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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-26-2009, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
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cleaning your flintlock

I clean my flintlock thoroughly after every 3 to 4 shots and regardless after the season, I use patches bore brush ect.. I was wondering how did the people of the 1700's and 1800's clean there flintlocks, may sound stupid but just wondering???
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-26-2009, 03:11 PM
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Re: cleaning your flintlock

The search button is your friend. A thread just like this was started just a few days ago. Good luck.
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sorry I went back 3 to 4 pages didn't see anything
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-26-2009, 03:24 PM
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Re: cleaning your flintlock

I did not see a thread talking about cleaning in the 1700's. Good question!! NO idea!!
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 12-26-2009, 03:31 PM
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Re: cleaning your flintlock

After I reread my post is sounded a bit Snarky, and that was not how I meant it. Sorry.

https://www.huntingpa.com/forums/ubbt...97#Post1524897
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inthebubble did not take it that way at all, I made similar post my self about questions asked and there was discussion on that days earlier, its all good!
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You guys are making me "all warm and fuzzy"!! LOL!! Happy New year!!
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Something wrong with warm and fuzzy? I was wishing for warm and fuzzy at about 9 this morn
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