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An Expedition on the Green River

AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER   On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading

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2014 AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous

Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL.  We had a good time in spite of the ticks.  We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading

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Inletting the side plate

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Installing a Buttplate

This weekend I worked on my Leman rifle.  Attached are several pics of the steps to install the buttplate. First, I laid out the pattern, then I cut it with the coping saw.  Then using lamp black, I inlet the … Continue reading

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Observations on Miller

The following comments are based on the sketches by Alfred Jacob Miller as found in the Parke-Bernet Galleries sale book from 1966. #1 – Antoine Clement had a white dog with lop ears.  His leather shirt has long fringe and Indian quill … Continue reading

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My first “Buckskins”

In 1977 I went down to the Berman Buckskin warehouse on Hennipen Ave in Minneapolis, Mn and bought some split cowhide.  I took it home and made a fringed hunting shirt and some leggings.  Here is the shirt/jacket.  Mom brought … Continue reading

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Cleaning Muzzleloaders

A few years ago I was looking for a quicker, easier way to clean my muzzle loaders.  I was tired of using hot soapy water because the risk of rusting.  I had tried various solvents but wasn’t satisfied with the … Continue reading

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Shooting Flintlocks

Paul Valandigham has written a great article about making flintlocks shoot.  It helped me to become a better flint shooter and I would like to share some of it with you.  Below are some excerpts from his article:  Flintlocks: How … Continue reading

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