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Old April 13, 2013, 07:33 PM   #1
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Broken main spring.

I've had a Kentucky flintlock pistol that I built from a kit over 30 years ago and just fired it for the 1st time today ( .45 cal ). I had to wait til I got my pistol permit which takes forever in New York. After the last shot the main V-spring broke in 3 pieces. I've searched the internet under Kentucky flintlock pistol & found lots of sites that look like they still sell the same kits. But I don't see any that sell replacement parts. Anybody know of a site that might sell them?
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Old April 13, 2013, 07:35 PM   #2
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Dixie Gun Works. http://www.dixiegunworks.com/
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Old April 14, 2013, 07:43 AM   #3
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is it a kit gun or a kit lock ?
if its a kit gun , what company made it .
with that info i can run probably run you down where to buy the proper main spring
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Old April 14, 2013, 03:33 PM   #4
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Suggest that you do a photo-copy of the spring such that the seller can best match it up with stuff in stock. Put the pieces together as if the lock was not broken.
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Old April 15, 2013, 03:45 PM   #5
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This was a kit gun. I did look at Dixie Gun works but never found just lock parts. I'll try again. My computer navigating skills aren't that good.
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Old April 15, 2013, 04:13 PM   #6
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Make it easy on yourself and call Dixie on the phone. Saves a lot of time hunting around; their catalog is huge and their search engine leaves a lot to be desired.
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Old April 20, 2013, 08:30 PM   #7
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Did just what you said. New one is coming in the mail. Thanks.
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