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Requirement #1 of The American Mountain Men

Must have a full set of hand-cut and -sewn clothing and handmade accoutrements. These must be researched for authenticity of the 1800-40 period and be of a type which would have been seen on men in, or moving to, the … Continue reading

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Accepting a Prospect into Probationary Membership of the American Mountain Men.

I have seen a lack of consistency in the members of the AMM in how they handle assessing prospects. Some seem to be saying, a sponsor must camp with a prospect twice before considering any paperwork while others make their … Continue reading

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Armi Sport 1847 Springfield .69 caliber

I am offering my 1847 replica for sale. It is .69 caliber or 14-gauge smooth bore and can be loaded with round ball or shot. This gun is a replica of the gun used by the U.S. Army in Mexico … Continue reading

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Lyman Plains Pistol .54 caliber

This is a stock Lyman .54 caliber Plains Pistol. It is a very accurate pistol! $300 + shipping.

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Pedersoli AN IX Pistol .69 caliber

This is a replica of a French military pistol that was copied by Simeon North for use by the U.S. military. I have stamped U.S. on the side plate to represent this type. I converted it from its original flintlock … Continue reading

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Leman Indian Trade Rifle .54 caliber

I am offering the Leman trade rifle I built a few years ago. It has a 32″ straight taper barrel with round bottom rifling. The lock has no half cock notch as the originals did not have one. Length of … Continue reading

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Isaac Haines .40 caliber rifle for sale

I am offering my unfired Isaac Haines rifle for sale. It is in .40 caliber with a 38″ Colerain barrel. Length of Pull = 14 1/2″. Chambers lock. $1800.00 + shipping

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Green River 2017

Green River 2017 November 4, 2017, Aaron Griggs, Mary Sims, and myself arrived at Green River, Utah around noon. We met up with Ed Bevers, Bill Bailey and Todd “Pete” Peterson. Pete, Mary, and I set up camps at Crystal … Continue reading

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Aux Aliment du Pays – Off the Nourishment of the Land

Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”].  Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading

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2015 Fur Trade Symposium at Bent’s Old Fort

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