View Full Version : Darn.....No Flintlocks?
December 30, 2010, 09:22 PM
Darn...I am new to this forum, and I am lurking around in here, but there is not much interest in flintlock arms.
December 30, 2010, 09:24 PM
Try search first
December 30, 2010, 09:25 PM
Call it subtle. I have a Traditions Pennsylvania Long Rifle I enjoy shooting on occasion. Fun to stand up-wind from the pistol range just to make things interesting for them.
December 30, 2010, 09:46 PM
December 30, 2010, 10:14 PM
Not much interest ? Oh, I wouldn't say that. ;) :p
The frontstuffers here just aren't formally divided, like some other forum's............... :cool:
December 30, 2010, 10:19 PM
I wouldn't either...
December 30, 2010, 10:28 PM
My Christmas present (not my pic, cameras broke)
When I get bored, I'm going to make a scabbard and sheath for them on an old English cavalry saddle I have. I (of course) now have to find 2 horse pistols to go with it :D
December 30, 2010, 10:32 PM
the Black Spot
January 2, 2011, 03:47 PM
try here also:
January 2, 2011, 08:17 PM
Wyosmith - that's a handsome left handed jager you have there.
The right handed gun is nice too.
January 3, 2011, 06:56 AM
Yep Wyosmith is one of the best black powder gun builders out there.
January 3, 2011, 07:06 AM
This guy has a store in my home town.
January 3, 2011, 07:57 AM
I shoot my GPR flintlock more than any of my other rifles.
January 4, 2011, 07:37 AM
a custom left hand tenn poor boy .50 cal and a right hand pedersoli blue ridge .50 cal., i like them both but the poor boy is my favorite. eastbank.
January 4, 2011, 09:01 AM
Not much interest? I have shot flints almost exclusively for 40+ years. Have several fine rifles with rock locks.
January 5, 2011, 08:37 PM
I finished one today.
Here is is.
(My pics suck. I am a poor photographer.)
January 5, 2011, 08:38 PM
January 6, 2011, 08:26 AM
That is one beautiful rifle.
There's nothing wrong with your pics, either.
January 6, 2011, 03:38 PM
That rifle is phenomenal! :)
January 6, 2011, 04:44 PM
(I love going to work.)
January 7, 2011, 10:37 PM
Dang, those are too purty to shoot. I'd love to cuddle with them at night, though.;) I only have a kit built Harper's Ferry flint pistol. It's a riot to shoot. Definitely shoots point-of-perp to 50'. Using the typical issue rifle loads of the time, it's extremely impressive on both ends. The old ones could get the job done.
January 7, 2011, 11:16 PM
Naaaaaaaaa..........they are not too pretty to shoot or hunt with. That's what I make them for.
I hunt with my 62 cal flinter all the time, and I have killed a lot of game with it.
I make them for men and women all over the USA and the world, and most of them hunt with the rifles I make.
January 8, 2011, 10:05 AM
Lot of great rifles here. Thanks for sharing them guys. I would like to compliment you all but that would take a very long post. I am delighted the tradition survives.
For the record, one of my flintlocks. And, for the record, I don't build mine. Done by friends. I don't have the talent. I have built some but not as fine as yours or this one.
It is a Jaeger in .54 cal. curly maple wood, Germanic style lock.
Rats. I couldn't upload pic because it is already in the monthly photo contest. Take a look.
January 8, 2011, 07:48 PM
What is that? Where is it?
I am lost........................................
January 8, 2011, 08:00 PM
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