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Posted in thread: Marlin Model 795 vs Savage 64FXP on 04-08-2011 at 01:47 PM
I think the Marlin 795 was a good choice. Had the Savage 64 carried the accu-trigger I would
have leaned that way, but it doesn't. I really enjoy my Marlin 795, accuracy seems good enough
for a low bu...
Posted in thread: .22 LR Ammo for plinking/target - Federal vs Remington 36 grain FMJ on 11-11-2010 at 12:58 AM
Federal would be my choice over Remington ammo always.
Posted in thread: The standard infantry weapon during the Revolution was a flintlock musket on 09-19-2010 at 10:51 PM
There are some Ferguson replicas out and about. I'm not sure who makes them but the NMLRA would
know. There are some videos on You Tube about the Ferguson Rifle.
Posted in thread: Are black powder rifles and pistols fun to shoot? on 08-20-2010 at 12:33 AM
It's up to you John on how you approach your cleaning. Cold water is the common cleaner, not
hot water. It never has been. The funnel was simply for getting the water in the bore - nothing
Posted in thread: Are black powder rifles and pistols fun to shoot? on 08-19-2010 at 09:03 PM
Actually John, these rifles are easy to clean. The one thing you want to avoid is using boiling
hot water or even hot water as it causes what is called flash rust as the barrel cools. You are
Posted in thread: dream range features on 08-19-2010 at 03:59 PM
One totally devoid of Rambo and Dirty Harry want to be morons.Well put, Walley
Posted in thread: dream range features on 08-19-2010 at 12:35 AM
I'll take the NMLRA National Range in Friendship, Indiana anytime. I couldn't ask for more, and
I prefer the outdoors. To me, this is an existing dream Range for what I enjoy shooting.
Posted in thread: The standard infantry weapon during the Revolution was a flintlock musket on 08-19-2010 at 12:21 AM
The standard infantry weapon during the Revolution was a flintlock musket called a what?I had
this question on my stupid homework along witha bunch of othersWhy do you think this is a
Posted in thread: Flintlock Dialed in on 08-18-2010 at 11:50 PM
Nice shooting TXnorton.Here's a picture of some targets I shot a few weeks ago at the local
range with my .45 Dickert Flintlock. It has a 42" barrel that is 13/16" across the flats with a
1 in 60 twis...
Posted in thread: Are black powder rifles and pistols fun to shoot? on 08-18-2010 at 11:28 PM
I would say that 99% of my shooting and hunting is done with the traditional style muzzle
loading black powder firearms. For me, over the last 35 years it has been the most enjoyable
sport I've ever b...