View Full Version : Looking for a source for flints
September 7, 2008, 07:55 PM
I know a lot of people are into the nipple huggers, in-lines, and others but I shoot a flintlock and need to find a source for flints. I found a guy in NMLRS’s Muzzle Blast about 7 years ago who was a flint knapper out of Kentucky, but he doesn’t seem to be around anymore. So does anyone out there have a source for good hand knapped flints? Seems the price has tripled per flint since I last bought a gross of them, I have seen them for about $3.00 per flint (:barf:which is a touch much! :eek:) and really don’t want to spend that much per flint. :confused:
September 7, 2008, 08:09 PM
Try R.E. Davis Company at [email protected]
or 419-833-1200. I bought barrels and flintks from them when I last visited Friendship, OH.
September 7, 2008, 08:33 PM
Rich Pierce, email address:
September 8, 2008, 06:58 PM
Thanks for the info! I will see what shakes out!:D
September 8, 2008, 10:29 PM
BTW, on MuzzleloadingHide, a bunch of us got together a few years ago and organized a group buy. We ordered thousands of flints and the English flintknapper was shocked with our order. I ordered several hundred myself just in case the English decided to come back for round 3. By buying in bulk, we really got a good price. It was less than .90 for a 1" flint.
September 9, 2008, 05:50 AM
Try Track of the Wolf. Don't have the URL handy.
September 9, 2008, 05:57 AM
I buy my black English flints from DixieGunWorks ..Trackofthewolf has them too...but they are out of them right now .
September 26, 2008, 01:42 AM
I may be able to help you out, what size flints are you looking for? I have a quantity of good English flints. You can email me also at [email protected]
October 18, 2008, 11:06 AM
Got some from Rich Pierce! Thanks for all the suggestions and replies!:D Must say Rich was great to deal with and would tell anyone to give him a shout if you need flints. So far they are working well. The first one I tried I have 62 shots using it and only knapped it twice. So far so good!
Keep'em in the black!
October 18, 2008, 08:33 PM
Like Darkgael... Track of the Wolf. :D
October 25, 2008, 10:28 AM
Might try Muzzle Loader Builder Supply.
October 28, 2008, 10:31 AM
I have them in stock,most sizes of English flints.$1.50 each plus postage.
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