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Forum: Black Powder
12-18-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,646
Posted By arcticap

It's not any different than any other side lock. ...

It's not any different than any other side lock.
Keep your powder dry and don't load more powder than needed.
There's always a slip on butt pad to cushion the recoil or wear a jacket.
Forum: Black Powder
11-07-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

APP has started making .50 round pellets instead...

APP has started making .50 round pellets instead of only the square sticks.
LG Outdoors is selling them. --->>> https://www.lg-outdoors.com/Product/Details/5737725?fs=1
Forum: Black Powder
10-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

Jedediah Starr and Jade-Inc.org also has APP in...

Jedediah Starr and Jade-Inc.org also has APP in stock.

1. https://www.jedediah-starr.com/thumbnail.asp?offset=0&deep=2&cid=78

2. https://www.jade-inc.org/manufacturers/american-pioneer-powder
Forum: Black Powder
10-24-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By arcticap

That's a beauty! And so is the MK-85!

That's a beauty!
And so is the MK-85!
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By arcticap

Ironsighter used to make a scope mount for the TC...

Ironsighter used to make a scope mount for the TC Hawken that used the holes from the rear sight to attach it.
But the mount they list is not in stock and I'm not sure that it's the same one.--->>>...
Forum: Black Powder
10-11-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,903
Posted By arcticap

Congratulation, it was a phenomenal shot!

Congratulation, it was a phenomenal shot!
Forum: Black Powder
10-10-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

I didn't leave out anything since I provided the...

I didn't leave out anything since I provided the link to the page where you read it.
And I provided a reference link to the rest of Gander's photos which you didn't post a link to where you found...
Forum: Black Powder
10-08-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

Many cowboy shooters at the CAS City forum liked...

Many cowboy shooters at the CAS City forum liked the Black MZ enough to buy cases of it. --->>> https://www.cascity.com/forumhall/index.php?topic=62087.0

And Curtrich's page titled "Black Powder...
Forum: Black Powder
10-07-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

Those clumps weren't even typical for Black MZ. ...

Those clumps weren't even typical for Black MZ.
They're like parmesan cheese clumps that crumble in your hand.
Below are the rest of the photos from frontiergander's thread on THR where he posted...
10-04-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,898
Posted By arcticap

Videos - Firing India Bess with American Pioneer 3F

There's a fellow on youtube who loaded American Pioneer Powder 3F into the bore of his India made flintlock and using Goex 4F in the pan, he fired 15 shots without a misfire.
After I posted about...
Forum: Black Powder
10-01-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By arcticap

Hodgdon Buys Blackhorn 209 Brand from Western Powders

Hodgdon Powder Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ramshot and Accurate smokeless powder brands
and the Blackhorn 209 muzzleloader brand from Western Powders.
This acquisition is...
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

Yes, I hope so. They built up a following when...

Yes, I hope so.
They built up a following when the Sportmans Warehouse stores sold a warehouse full of Black MZ at a clearance price over a long period of time.
That amount of good will is sure to...
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,723
Posted By arcticap

American Pioneer Powder is Back in Business & Available

APP is now producing powder again after their plant explosion.
The powder with the original label is available for purchase from the following vendors: bulletsbyscarett.com, lg-outdoors.com and...
Forum: Black Powder
09-30-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By arcticap

Don't mess with success! Good job.

Don't mess with success!
Good job.
Forum: Black Powder
09-03-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By arcticap

I did a Google search for "stock duplicating...

I did a Google search for "stock duplicating services" and there's a bunch of stock duplicating specialists.

You know the old saying, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
Forum: Black Powder
08-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By arcticap

Try to be more careful with your shooting regimen...

Try to be more careful with your shooting regimen the next time you decide to try out a barrel with some new bullets.
Good powder and bullets are expensive, so try not to waste any shots.
Remember,...
Forum: Black Powder
07-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By arcticap

I remember when you first put that rig together...

I remember when you first put that rig together and started shooting with it.
You've come a long way and all of your hard work and effort has paid off.
Congratulations!
Forum: Black Powder
07-08-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By arcticap

Swiss Null B is considered to be the fastest...

Swiss Null B is considered to be the fastest priming powder.
There is Swiss 4F that's sold by the lb., and then there's Null B which is sold in a 1/2 lb. container.
It's reputed to be made from the...
05-30-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,763
Posted By arcticap

Personal message and email sent.

Personal message and email sent.
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

It may have been the ALR thread [or somewhere...

It may have been the ALR thread [or somewhere else], that said that TC used 4150 steel that is actually much stronger.
Possibly more brittle but it was properly treated by TC.
It's mostly the...
Forum: Black Powder
06-24-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

I read a 2017 thread with posts by some long...

I read a 2017 thread with posts by some long rifle builders on the American Longrifles Forum titled "So... barrel steel discussion here?"
The discussion centers around the fact that many of the...
Forum: Black Powder
05-23-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

Here's a home cast .54 Lyman bullet that got...

Here's a home cast .54 Lyman bullet that got stuck 3 inches down a clean bore when loading for the 1st shot which resulted in needing to pull the bullet.--->>>...
Forum: Black Powder
05-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

On Shilen's website, the difference between a...

On Shilen's website, the difference between a "Select Match Grade" barrel and a "Match Grade" barrel is clearly described.
And true match grade shooters do know their differences and how fast that...
Forum: Black Powder
05-18-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

Perhaps if you read more and criticized less. you...

Perhaps if you read more and criticized less. you would stay on topic and learn something useful rather than make personal attacks.
It's okay to attack the message but not the messenger.

"...As a...
Forum: Black Powder
05-17-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

There's room for differing opinions about wear of...

There's room for differing opinions about wear of a muzzle loader barrel and what can cause it.
I tried to do some research but most [not all] is about breech loading guns.
But it does seem that...
Forum: Black Powder
05-14-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By arcticap

Depending on the lead alloy and the type of mold,...

Depending on the lead alloy and the type of mold, the bullets may not cast the perfect size.
Pure lead will shrink a little which is okay, especially for muzzle loader molds.
Molds for modern...
Forum: Black Powder
04-21-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By arcticap

There's a rather rare Armi San Marco .44 Dragoon...

There's a rather rare Armi San Marco .44 Dragoon Revolving carbine with an 18 inch barrel and folding sight.
They can occasionally be found for sale on Gunbroker.
And the 51 carbine is a Pietta,...
04-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By arcticap

Videos - Firing India Bess with American Pioneer 3F

There's a fellow on youtube who loaded American Pioneer Powder 3F into the bore of his India made flintlock and using Goex 4F in the pan, he fired 10 shots without a misfire.
...
Forum: Black Powder
04-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By arcticap

Dixie still sells it for $185.--->>> ...

Dixie still sells it for $185.--->>> https://www.dixiegunworks.com/index/page/product/product_id/8501/category_id/321/product_name/PH0541+POWDER+TESTER
Forum: Black Powder
04-13-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By arcticap

Video - The Palmetto Black Powder Tester in Action

I remember when Dixie Gun Works was selling this Palmetto black powder tester but don't remember ever seeing one in action before.
It would also seem to make a good black powder blank gun.
The last...
Forum: Black Powder
04-06-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By arcticap

bronko, You should have told her that when you...

bronko,
You should have told her that when you die before her, then she can have all of the guns to sell and to go out and have a good time with all of the money.
Now you should go buy her some...
Forum: Black Powder
04-03-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By arcticap

Buy an old one on eBay and send it to Bob Hoyt to...

Buy an old one on eBay and send it to Bob Hoyt to have it re-rifled.
That seems to be what most folks are doing since it's economical.
Or for a little more money he can install a barrel liner for a...
02-19-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,147
Posted By arcticap

That was some great analysis and effort done to...

That was some great analysis and effort done to share your personal research with us.
After weighing the charges, did you happen to notice whether the Swiss was 10% - 11% denser by volume compared...
Forum: Black Powder
02-07-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By arcticap

New CVA .45 Paramount Rifle Uses VariFlame Primer Adaptors, New Knight .45 Doesn't

The new CVA Paramount .45 has a 1 in 22" twist and uses large rifle primers with the VariFlame ignition system.
So what do you guys think about CVA going with the VariFlame?
Is that a system that...
Forum: Black Powder
01-29-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,023
Posted By arcticap

The last post in this thread indicates that there...

The last post in this thread indicates that there are no parts available:--->>> https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/black-powder/358988-brolin-arms-50-muzzleloader.html

However new & used ones do pop...
Forum: Black Powder
01-22-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,272
Posted By arcticap

Here's a schematic for the Traditions Kentucky...

Here's a schematic for the Traditions Kentucky that shows where the pins are suppose to go.--->>> https://www.traditionsfirearms.com/data/product_schematics/Kentucky%20Rifle_1365523584.pdf
Yes, the...
01-16-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By arcticap

Are you asking if it's a working reproduction or...

Are you asking if it's a working reproduction or a non-firing fake replica?

Or are you asking if it's a real original antique gun instead of a modern working reproduction gun that can be fired?
Forum: Black Powder
01-10-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By arcticap

It will be a Knight to remember! And the stock...

It will be a Knight to remember!
And the stock has some nice marbling too. :love:
Forum: Black Powder
01-08-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By arcticap

I use TC Bore Butter in the yellow tube for use...

I use TC Bore Butter in the yellow tube for use with Pyrodex.--->>>...
Forum: Black Powder
01-05-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By arcticap

There's Some New 12 Gauge Howdah Pistols in Town!

They're named the Bulldog, the Wrath and the compact Diablo 12 gauge double barrel pistols:--->>> https://americanguncraft.com/products/

The Diablo uses #209 primers.
Forum: Black Powder
12-29-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By arcticap

Generally load about 10% less powder if switching...

Generally load about 10% less powder if switching from Goex 2F powder to Goex 3F powder.

36369

Originally posted by Zonie, info. obtained from the Lyman Black Powder Handbook & Loading Manual
12-26-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,004
Posted By arcticap

"Black powder" includes breech loaders and many...

"Black powder" includes breech loaders and many other guns that folks load with black powder including cartridge guns, many that were originally designed for use with BP but not exclusively.
Some...
Forum: Black Powder
12-23-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By arcticap

The easiest way to muzzle load with shot is to...

The easiest way to muzzle load with shot is to purchase an inexpensive 209 muzzle loader adapter from https://www.gunadapters.com/209-muzzle-loading-adapters/
It can convert a modern single shot...
12-17-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By arcticap

Someone from New Zealand posted this on another...

Someone from New Zealand posted this on another site:

"... we do not have hunting seasons for Deer. Deer and other large game are just hunted all year round generally with rifles even suppressed...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By arcticap

Right now there's a stainless & synthetic...

Right now there's a stainless & synthetic Thunderhawk for sale on Gunbroker for $180 "Buy it now":--->>> https://www.gunbroker.com/item/793002803

Traditions has 2 with a 24" barrel and a 13" LOP,...
Forum: Black Powder
12-14-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By arcticap

Someone posted that the lip of the hammer cup on...

Someone posted that the lip of the hammer cup on their rifle comes into contact with the tube and prevents the pistol primer from being struck, so it won't fire.
The tube may be too wide for the lip...
Forum: Guns
12-12-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By arcticap

I am a 20 gauge fan. Maybe I'm too sensitive to...

I am a 20 gauge fan.
Maybe I'm too sensitive to the blast, but I don't like how loud the 12 gauge is when fired without hearing protection while hunting.
The 12 gauge slugs also produce more felt...
Forum: Black Powder
12-12-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By arcticap

Using Small Pistol Primers Instead of Percussion Caps

Found this method interesting if you're running low on percussion caps:

https://youtu.be/TUfHjX6gAQA

I don't know if it will also work with rifle nipples but it might.
I checked the Lowes...
Forum: Black Powder
12-09-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By arcticap

I would speak with CVA and have them perform any...

I would speak with CVA and have them perform any necessary work in order to not void your warranty.

One new CVA sidelock rifle that I bought had a trigger pull that felt like it was 20 lbs., so...
Forum: Guns
12-05-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,868
Posted By arcticap

From reading the small number of "less than...

From reading the small number of "less than stellar" customer reviews for the Vortex Crossfire II 4x16x50 AO scope on the Optics Planet website, it's a brand that I lack confidence in.
It's not the...
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