My first powder horn attempt

Discussion in 'Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns' started by BuckskinMtnMan, Jul 10, 2020.

  1. BuckskinMtnMan

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    Done! Made the staples myself out of a coat hanger, flattened them, heated then up and put a twist in them. A little wood glue for some support and they tapped into the horn and wood base plug nicely. The base plug & spout I lightly torched for some age and color. A hand rubbed coat of linseed oil and shes done! Already hanging off my shooting bag. 100% sealed air tight including the staple that goes through the horn.

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  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Administrator Moderator Supporting Member

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    Looks good.
    I've been working on one for 5 years and it's still on the bench .... unfinished.
    I did finish a small priming horn. I'll get a picture later.
     

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    Nicely done! I've never tried to make one, but I'm sure that the satisfaction you'll get from using it will make it worth the time and effort you had to put into it.
     
  7. BlackEagle

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    You did a good job on that.
     
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