Fishnhunt New Zealands main hunting and Fishing Forum. millions of posts on fishing and hunting, dogs, 4x4 vehicles, outdoors and much more Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register
Black Powder Hunting Black Powder Hunting
A board for discussions on Black Powder Hunting, guns, equipment and reloading.
(Moderator Groups: Online Forum Guide, Staff, Member Liaison)
Topics: 26
Posts: 239
Pages Pages: [1] 2 
 
Subject / Started By Replies Views Last Post Sort (Z-A)
 Important Topics
Global Announcement Poll
Poll: 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
1 6295 Last Post Aug 26th, 2019 at 10:45am
By: headcase
Global Announcement
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
For Chrome https://chrome.google....
Add th

Started Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02am by Alan
0 117513 Last Post Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02am
By: Alan
 Board Topics
Hot Topic (More than 30 Replies)
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
« Pages 1 2 3 4 5 all »
65 25719 Last Post Sep 27th, 2019 at 11:19am
By: SF90
Normal Topic
Black Powder guns I Have Had
These have been my black powder guns :
.50 cal Flintlock Long rifle
[IMAGE]
Winchester '73 in .44-40
[IMAGE]
[IMAGE]
Winchester / Rossi 92 in .44-40
[IMAGE]
Remington percussion revolver carbine in .45
[IMAGE]
.58 Zouave rifle cut down into a carbine
[IMAGE]
Springfield Trapdoor sporting rifle in .45-70
[IMAGE]

Started May 11th, 2019 at 3:02pm by Carlsen Highway
4 10773 Last Post Jun 30th, 2019 at 5:37pm
By: XRhunter
Hot Topic (More than 30 Replies)
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
« Pages 1 2 3 all »
42 16719 Last Post Feb 24th, 2019 at 10:20am
By: SF90
Normal Topic
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
« Pages 1 2 all »
16 5271 Last Post Jan 8th, 2019 at 7:21pm
By: Micky Duck
Normal Topic
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 1615 Last Post Aug 26th, 2018 at 8:05am
By: Tasbay
Normal Topic
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 1322 Last Post Aug 1st, 2018 at 1:12am
By: Flintlock
Normal Topic
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 1112 Last Post Jul 26th, 2018 at 3:26am
By: Flintlock
Normal Topic
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
« Pages 1 2 all »
20 6434 Last Post Jul 25th, 2018 at 8:52am
By: SF90
Normal Topic
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 4589 Last Post Dec 9th, 2017 at 9:15pm
By: Ackley
Normal Topic
'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 2806 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2017 at 10:40am
By: Varmint
Normal Topic
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
1 2312 Last Post Nov 16th, 2017 at 5:24am
By: hawken 50
Normal Topic
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 25th, 2017 at 6:02am by Tasbay
6 3567 Last Post Nov 14th, 2017 at 9:26am
By: wanganuikid
Normal Topic
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 26th, 2017 at 12:04am by Tasbay
1 3202 Last Post Jul 18th, 2017 at 2:03am
By: Flintlock
Pages Pages: [1] 2 
 
Normal Topic Normal Topic
Sticky Topic Sticky Topic
Locked Topic Locked Topic
Locked Topic Sticky Locked Topic
Moved Topic Moved Topic
Global Announcement Global Announcement
Locked Global Announcement Locked Global Announcement
Hot Topic (More than 30 Replies) Hot Topic (More than 30 Replies)
Very Hot Topic (More than 100 Replies) Very Hot Topic (More than 100 Replies)
You can view Topics in this Board.

You cannot post replies to Topics in this Board.
You cannot start new Topics in this Board.
You cannot post Attachments in this Board.
You cannot start Polls in this Board.
 
  ‹ Board Index   Top  

FishnHunt - New Zealands Famous Hunting and Fishing Forum Since 1995 » Powered by YaBB 2.6.11!
YaBB Forum Software © 2000-2019. All Rights Reserved.
Site Design By Alan Simmons - PRism and all rights are reserved from 1995 and onwards