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My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:58 am

How do you guys like this one ?
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Re: My new toy

Postby gtk » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:05 pm

going old school :)
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:22 pm

gtk i always had a soft spot for really old guns , specially original ones ! Looking to buy another one that's been shortened to 30" and a 12ga sxs Damascus barreled percussion shotgun.
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Re: My new toy

Postby gtk » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:47 pm

I like the old flint's that have wood all they way out to the end of the barrel.
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:24 am

Yeah flinters is fun !
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Re: My new toy

Postby quigleysharps4570 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:39 am

I like it Spit...story on it?
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:59 am

Quigs it's a 1829 or 1830 Tower Musket caliber .775 and its an original gun . Missing the ramrod and buttplate but otherwise in good nick.
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Re: My new toy

Postby jv » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:54 pm

Looks great
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Re: My new toy

Postby quigleysharps4570 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:32 pm

Wall hanger or gonna try and use it?
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:00 am

Nah not a hanger , barrel looks great so weather permitting she'll belch smoke on saterday ! Being a smoothie i want to try some shot loads as well as .75 patched balls.
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Re: My new toy

Postby jv » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:48 am

Good luck....nothing like taking a deer with a smoke pole.
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:17 am

JV for deer i prefer my Hawken .54 ! The sights are much better than the musket's.
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Re: My new toy

Postby jv » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:38 am

Spitfire, getting older and eyesight not as good as it once was i had a gunsmith mount a red dot on my Hawkens .50 cal. a few years ago and love it.
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Re: My new toy

Postby quigleysharps4570 » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:57 am

We'll sure want to hear that shooting report if weather permits Spit. ;)
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:02 pm

Will do Quigs ! JV that there musket will look rather 'funny' with a red dot mounted on it ....lol
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Re: My new toy

Postby jv » Fri Nov 09, 2012 9:42 pm

Spitfire wrote:Will do Quigs ! JV that there musket will look rather 'funny' with a red dot mounted on it ....lol


Yea but it works
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Re: My new toy

Postby Spitfire » Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:11 am

I know it works , that's the reason i bought a scoped in-line recently . Only pity is i'm stuck with a .50 !
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