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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-06-2018, 11:09 PM
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Very nice Mauser! That's a pretty flinter! Wanna sell it?
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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-06-2018, 11:17 PM
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Shot in the late season with a Lancaster style .54 cal built by Paul Allison of Gap.
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post #13 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-09-2019, 02:11 PM
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1/8/18 2D Lyman Deerstalker
i have harvested many many deer in my 27 yrs of hunting. But never have i killed one using a flintlock.
Until last night!
Mainly because i usually am tagged out by then or would try to be tagged out to avoid the frustration that
sometimes goes with hunting with a flintlock. this year i wanted to save a tag to try for late season success.
last night between thunderstorms, i see this one in a cut corn about 150 yds away, i closed the gap thanks to
a pine row, to about 70 yds. tucked up in a pine, resting on a semi stable branch, pull the trigger, psssss-nothing!
all too familiar sound. loaded more powder, settled again. pssss-BOOM
dropped in its tracks. front shoulder, took out top of both lungs.
Needless to say i was pretty excited!
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uh oh Johnny Big Buck, you'll be hooked now on the flint. We just need to get you good reliable ignition

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