I have only used the dept.store T/C flints on my rifle,the same kind it came with.I have no experience with the other types.Will the english flints work as good or better with the T/C frizzen? Lymans look like they also ship their rifles with the same flints as T/C.Are the T/C flints of the German agate type? T/C recommends their own agate type flint and I know they want to cash in on that but I would think that they would want you to use the flint with the best most reliable ignition.I know Traditions recommends english flints.But they also package those flints with their name.
Stay away from the name brand flints. T/C frizzens are soft and prefer the German White Agate flints. You can buy them from TOTW or Dixie and some others. It`s all I use. I`d be out hunting, but I was in a head on collision a couple of weeks ago and can`t drive.
That,s why I stayed with the T/C branded agates.I figured they worked better with T/C,s frizzen.I wouldn,t think T/C would want to tarnish their reputation by putting their name on unreliable fints.Best wishes Oct.and I hope you can get out at some point.Can you go out if someone drives you and helps you get set up?
No precut flints here.My Lymans and TC's all get French Amber,Black English,or American Chert.
The precut gave me around 15 shots then it was finished.The others I stated give about 80 shot out of a flint.
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