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1/3/2021. Over the next month or so Im going to try and rebuild the form into a modern system .... its a big job with a million or more posts. Every now and again the forum may be down or act a bit st...

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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.

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Started Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02am by Alan
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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Great BP website
For those that are into anything related to British target/military shooting of the day this site is a must.
Under publishing there are downloadable journals that are extremely well written,  inf...

Started Jan 5th, 2020 at 10:18am by wanganuikid
2 601 Last Post Jan 5th, 2020 at 3:45pm
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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 5139 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
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My Journey Shooting Blackpowder
About 20 years ago I was at a Waikato Service rifle shoot when I was first introduced into blackpowder shooting where one of the fellow shooters had bought with them to the event a .50 cal Deerstalker...

Started Sep 21st, 2016 at 9:58am by seventenths
2 1618 Last Post Sep 28th, 2016 at 9:29am
By: keen1
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