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Old 12-01-2012, 08:02 PM   #101
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Hahaha......I'm just learning. For me knowing it was a flint rifle is a "win". Two years ago I wouldn't have any idea at all.

I'll leave the rest of the details for someone who knows much, much more than I do. I'm just trying to join in the fun the best I can, which isn't much.
Not flint. Percussion carbine.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:10 PM   #102
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Not flint. Percussion carbine.
Oh, for chrissake.................Grrr..........I thought I was doing okay.

Maybe I'll not post anymore on this thread and just read it.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:21 PM   #103
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This one is going to be tough
I wanna say its a 186? Enfield. I don't know the model #
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Hahaha......I'm just learning. For me knowing it was a flint rifle is a "win". Two years ago I wouldn't have any idea at all.

I'll leave the rest of the details for someone who knows much, much more than I do. I'm just trying to join in the fun the best I can, which isn't much.
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Oh, for chrissake.................Grrr..........I thought I was doing okay.

Maybe I'll not post anymore on this thread and just read it.
Winds, there's nothing wrong with being wrong, or not knowing something. That's how we learn.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:47 PM   #105
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Oh, for chrissake.................Grrr..........I thought I was doing okay.

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Winds. What Texas said! + it's probably Calvary.
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How about a 1841 Mississippi...............
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(Ahem!) Calvary is where Christ was crucified.

Cavalry is a military unit associated with horses and rapid movement.
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I agree with 303tom. 1841 54 caliber rifled unless it has been rebored for minnie's.
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Nailed it. You got the next one.
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You got it, check this one out & this one is mine, I will accept either & or..............
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