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Started Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02am by Alan
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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
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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
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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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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: Micky Duck
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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 4298 Last Post Dec 9th, 2017 at 9:15pm
By: Ackley
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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 2362 Last Post Oct 5th, 2016 at 2:10am
By: SF90
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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 1325 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2016 at 10:35am
By: seventenths
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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
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Clubs
Are there any clubs in the Manawatu area?

Started Nov 14th, 2016 at 12:03am by beepete
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By: hawken 50
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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
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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
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By: hawken 50
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Good stuff.
Good to see a dedicated BP forum.
Been using black powder guns since the mid-nineties.
Shot my first Sika with a CVA Hawken 50 cal round ball.
Had a few different guns over the years, c...

Started Oct 3rd, 2016 at 11:20am by wanganuikid
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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 3081 Last Post Nov 14th, 2017 at 9:26am
By: wanganuikid
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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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