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Old September 7, 2008, 07:55 PM   #1
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Looking for a source for flints

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! ) and really don’t want to spend that much per flint.
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Old September 7, 2008, 08:09 PM   #2
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Try R.E. Davis Company at REDavis@REDavisCompany.Com or 419-833-1200. I bought barrels and flintks from them when I last visited Friendship, OH.
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Old September 7, 2008, 08:33 PM   #3
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Rich Pierce, email address:
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Old September 8, 2008, 06:58 PM   #4
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Thanks for the info! I will see what shakes out!
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Old September 8, 2008, 10:29 PM   #5
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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.
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Old September 9, 2008, 05:50 AM   #6
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Flints

Try Track of the Wolf. Don't have the URL handy.
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Old September 9, 2008, 05:57 AM   #7
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I buy my black English flints from DixieGunWorks ..Trackofthewolf has them too...but they are out of them right now .
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Old September 26, 2008, 01:42 AM   #8
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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 RwBeV@msn.com
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Old October 18, 2008, 11:06 AM   #9
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All,

Got some from Rich Pierce! Thanks for all the suggestions and replies! 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!
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Old October 18, 2008, 08:33 PM   #10
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Like Darkgael... Track of the Wolf.
http://www.trackofthewolf.com/(S(0ew...2))/index.aspx
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Old October 25, 2008, 10:28 AM   #11
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Might try Muzzle Loader Builder Supply.
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Old October 28, 2008, 10:31 AM   #12
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I have them in stock,most sizes of English flints.$1.50 each plus postage.
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