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On Monday, a father and son used small hovercrafts to cross a frozen Minnesota lake and rescued three whitetail deer stuck on the ice.

AmericanLongrifles.org

This site is dedicated to the study and building of the American longrifle; otherwise known as the Kentucky or Pennsylvania rifle.

Flintlock ignition sequence. I have a feeling this may be double the amount of powder required in the pan-- at least I hope so: I wouldn't want to hold something flashing off like that close to my face-- but it's interesting to see the sequence broken down.

I have a feeling this may be a bad camera angle, straight off the flash hole-- but it's interesting to see the sequence broken down.

Loading Block - Traditional Muzzleloading Forum - Muzzleloader Flintlock Black Powder

Loading Block - Traditional Muzzleloading Forum - Muzzleloader Flintlock Black Powder

Civil War - The war between Americans which nearly distroyed our republic.  May this never happen on this soil again.

US Civil War Infographic poster. Will There Be Another Civil War Soon Due To U. Government Neglect Against It's Own People

Flintlock Pistol - Made by Bennet and Lacy, London, 1776 - 1840.

coisasdetere: “ Flintlock Pistol - Made by Bennet and Lacy, London, 1776 - ”

One of the Greatest Legends of Southern Illinois is the Tale of the Phantom Funeral Procession that Walks on July 4!

One of the Greatest Legends of Southern Illinois is the Tale of the Phantom Funeral Procession that Walks on July

Gold inlaid double barrel French flintlock pistol marked, “Fillon Arquebusier du Paris”, late 18th century.

Gold inlaid double barrel French flintlock pistol marked, “Fillon Arquebusier du Paris”, late 18th century.

The Fusil Fin  (fine hunting and service gun)

The Fusil Fin (fine hunting and service gun)

http://contemporarymakers.blogspot.com/2014/03/fowler-by-ken-gahagan.html

Fowler by Ken Gahagan

5 Books Every Competent Flintlock Gunsmith Must Have: http://www.americanlongrifles.com/Books_Essentials.htm

otherwise known as the Kentucky or Pennsylvania rifle.

Insane Sankeyish streamgraph of Senate and House distributions over time / you can see the very rapid takeover of far right Republicans in the House over the last 20 years

It'd be great if some news network started featuring partisan hack talking heads who were all Federalists and Jacksonians, just to see how long it took us to catch on. (via XKCD)

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