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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 5138 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 3472 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2017 at 10:40am
By: Varmint
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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 25th, 2017 at 6:02am by Tasbay
6 4497 Last Post Nov 14th, 2017 at 9:26am
By: wanganuikid
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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 26th, 2017 at 12:04am by Tasbay
1 3525 Last Post Jul 18th, 2017 at 2:03am
By: Flintlock
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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 10:09pm by Tasbay
3 3818 Last Post Jun 29th, 2017 at 4:57am
By: Tasbay
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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 24th, 2017 at 4:35am by Tasbay
8 4522 Last Post Apr 15th, 2017 at 11:38am
By: SF90 - Ex Member
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209 primer system
The retention spring in the nipple of my Remington 700 ml corroded and fell out. They stopped making this system a few years back and it took until today for me to find and order a new and improved pr...

Started Jan 29th, 2017 at 12:58am by Jimbag
0 2392 Last Post Jan 29th, 2017 at 12:58am
By: Jimbag
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Our BP week opens tomorrow.
Here in Ont. Ca. we only have one week for BP. Will only get out one day because of work. I have a Remington 700 ml. that I converted from percussion caps to primers. Works well and is accurate usuall...

Started Dec 5th, 2016 at 4:19pm by Jimbag
4 3351 Last Post Dec 12th, 2016 at 4:26pm
By: Jimbag
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Kentucky style black powder gun
hi there.
I have been keen for awhile to try blackpowder shooting and I am looking for a Kentucky style gun.
Does anyone have some advice as to where to buy them from?

Started Oct 2nd, 2016 at 10:25am by sidelock
4 3246 Last Post Dec 10th, 2016 at 6:56am
By: Tasbay
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Making smoke
There's no smoke without fire.....
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Started Sep 22nd, 2016 at 8:30pm by MADNESS
7 2800 Last Post Nov 19th, 2016 at 7:24am
By: jakkos
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Clubs
Are there any clubs in the Manawatu area?

Started Nov 14th, 2016 at 12:03am by beepete
1 1306 Last Post Nov 15th, 2016 at 5:29am
By: hawken 50
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Wanted .32 or .36 cal black powder
Wanted.32 or .36 cal set trigger black powder rifle

Started Nov 10th, 2016 at 11:26pm by 308nesika
0 1193 Last Post Nov 10th, 2016 at 11:26pm
By: 308nesika
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Casting projectiles for best accuracy results
Muzzle loaders , unlike cartridge rifles , use pure lead bullets/balls , so no wheel weights or solder in the melt pot .
Use a thermostatically controlled melt pot to keep temperatures the same ,...

Started Oct 21st, 2016 at 2:03am by Flintlock
1 1636 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2016 at 10:35am
By: seventenths
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Pedersoli Kentuck 50cal
Anyone know the thread on the top jaw screw and nipple on one of these??.
I have both the flintlock and percussion locks for this rifle with a drum and nipple to swap over.
Thanks

Started Sep 21st, 2016 at 9:44pm by Tasbay
3 1917 Last Post Oct 14th, 2016 at 12:55am
By: Tasbay
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Buying a Black powder rifle
What are the options?
I see the Lyman one is popular in the states. How much does one expect to pay here in NZ?

Started Sep 21st, 2016 at 3:46am by timmay
11 3015 Last Post Oct 5th, 2016 at 2:10am
By: SF90 - Ex Member
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