Hi I’m new here. I’ve just discovered your forum. I have been shooting most of my life. Most of my shooting experience has been with SKS rifles, M1A rifles (M14 and M16 when I was in the Army), and even a Saiga 12. I have always thought I would enjoy black powder but I just never got into it. I just read an article in the American Rifleman, May 2009 issue, about Riflemen during the Revolutionary War and have decided it’s time to try black powder. I am particular interested in the flint lock Kentucky type of long rifle. Where should I start? Where can I purchase such a rifle and what should I expect to pay? What equipment will I need? Any suggestions on good books on the subject. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.