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Started Oct 15th, 2017 at 1:02pm by Alan
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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 17th, 2016 at 4:20pm by MADNESS
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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 21st, 2018 at 8:29pm 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 10:54am by levactn
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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 25th, 2018 at 3:26pm 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 24th, 2017 at 12:11pm 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 9:08am by Jimbag
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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 16th, 2017 at 7:48pm by Varmint
2 1865 Last Post Dec 2nd, 2017 at 9:40pm
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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 15th, 2017 at 2:49pm by Flintlock
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Holy Smoke Black Powder
Any one used this powder and how did you find it compared to say Goex or Elephant ?
Have been having a hell of a time trying to get my .58 CVA to group well with home made powder, but 120gr of FF...

Started Oct 24th, 2017 at 5:02pm by Tasbay
6 2371 Last Post Nov 13th, 2017 at 8:26pm
By: wanganuikid
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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 10:12am by Tasbay
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Pedersoli Hawken
Has any one got or used the Pedersoli Traditional Hawken like Hayes & Associates sell? . I'm thinking of getting one, Understand they use the same lock as the Pedersoli Kentucky.

Started Mar 25th, 2017 at 11:04am by Tasbay
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CVA Mountain Rifle
Have been looking for a Hawken type rifle in percussion for a while. Was going to get a Pedersoli Traditional Hawken as the locks Flint and percussion on my Kentucky rifle will swap back and forth. Wa...

Started Jun 15th, 2017 at 10:09am by Tasbay
3 2533 Last Post Jun 28th, 2017 at 4:57pm
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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 28th, 2017 at 12:26pm by brooke
8 2759 Last Post May 30th, 2017 at 9:39pm
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Who`s looking for a STAG this Roar with the Muzzleloader?
Looks like I'm a bit tied down for the Roar, was wanting to get out for a Red with the Flintlock.... Might have to wait till may.
Any one else have plans with the smoke pole?..Already had results...

Started Mar 23rd, 2017 at 3:35pm by Tasbay
8 3258 Last Post Apr 14th, 2017 at 11:38pm
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