Hello from the UK

Discussion in 'Introduction Forum' started by DJB5, Jul 1, 2020.

  1. DJB5

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    A new member from the UK may seem a little strange, given the somewhat draconian legal framework this side of the Atlantic. This said, limited exemptions for certain antiques can provide a fascinating hunting ground and my collection now encompasses items such as a "Committee of Safety" Long Land Pattern "Brown Bess" and an SW Model 3 Transition. These have not been deactivated with angle grinders and oxy acerylene and are fully legal if held (and only held) as an "ornament or curiousity". (Who uses the term "curiousity" in the 21st century.)

    So I guess my natural home is going to be muzzle loading and black powder.
     
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    Welcome from a black powder and muzzle loading addict from Oregon.
    We have a member from across the pond so we're familiar with how things go for the shooting sports in the UK.
     
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    Welcome.

    Muzzleloaders are the oldest and purist branch of firearms.
     
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    Welcome from Canada.
     
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    Welcome to the Forum! From Indiana. Is it true you have to have a licence to use black powder over there in the UK? IndianaSignCrossroads-Welcome (2).jpg
     
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