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Remington powder flask

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by maint1517, Apr 4, 2018.

  1. maint1517

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    I've seen repros in that style, but never originals. You have to decide if they are worth the price. Most of these were made shortly after 1900.
     
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    These are definitely out of my price range for a flask! (Or four of them)
    I was just curious if the originals were double sided. All that I have ever seen were just on one side.
     
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    The originals that I have handled, some were double sided, some were not, depending on manufacture. The ones fitted with larger shotgun spouts were double sided.
     
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    Ok, I just received my flask. Not sure of the manufacturer or age, but its supposed to be antique. However, and this is going to sound dumb I know, I cant figure out how to remove the cap to fill it with powder. It has 3 small brass screws around the lid. Do I remove them?
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    Also, this flask was shipped with powder in it. From the feel of it, I would say probably half full.
    but I have no way of knowing what grade or type of powder it is.
     
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    Ok, disregard about not getting it open. I loosened the three screws and it pulled right off.
    It was half full of powder though, just as I thought.
     
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    Thanks.
    I should have waited for your response. It was tricky, but I did get it back on correctly. I will dispose of the powder just as you said. And im going to look for a funnel right now.
     
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    Just ordered my flask funnel. Thanks again JeffG
     
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    I have a .22 brass soldered and drilled on an extra powder cap (to bad most of them are plastic now).
     
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