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Offline IntrepidBF

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Anyone in Missouri?
« on: January 11, 2023, 11:03:14 AM »
Greetings!   I'm brand new here so, excuse me if I'm not in the right forum.  Just wondering if anyone on the forum is in Missouri?  I'm in the SW part and looking for someone who can chat about flintlocks around the time of the late 18th, early 19th century.  I do some living history presentations and am just adding a Brown Bess to my kit.  I'd like to know about where to find ball moulds and other accessories.  Thanks!

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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2023, 11:31:59 AM »
Welcome aboard.  Looking forward to hearing of your adventures.  And photos are always welcome.
For moulds and other accessories, you might try Track of the Wolf, Dixie Gun Works, Log Cabin, The Gun Works, Cain's Outdoors and October Country.  For Powder Horns, check with Powder Horns and More.  Jeff Tanner in England makes very good moulds, especially good for big bore guns or for unusual sizes.  I have had him make .990, .980, .820, .715 and .650.  His response time is very good and his prices can't be beat.
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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2023, 12:45:16 PM »
Welcome to the forum. You are definitely in the right place! Almost everyone here speaks "Flintlock" (some better than others). We have several Missourians on the forum as well as living history presenters.
I'm  not  H/C or P/C or even a particularly  good shot but I have a hell of a good time!

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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2023, 12:45:32 PM »
Welcome to our TMA cyber-camp IntrepidBF.  :shake  :toast  :*:

Bigsmoke mentioned some names of great places to find what you need to make smoke.
We also have a forum here dedicated to flintlocks, you might find some interesting info there.
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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2023, 01:41:20 PM »
Welcome to the fire!  Not close enough to be any help, but I'm sure someone will chime in shortly!
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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2023, 01:51:06 PM »
IntrepidBF, I live just north of Springfield, MO near Fair Grove. If I'm not hunting with a longbow then I'm hunting with one of my flintlocks. Got about a month left of squirrel and rabbit season!

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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2023, 05:50:35 PM »
up by hannibal. mo here!! air rifle or rock knocker here

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Re: Anyone in Missouri?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2023, 09:40:03 PM »
Welcome to the fire from SE Ohio!  :*: Pull up a toadstool and make yourself at home.  Lots of friendly folks here.

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