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Posted in thread: I Just Purchased a Brown Bess - Now What? on 07-14-2011 at 10:59 PM
StarmanWelcome aboard.Some ideas in no particular order.National Muzzle Loading Rifle
Association has a great book on how to.For cartridge rolling, cartridge boxes & c. Sketch Book
'76 from Astrigal P...
Posted in thread: Flint buster on 05-17-2009 at 02:45 PM
Hi I've tried grey and black, American and British, cheap ($2) and expensive ($6), with and
without flat on top, top down and up. The flint strikes the top third of the hammer at about a
10 deg angle ...
Posted in thread: Flint buster on 05-15-2009 at 12:37 PM
I recently purchased a '66 Charleville from Military Heritage. I am pleased with the overall
workmanship for the price paid but it has a nasty tendency to shatter flints. I have reduced
the spring pre...
Posted in thread: Charleville '66 on 04-21-2009 at 05:43 PM
Hi All,I am the resident tinker for my unit (Sudbury Cies. Militia and Minute). My darling wife
(Mistress Mary) dragged me kicking and screaming into the 18th C. with a gift of a '66
Charleville from ...