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Forum: Blades
11-08-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,110
Posted By freebirdfb

Bark River is on my want list and I will...

Bark River is on my want list and I will eventually get one or two, but there are enough knife makers around that them being the best American made knife is suggestive.

I really like Wolf Creek...
Forum: Blades
11-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,944
Posted By freebirdfb

I know this is an old post, but for those...

I know this is an old post, but for those interested I love this steel. It holds a good edge easy to sharpen, somewhat corosion resistant for a high carbon blade.

My 52100 blade was made by Wolf...
Forum: Blades
11-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,918
Posted By freebirdfb

If I were to only take 1 blade on a hunting trip,...

If I were to only take 1 blade on a hunting trip, it would probably be myWolf Creek Forge Kephart. 4 3/4" blade and a little thick at 1/8" but it is a good multi purpose blade. Since it is a little...
Forum: Hunting Gear
11-08-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By freebirdfb

WTS Black Powder Shooting Bag

I need to pay some extra bills. For Sale is a small Shooters Bag for black poweder. This was my first big leather project, made out of 4-5 oz leather. It is inteded to carry only what is needed for a...
11-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 846
Posted By freebirdfb

WTS Traditions Pursuit II XLT Guide Gun

I need to pay some extra bills so I am regretingly putting this inline muzzie up for sale. When it was new, Bass Pro Carried it for $450 (50 more than Traditions listed price.)
I really need $300...
Forum: Black Powder
10-21-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,983
Posted By freebirdfb

My first guess would be Kruger. Check out this...

My first guess would be Kruger. Check out this vid Battle at Kruger.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU8DDYz68kM
Forum: Black Powder
10-21-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,983
Posted By freebirdfb

That was fabulous.

That was fabulous.
Forum: Black Powder
10-20-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,881
Posted By freebirdfb

Freebirdfb, Just curious as to...

Freebirdfb,

Just curious as to what peep sight you used in the original sight dovetail?[/QUOTE]
I typically see people install some sort of tang site, but I ordered this (the long...
Forum: Black Powder
10-18-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,881
Posted By freebirdfb

From my personal observations most people are not...

From my personal observations most people are not 100% historical purist. Many people strive for a "style" that suits their personality, but add something modern or out of the "style" they try to...
Forum: Black Powder
10-18-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,304
Posted By freebirdfb

Tree stands have their place and blinds have...

Tree stands have their place and blinds have their advantages as well, it just takes more effert to control scent. I personally prefer to use a blind on the ground than to climb a tree and subject...
Forum: Black Powder
10-10-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,471
Posted By freebirdfb

So why use a smokepole when I could use something...

So why use a smokepole when I could use something more modern. I agree with Semisane about the nestolgia, and Muley Hunter about the challenge. If I know that I only have one shot, I have to make it...
Forum: Black Powder
10-09-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,601
Posted By freebirdfb

That is a proper description. I agree with...

That is a proper description. I agree with Cayugad as well. In my neck of the woods, I have never killed a deer over 75-80 yards, but if I moved to he woodline I could potentially shoot into a field...
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By freebirdfb

Cayugad, nice shooting and thanks for the tips....

Cayugad, nice shooting and thanks for the tips. I'll try to pick up a box of .490s and some patches this week as next saturday I want to actually shoot for groups instead of just sighting in.
I'm...
Forum: Black Powder
09-21-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By freebirdfb

Traditions Hawkin Shots Fired

I went out to visit my grandparents today and finally had the chance to shoot. I don't have any round balls so I raided my inline stash for som TC Cheap shots 240 grs being pushed by 70 grains of...
Forum: Black Powder
08-31-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

Almost Complete

I probably should have put another coat of brown on the barrel but I got a little impatient. In my opinion it turned out rather well. The new peep sight needs some file work for fitting and the new...
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By freebirdfb

Thank you SUperKirby and Bronko. I noticed...

Thank you SUperKirby and Bronko.
I noticed last night that their recomended parts lists for rifles doen't include a stock and it looks like these are more for experienced builders which I don't...
Forum: Black Powder
08-28-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By freebirdfb

If a quick reload is desired, a pistol or...

If a quick reload is desired, a pistol or revolver (depending on your states law) would be the easiest method. I can't think of a time in my life where I needed a quick reload, even when carrying my...
Forum: Black Powder
08-27-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By freebirdfb

Anybody Familiar with Pecatonic River Long Rifle supply?

I just recently stumbled across this company. I'm mostly interested in their rifle kits, but I'm not quite ready for anything advanced. I am wanting to work my way up and eventually order a kit from...
Forum: Black Powder
08-26-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

The barrel is getting to a point of being good...

The barrel is getting to a point of being good enough. Hopefully I'll have it browned by Thursday and completely reassembled on Friday. Which would mean a Saturday trip to the range and then stop at...
Forum: Black Powder
08-24-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

Lock and trigger browned and reassembled. Its...

Lock and trigger browned and reassembled. Its neat how that black streak came out. Note this is my first attempt at browning.
http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc415/fbfreebird/002_zpse098ef00.jpg...
Forum: Black Powder
08-09-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By freebirdfb

That was great.

That was great.
Forum: Black Powder
06-29-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By freebirdfb

My family tradition growing up, the men would...

My family tradition growing up, the men would head off to deer camp and the women would go to Branson for Christmas shopping trip.

Perhaps your wife is formulating such a plan.
Forum: Black Powder
06-29-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

So here is some belated pics. I soaked it in...

So here is some belated pics. I soaked it in evaporust. I ended up oiling it up and setting it to the side. The pitting isn't as bad as I first thought....
Forum: Black Powder
06-28-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By freebirdfb

If its legal and you find it useful, why not? In...

If its legal and you find it useful, why not? In the end you are the one using the tool so it should be modifid to suit your needs.
Forum: Black Powder
05-16-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By freebirdfb

I agree, it seems like most of the forum is...

I agree, it seems like most of the forum is running a tad slow. My barrel came out of the evaporust soak. The bore looks like it's fine, I just need to get a mill file and some wet/dry sand paper to...
Forum: Bowhunting
05-08-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By freebirdfb

Browning Micro Midas

Over the winter I found my first bow in the back of the closet. The paint is starting to chip off, but otherwise it's in great shape. I'm looking forward to handing it down to my oldest daughter...
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By freebirdfb

One that I've heard a few times from the 22lr...

One that I've heard a few times from the 22lr crowds is to try to draw a picture with your shots kind of like connect the dot pictures.
Forum: Black Powder
05-08-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

I just looked up parma woods shooting range, once...

I just looked up parma woods shooting range, once I get finished we might have to get together and see how she performs. Back in 98 and 99 I know she could hit the center of a milk jug but thats...
Forum: Black Powder
05-07-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

Thank you for the pics. I unfortunately need to...

Thank you for the pics. I unfortunately need to wait till friday to pick some up. I'll probably go to the hardware store to pick up some pvc and end caps. Once thats don'e I'll have a better look at...
Forum: Black Powder
05-07-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,504
Posted By freebirdfb

One of our local radio stations was talking about...

One of our local radio stations was talking about this bill that mental health records would be added to the background checks. That book of psych book of mental issues is so thinck that most of us...
Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

There is minor pitting on the outside of the...

There is minor pitting on the outside of the barrel and I believe the inside is fine. I should have it back to service by the end of the month and hopefully I'll be able to use it during our...
Forum: Black Powder
05-06-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

Pluckit thank you I've contemplating it and that...

Pluckit thank you I've contemplating it and that seems like the best way to go.
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

Josmund I don't know how I overlooked your post...

Josmund I don't know how I overlooked your post but again there is no saving the blueing.
Steven I like the idea of brown instead of blue. Since I will end up with a shiny barrel that is an option.
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

Semisane thanks for the warning, but there is no...

Semisane thanks for the warning, but there is no saving the bluing. I think I'm going to hav to put the barrel in a trash bag and fill it enough to fill and cover the barrel. My first payday with my...
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

lemoyne thats good to know, I'll stop by one of...

lemoyne thats good to know, I'll stop by one of our parts stors and ask. Sometimes its easier to ask than look.
I wasn't looking forward to cleaning the inside of the barrel so thats a relief. Their...
05-05-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,543
Posted By freebirdfb

I'm glad I saw this before I started mine. Dou...

I'm glad I saw this before I started mine. Dou you have any special tricks for the inside of the barrel?
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

Its already posted in a seperate post. Traditions...

Its already posted in a seperate post. Traditions hawkens with a layer of rust from sitting in a basement.
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By freebirdfb

Restoration Project- Traditions Hawken

I have been reunited with my first bp rifle. Back story This is a kit that my Dad and I built together. I graduated Highschool in 1999 and my parents were going through a devorce at the same time so...
Forum: Black Powder
05-05-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By freebirdfb

It's been a while but I'm back.

With everything going on life being a full time college student with 3 girls ranging from 4 years to 7 months I haven't had a lot of free time.
I intend on making black powder shooting a priority...
Forum: Black Powder
12-24-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By freebirdfb

Also note that at least 80% of profesional chefs...

Also note that at least 80% of profesional chefs are men.
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By freebirdfb

Essay (note: long post) A Rite of passage

I thought I would share a personal essay that I wrote for my english class.

What do you look forward to? If you were to ask most kids, they would probably give answers like Christmas, summer...
12-07-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By freebirdfb

Another option to look at is Bushnells line of...

Another option to look at is Bushnells line of flashlights. I have had one for a few years, and I believe they are now down to the $30-40 at our local bushnell store. I think I put one set of...
Forum: Hunting Gear
11-18-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By freebirdfb

Nikon Prostaff 3-9x plex

Slightly used Nikin Prostaff: silver, 3-9x with plex reticle. It was placed on a muzzleloader and had 5 shots put through it. Asking $120 including shiping. I have decided that my "woods" rifles will...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,622
Posted By freebirdfb

I agree with semi, looks like good gear. Over the...

I agree with semi, looks like good gear. Over the years my dad and I have tried several different set ups, usually cheaper options. That one looks to be a good set up. The cheaper set ups usually put...
Forum: Black Powder
11-16-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By freebirdfb

I wonder if any of them will become a butcher. I...

I wonder if any of them will become a butcher. I wish my dad had tought me how to butcher when I was a kid because we never took deer to a processor. It would have shortened the learning curve as an...
11-16-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By freebirdfb

Like Mojo stated, a good headlamp would probably...

Like Mojo stated, a good headlamp would probably serve you well and falls within your $50 budget. The problem with Surefire is that the batteries must be bought in bulk. Otherwise its $8+ for a set...
Forum: Black Powder
11-14-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By freebirdfb

Loks like a nice cozzy spot you have there.

Loks like a nice cozzy spot you have there.
11-13-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,314
Posted By freebirdfb

Bacteria can reproce itself somewhere around...

Bacteria can reproce itself somewhere around every 15 minutes so itis advisable not to let meat sit out more than a couple of hours before cooking. For controling the growth we have an acronym FAT...
Forum: Black Powder
11-03-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,835
Posted By freebirdfb

To sum it all up, buy a rifle for an intended...

To sum it all up, buy a rifle for an intended purpuse. The 4 inch grouping break open is fine for deer in the woods. But if we are talking about coyotes at 200 yrds then buy a rifle that meets the...
Forum: Black Powder
11-01-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By freebirdfb

I remember making a decission as a teen, I went...

I remember making a decission as a teen, I went squirrel hunting instead of bow hunting. On my way out of the woods, I nearly got ran over by a doe at a full run. I hope you see your trophy and enjoy...
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