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Old April 11, 2010, 08:18 PM   #1
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Pistol Fire

Nothing else better to do, just thought I would post this. I took these last
summer.
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Old April 11, 2010, 08:52 PM   #2
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The rest of the story ...

Hey there,

Please tell us the rest of the story on that pistol.

Is it handmade or a project or a kit or whut?

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Old April 12, 2010, 02:27 PM   #3
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Which pistol? There are four different pistols in the photos. 32 Flintlock,
32 Lightning, 32 Lewis and .36 Rem. Revolver.
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Old April 12, 2010, 02:33 PM   #4
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Here are the caplocks and the Flintlock. I think you already have seen the
Revolver
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Old April 12, 2010, 02:38 PM   #5
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Here is the Lightning

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Old April 12, 2010, 04:32 PM   #6
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The "Lightning" is as the name implies. It has the shortest locktime thus
fastest pistol I have ever seen. Also the light target best accuracy load
of only 17 grs Goex FFF chronograph 1200 fps. The barrel is 10 "
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Old April 12, 2010, 10:13 PM   #7
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The Flintlock

The flintlock caught my eye. As I've revived my interest in things that go boom and bang lately, I thought of the necessity for a "survival" weapon for hunting and defense and that led me to the Remington BP revolver, (as well as the affection for history, etc...).

The flintlock is actually much more of a true survival tool as I have the materials and knowhow to make powder, and that's not so terribly hard to do; casting boolits and procuring flint, etc...

The only drawback if it's much of one at all is procuring percussion caps for the Remmie in a time of need.

The flintlock is ultimately more of a "endtimes" and "hardtimes" tool.

So my interest is really in it.

I do like target shooting and competition target shooting so I'm interested in one of the percussion cap single-shots also, the most affordable one.

So is the flintlock a kit, or handmade? Where'd ya git it?
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Old April 13, 2010, 12:20 PM   #8
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Flintlock Pistol

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Old April 13, 2010, 12:24 PM   #9
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More pictures of the Flint
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Old April 13, 2010, 12:27 PM   #10
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Flintlock is accurarte too!

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Old April 13, 2010, 12:45 PM   #11
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The Pistol was built by Master Rob Lewis from Ohio. It uses a Green Mt. barrel
1in 16 twist .32 cal. False muzzle. Load is a "0" Buckshot ball and a .010
thick patch lubed with a water soulable oil. I use 17 grs. Goex FFF Black Powder. This chronographed at 1050 fps. Barrel is 9 inches. Grips are Herriet
National grips. Cost of this at the time I bought it was 600.00 But that was
about 10 years ago. It is very fast. Did I say very fast. You cannot tell it
from shooting a caplock. A lot of the guys shoot this type at the Nationals.
It is for target shooting. I and the wife been shooting at the Nationals at
Friendship for 18 years now. Going again in June. This pistol is probably the
most accurate pistol we own.
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Old April 13, 2010, 01:02 PM   #12
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This is how much fire from the flint gets into the pan. All of this just comes
from the Flint.
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Old April 13, 2010, 01:07 PM   #13
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You can also shoot the Flintlock pistol as a caplock. Just change the frizzen
and take out the flint and put in this piece of steel that is shaped like a flint
has a flat on it to fire the cap. So you can have best of both worlds.
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Old April 13, 2010, 04:22 PM   #14
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Flintlock photo documentary

WOW! That's an excellent photo documentary. You are really good at making the animations, they really help.

That pistol is certainly worth $1,000 or more and probably more as it is so accurate and made by a maker of note.

That it doubles as a percussion pistol is really cool.

Thank you for taking the time and making the effort to give us a good show. I learned a lot from that.

Of the flintlock pistols made by Uberti or Pietta or Pedersoli, (more affordable flintlock pistols), what would you suggest purchasing that comes closer to meeting my needs and that shares supplies to some degree with the Remmie 44? And I guess it should be for a "flintlock beginner" to some degree.

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