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Old 10-22-2010, 11:56 AM   #1
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I bought my flintlock in 1981 in Berlin Germany
the spark has dropped to 2 out of 3 hits
any one know where or hoe to redo the frizzen
I would realy like to keep hunting with this gun
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Old 10-22-2010, 12:15 PM   #2
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3 possible problems- shape of the flint, the condition of the surface of the frizzen, or you have worn thru the hardened surface, and it will need rehardening. see the attached article for a "how to" primer. Muzzle Blasts Online,Vol. 4, No. 1;Flints, Frizzens and Touch Hole Liners
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3 possible problems- shape of the flint, the condition of the surface of the frizzen, or you have worn thru the hardened surface, and it will need rehardening. see the attached article for a "how to" primer. Muzzle Blasts Online,Vol. 4, No. 1;Flints, Frizzens and Touch Hole Liners
the condition of the surface of the frizzen, or you have worn thru the hardened surface Imsure this is it Thanks
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