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Old 12-27-2008, 09:17 PM
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Default anyone making hardwood tompions

would like a few nice tompions for some flintlock guns I have. If anyone knows who makes them let me know.
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Old 12-30-2008, 03:17 PM
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Default tompions

A tompion is a wooden plug that goes in the muzzle end of a bp firearm.
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Old 12-30-2008, 04:14 PM
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man I haven't heard anyone using them for a long time. I had to think real hard and fry some brain cells to think what those were. I don't know anyone making them, I'll check my book sources, possibly track of the Wolf???
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Old 12-30-2008, 04:53 PM
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he lost the last one in the split of his loin cloth.
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Old 12-30-2008, 04:57 PM
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after a quick Search I located a place that sells them.

Mercury Supply Company
<-- Click and Look in the Firearm Accessories link.
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Old 12-30-2008, 06:12 PM
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Man I had to read that twice. I thought it said wood tampons. I'm loosing it fast.
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Old 12-30-2008, 10:19 PM
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Thanks for the information. I checked the site and found what I am looking for. I do like some of the old original things I find out there. Thanks to all.
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:12 AM
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Man I had to read that twice. I thought it said wood tampons. I'm loosing it fast.
yee ouch thats gotta hurt
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:51 AM
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Thanks for the information. I checked the site and found what I am looking for. I do like some of the old original things I find out there. Thanks to all.
Glad I could help you out. It is very interesting seeing and learning about the old originals... You never know what you'll see in those places.
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Good site there bruce, I too enjoy looking at the old stuff and history.
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