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Author Topic: Middlesex Village Trading Companie  (Read 411 times)

Offline Terry Lightle

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Middlesex Village Trading Companie
« on: October 29, 2019, 05:15:44 PM »
Was looking around and stumbled on to them,the finished guns are a lot less money than kits.Is there something there I am not seeing?
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Offline Terry Lightle

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Re: Middlesex Village Trading Companie
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2019, 09:48:15 PM »
See that Valor Rms in canada is cheaper too

Offline Rob DiStefano

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Re: Middlesex Village Trading Companie
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2019, 10:12:01 AM »
BEWARE of trad muzzleloaders made in india.  the use of seamed iron tubing for their UNPROOFED barrels is the first clue about these guns.
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Offline Terry Lightle

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Re: Middlesex Village Trading Companie
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2019, 08:47:57 PM »
Thanks Rob did not know they were made in India

Offline Rob DiStefano

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Re: Middlesex Village Trading Companie
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2019, 07:03:39 AM »
those guns are ok for reenactors, firing blanks.  it's a cheap way to get the tool needed, but to them it's a tool that enhances what they're really doing - reenacting.

particularly with flintlocks, there is no substitute for quality if reliability is required (as it should be!).  this is where the offshore built lyman and DGW offer good working guns for $500-$600.  they will be the current best value in trad flinters.  beyond that, that price tag doubles at the very least for an onshore built gun. 

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