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Poll to determin how many firearms are still to be handed in.
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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
2 3471 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2017 at 10:40am
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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By: Micky Duck
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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 11784 Last Post Jun 30th, 2019 at 5:37pm
By: XRhunter
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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 - Ex Member
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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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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
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By: SF90 - Ex Member
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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
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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
1 1306 Last Post Nov 15th, 2016 at 5:29am
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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