Tag Archives: percussion

Maintain eye contact. Don’t look down!

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Selecting a black powder revolver

I got the black powder bug last year. Wanted top play around with cap and ball, but the loaners available to me were not quite what I wanted. For one, I didn’t want to ruin someone else’s gun by accident if … Continue reading

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So, you’d like to date my daughter…

This young lady can fend for herself just fine, but you have to admit that the first impression made by the dad also counts. I also recommend a sensible comment by my friend Dave.

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Brock Townsend

Today, I had the pleasure of meeting Brock, the author of Free North Carolina.

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Make your one shot count!

Model 1836 US Army pistol. Originally a .54 caliber flintlock pistol, it was converted to percussion ignition around the Civil War.

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