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Forum: Central Maryland October 16th, 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,842
Posted By ca18thc
Cass Senic Railroad in Pocahontas County West...

Cass Senic Railroad in Pocahontas County West Virginia is the best. It’s a bit of a trek to get there, but well worth it! Cass is an authentic logging railroad with restored Shay steam engines. ...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 25th, 2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,521
Posted By ca18thc
Bel Air wheels up! “Shall not be infringed!”

Bel Air wheels up! “Shall not be infringed!”
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 21st, 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,155
Posted By ca18thc
Done, I sent the following e-mails: To My...

Done, I sent the following e-mails:

To My Esteemed Legislators,

I am writing to ask that you reject House Bill 612 and Senate Bill 737. The bills are poorly written and unconstitutional. If...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 11th, 2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,379
Posted By ca18thc
My vacation day was just approved! I am only a...

My vacation day was just approved! I am only a low poster, but I will be there!
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 11th, 2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,103
Posted By ca18thc
Done!

Done!
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues February 10th, 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,289
Posted By ca18thc
I believe all you would have to do is separate...

I believe all you would have to do is separate your hbar upper from the lower and you would be legal. It is only an hbar AR15 when they are mated together. The upper alone is not a firearm and the...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 20th, 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By ca18thc
1873 Winchester

I have a 1873 Winchester production 1891 38-40. Very accurate, wonderful shooter.
Forum: Gunsmithing January 9th, 2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By ca18thc
I have a Walker Turner drill press that My father...

I have a Walker Turner drill press that My father gave me. It was made in the 1940s. If you can find one, the quality far exceeds anything made today. They turn up on Craigs List occasionally. If you...
Forum: Black Powder August 2nd, 2016, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By ca18thc
Thank you Brain. My wife and I have been...

Thank you Brain. My wife and I have been collecting antiques from the 1700s and early 1800s for many years. I feel that it is more about stewardship than ownership when caring for these pieces of...
Forum: Black Powder August 2nd, 2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By ca18thc
George Washington selected Harpers Ferry...

George Washington selected Harpers Ferry Virginia, for the location of the Harpers Ferry National Armory. in 1799, construction began. Three years later they started production of muskets.
Forum: Black Powder August 2nd, 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By ca18thc
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Black Powder August 2nd, 2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By ca18thc
Thanks for your thoughts, I had my musket...

Thanks for your thoughts, I had my musket evaluated by Harper's Ferry and they confirmed Jim Prentice's identification. According to Harper's Ferry, my musket is a model 1795. The model 1795 was...
Forum: Black Powder August 2nd, 2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By ca18thc
Hi, I picked up this Harpers Ferry model 1795...

Hi, I picked up this Harpers Ferry model 1795 flintlock from Jim Prentice at the Baltimore Antique Arms Show this past March. Jim's father was the superintendent at Harper's Ferry and he grew up...
Forum: Gun Shows April 4th, 2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,174
Posted By ca18thc
They may be OK with the gun, but they don't want...

They may be OK with the gun, but they don't want us to have powder or bullets. In any case , I can use it as a club.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Good point, that spring is one of the nicely...

Good point, that spring is one of the nicely refined features of the Harper's Ferry lock. It has beautiful filing at the end. I would hate to break the original. I am starting to have second...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Interesting history on the Harpers Ferry model...

Interesting history on the Harpers Ferry model 1805 pistol. There were 4096 pistols manufactured but no one had ever documented one with a serial number higher that 2048. The mystery was solved in...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Wow, that is a real beauty! There may have been...

Wow, that is a real beauty! There may have been some at the show, but I did not see them. I bought a very nice Belgian reproduction Harpers Ferry pistol for a friend in 1980 for $40. In my opinion...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Thanks, would it be worthwhile to purchase a...

Thanks, would it be worthwhile to purchase a reproduction frizzen to use when firing the musket so I don't wear out the original? Are there any other parts I should be concerned with? The stock...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Thank you, I have several antique muzzle loaders...

Thank you, I have several antique muzzle loaders but have never shot one. This is my first flintlock. The lock locks at half cock and full cock. I tried it once and it sparks well. I think that...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 31st, 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By ca18thc
Harpers Ferry Model 1795 Musket

Hi, A couple of weeks ago I picked up this Harpers Ferry model 1795 flintlock at the Baltimore Antique Arms Show. The lock plate is dated 1809. It is in nice origiinal condition. The bore looks...
Forum: Gun Shows March 29th, 2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,174
Posted By ca18thc
Harpers Ferry Model 1795 Flintlock

Hi, I picked up this Harpers Ferry model 1795 flintlock at the show. The lock plate is dated 1809. It is in nice original condition with old patina. Now I will have to find old sling swivels and a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 1st, 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,316
Posted By ca18thc
Winchester 1873

Winchester 1873
Forum: Gunsmithing September 22nd, 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,713
Posted By ca18thc
I have a Porter Cable drill press that My father...

I have a Porter Cable drill press that My father gave me. It was made in the 1940s. If you can find one, the quality far exceeds anything made today. They turn up on Craigs List occasionally. If...
Forum: The Depot March 5th, 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,074
Posted By ca18thc
I bought two boxes for $50 with the coupon last...

I bought two boxes for $50 with the coupon last week.
Forum: The Depot March 5th, 2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,074
Posted By ca18thc
Dicks in Bel Air has a bunch of m855 green tips...

Dicks in Bel Air has a bunch of m855 green tips in stock. American Eagle 150 round boxes for $74.95.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 2nd, 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,933
Posted By ca18thc
Hi, Metalman 3006 is correct. What you have is...

Hi, Metalman 3006 is correct. What you have is is a flintlock to percussion conversion from the late 18th to early 19th century. If pinned down, I would date it to circa 1805 - 1815
Forum: Central Maryland October 23rd, 2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6,519
Views: 835,127
Posted By ca18thc
Abingdon Walmart has 150 round American Eagle...

Abingdon Walmart has 150 round American Eagle 5.56 62 gr green tips for $69.97
Forum: Gunsmithing October 1st, 2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,462
Posted By ca18thc
PC 7 is the best epoxy paste I have ever used. ...

PC 7 is the best epoxy paste I have ever used. It comes in grey (PC 7) or in a marine version which is white. I think the white is called PC 11. I use it on my boat and around the house. This...
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By ca18thc
occbrian, nice job on the hot wire cutter!

occbrian, nice job on the hot wire cutter!
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By ca18thc
Thank you. The nice thing about using a drill...

Thank you. The nice thing about using a drill press to hold the nichrome wire is that there is a spring built into the drill press spindle. The built in spring keeps the wire under tension. ...
Forum: Handguns September 17th, 2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By ca18thc
Homemade case for my pistols

I had an old metal Dewalt drill case collecting dust, so I converted it into a new home for my German Sig P228 and my Sig P226 MK25. I added a lock hasp so I can lock the case while traveling. Now...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 10th, 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,329
Posted By ca18thc
Sorry, this crap has us all on edge.

Sorry, this crap has us all on edge.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 10th, 2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,329
Posted By ca18thc
FIFY

FIFY
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 10th, 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,329
Posted By ca18thc
I agree with your sentiment, but it is poor form...

I agree with your sentiment, but it is poor form changing a quote attributed to another poster. If it is your thought post it as such.
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues September 10th, 2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,329
Posted By ca18thc
Agreed, but until the law is changed we have to...

Agreed, but until the law is changed we have to find a way to live with it.
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