is the best bullet for this calibre - 48 twist. Read that soft rounds are very capable for Deer. What have others fo...

Started Jul 30th, 2018 at 10:54pm by levactn
3 1707 Last Post Aug 1st, 2018 at 1:12am
By: Flintlock
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Cloth Patching /lubed round balls
In the thread on cleaning Tasbay wrote " have recently started using Dutch`s dry patch formula.
1 part Ballistol 6 parts water. I soak the patch in it and lay it out on tin foil to dry. Patch is ...

Started Jul 26th, 2018 at 3:26am by Flintlock
0 1427 Last Post Jul 26th, 2018 at 3:26am
By: Flintlock
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How do you clean your BP gun
Now I'm sitting on my arse doing absolutely stuff all, I got to wondering how people clean up their shooters after a session.
Solvent, water, alcohol - how do you do it ?

Started Mar 25th, 2017 at 1:11am by SF90
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By: SF90
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BP week
Its one year since I posted about the season opener for BP my 2016 message is still on the board. This year I have 4 days at the camp to give it a go. The deer hunting so far this year has been the pi...

Started Dec 4th, 2017 at 10:08pm by Jimbag
2 4991 Last Post Dec 9th, 2017 at 9:15pm
By: Ackley
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'Pritchett' Bullets for Enfields
Anyone in New Zealand sell .550 calibre 'Pritchett' type bullets as used in the 1853 pattern Enfields?
Like this: [IMAGE]
(Found this one off Point Chevalier)
Smooth sided, conical nose, with or wit...

Started Nov 17th, 2017 at 8:48am by Varmint
2 3266 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2017 at 10:40am
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