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    Homemade flintlock

    Anyone done this from scratch?
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    Why would you? Flintlock oh FFS
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    Because they are COOL.

    And match lock

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    Oh FFS
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    It just seems to be a cool project, make a firearm from scratch and then make the powder and bullets.

    Flintlock seems more practical than matchlock while making my own caps for a caplock seems to hard
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    Looking into it, I could possibly use electric ignition
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    Quote Originally Posted by res View Post
    Looking into it, I could possibly use electric ignition
    NNOOOOOOOOOO don't do it

    The coolness is entirely derived from the pull the trigger then wait and try and stay on target and the fact that you can make all parts of the ammo yourself.
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    Hmmm the self made part of it is the appeal to me and electric ignition seems so much easier than a good Flintlock,would still have the lag as would still have a pan setup
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    Build an old tec rifle with moden tec just doesent sit well with me.
    they were around before we harnessed electricity.
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    It seems most,but not all of the info on the web is nausea around kit builds
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    Buy a old one and rebuild it?
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    I think you would find it much easier to build a matchlock than a flintlock, they are so much simpler

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    I haven't got a DIY flintlock but I can tell you once you go black you don't go back!




    I prefer meat in its original packaging

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    While a matchlock would be undoubtably easier, I'm not sure I want to try and hunt with one.
    Have been reading up on what it takes to make my own caps as ideally I would like a caplock
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    Res for 4.5 k I can put you into a very nice stalkers double rifle BP hammer gun, great for NZ deer
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