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  1. Petroleum jelly?

    Muzzleloaders
    I have a .50 Hawken side lock and a traditions .50 side lock pistol, both are wonderfully fun to shoot. I use patched .490 round balls. I coat my patches in petroleum jelly and coat the area around the nipple with it as well to prevent soot from accumulating. This works wonders for clean up i...
  2. WhaTs My Hawken Worth?

    Muzzleloaders
    Tress years ago I bought myself a Traditions Hawken Woodsman .50 cal flintlock rifle, I have shot less than 100 rounds through it and it was cleaned after each session, aside from two scratches, the matte finish the brass has taken, and a but of crud on the end of the ramrod, it is still...
  3. Thompson Hawken Kit - trigger help

    Muzzleloaders
    I just bought a .50 Hawken kit as my winter project to pass the dark days - snow or whatever else comes hither. Everything checks out with a "light" assembly to make sure everything is fitting and present. The double triggers - ""set trigger" has me stumped. The set doesn't seem to ride...
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