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How do you organize your shooting bag?

How do you organize your shooting bag?

So I ordered a possibles bag which has one small inside pocket. Wondered if you all buy smaller bags/pouches to keep things organized and not have to...

American Revolution: Here is an older study of a Loyalist officer of the King's American Regiment American). In many of the Loyalist units the officers were as well appointed (or better) than their counterparts in the British Army.

American Revolution: Here is an older study of a Loyalist officer of the King's American Regiment (4th American) . In many of the Loyalist units the officers were as well appointed (or better) than their counterparts in the British Army.

A previous Pinner says: I saw these homemade guns in a museum today.

Gun & Fez & Waffle

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Laura does a great job of describing prairie life, but sometimes it can be a little confusing because we aren’t familiar with the terms and the tools. I can clean an oven, but I’ve ne…

I Can Clean an Oven and a Muzzleloader

Laura does a great job of describing prairie life, but sometimes it can be a little confusing because we aren’t familiar with the terms and the tools. I can clean an oven, but I’ve ne…

Boone's rifle information on Kentucky Long Rifle Shop

Northwest Trade Gun - Flintlock Musket with characteristic brass serpentine decoration.

Northwest Trade Gun/ Flintlock Musket I wrote several of these up for work a couple weeks ago. They are always fun to work with.

Ball Container, turned tiger maple, by Ron Hess.

Ball Container, turned tiger maple, by Ron Hess.

Everything needed for the care and feeding of a flintlock.

Everything needed for the care and feeding of a flintlock. Shooting pouch, patch lube, patches, adjustable powder measure, powder horn, powder charger, pan brush, vent pick, spare flints, balls, bar lead, ladle, loading block, ball mold, screwdrivers, patch knife, whetstone, cow's knee (pan cover), wax candle (for waterproofing the pan), extra material for patches. I also keep a compass, and spare striker. For copyright purposes I own and retain all rights to this photo.

This India-pattern musket was a mainstay of the British army for almost half a century.

Britain's Brown Bess

This India-pattern musket was a mainstay of the British army for almost half a century.

Contemporary Makers: Ian Pratt Rifle and Maryellen Pratt Bag with Tim Crosby Horn for Alan Hoeweler

Ian Pratt Rifle and Maryellen Pratt Bag with Tim Crosby Horn for Alan Hoeweler

It's hard for me to come up with a description for the rifle, definitely not a copy of anything. There are some elements from originals...

EXTRAORDINARY OUTFIT, BRITISH M.1751 INFANTRY HANGER AND BROWN BESS BAYONET (Antique)

EXTRAORDINARY OUTFIT, BRITISH M.1751 INFANTRY HANGER AND BROWN BESS BAYONET

British M.1751 infantry hanger and Brown Bess bayonet mounted in black leather scabbards with double frog and shoulder strap. The sword, bayonet and scabbard mounts are original. The double frog and shoulder belt are later but not new or restorations, definitely having been made for use and showing use. Both scabbards are possibly original and recovered, but likely contemporary with the frog mount. As the sword is ordnance marked without the broad arrow of crown ownership, and the bayonet…

A rare miquelet flintlock, Portugal, ca

A rare miquelet flintlock, Portugal, ca 1700.