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    very, very small pest control with a very, very small gun.

    And I though my shotguns were small. It is a interesting idea for some one with to much time on their hands.
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    What is going on with gun shows?

    I go to gun shows in the Dakota Territory. Not real big shows and more junk now then before. More things that I don’t have much interest in now but I still find things that I am looking for and willing to pay the price for. I will go to all the ones I can. I also think if you don’t know...
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    Anyone messed with pinfires?

    I shoot some pinfires. I have also reloaded the old shells. It’s not to hard to do. Just look in a fired pinfire case and you can tell how to reprime them. I still have one that I shoot now and then, they can be fun. As far as parts go, if they are worth fixing then the parts are not that...
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    shot in an 1851

    il_10 I use shot in my 1851 .36, I get a 6 or 7” pattern out at about 3 feet. A ring with a hole in it. It gives a snake something else to think about :what: besides me, gives you time to aim. I used cigarette paper to make them, like paper cartridges but more paper top and bottom and...
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    Old barrel

    I don’t know if you can tell the rifling twist by just looking down the bore with a light, but it look like a fast twist rate. I am just guessing, but it looks like maybe 1 in 30 ? Six groove rifling .50 caliber? Wide lands and narrow grooves. Maybe hexagon bore but the outside is...
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    Old barrel

    No Tinker2
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    Old barrel

    Nautical Miles? Is that why my barrel is rusty? :eek: So what should I do with my barrel? :what: Be nice. Tinker2
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    Hot off the lathe, bullet pen!

    Very well done. Yes do make some to sell. Great looking. Tinker2
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    Old barrel

    ??? :confused:You think I know what I might have meant? :confused: Aren’t you the guy that is about 4 miles south of the “Exact Geographic Center of Nowhere” Nowhere is located at 44°22?5?N 100°20?11?W I am surprised to see you on the internet when you are not at work? :neener: Tinker2
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    Old barrel

    Occam's Razor That was fish?:eek: I looked up “Occam's Razor” It said something about being simple or simplest. Is dat you?:neener: Tinker2
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    Old barrel

    This may help identify what the barrel is from? Are under ribs dovetailed on? I can’t tell by looking that it had a under rib and I can’t tell any signs of where the stock rubbed on it or ended. It is still loaded. I have not done any thing. when I do, the first thing will be to unload it...
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    Old barrel

    Ok, I took some pictures, this is just a old rusty barrel right? Barrel Broken tang. Snail. Rear sight dovetail. Bore. This is a rusty barrel? It’s for sure pitted. I will try to de-rust it when the weather gets better and look for any marking on it but unless it’s...
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    Old barrel

    I acquired a old Muzzleloading barrel out of pile of junk at a gun show As I walked out with it I had a number of people stop me and want to buy this from me, they actually got quite unpleasant with me?? It is just a old rusty barrel, I may cut it up for something. It’s a old rusty barrel. Am...
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    North Carolina black powder laws

    Thanks for all the help, I do appreciate it. Tinker2
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    North Carolina black powder laws

    No, but I am sure that he would have. Tinker2
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    North Carolina black powder laws

    So, I want to buy my 17 year old nephew a 1860 army .44 for Christmas. What are the laws in his state of North Carolina to own it, carry it, and use it? Where in his state [ Greensboro ] can he get black powder? Is there anything else I or he needs to know? Thanks, every thing is...
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    Would you ever draw your knife instead of your pistol?

    "Would you ever draw your knife instead of your pistol?" Yes, Elephant grass comes to mind. Tinker2
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    Barrel flushing on flintlock, some help please

    http://www.trackofthewolf.com/(S(vkrumg55qe1csifoyzmlgpyh))/categories/partDetail.aspx?catId=14&subId=171&styleId=784&partNum=FLUSH-FLINT Tinker2
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    Muzzle Loading Archery/Harpoon Guns

    Was it white meat or dark? Tinker2
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    Muzzle Loading Archery/Harpoon Guns

    Arcticap Well, I am. So anything you do find about hand held muzzleloading harpoon guns, please pass on to us/me. Thanks Tinker2
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