|Our new spring vise is a very handy item. In fact, if you ever disassemble your lock, one of these is required. If you try to remove a v-spring from a musket lock without using an appropriate tool, you will damage the spring and/or the mounting screw. This is one of the most common mistakes new flintlock owners make.
These are hand forged and are a copy of an original 18th century spring vise. We are very excited to be able to offer these to you as it is one of the most often used tools on my workbench. $25
|Another great tool. This is our 18th century musket tool which fits in your shooting bag yet is comprised of several handy tools. The top is a flint knapping hammer, the shaft unscrews to reveal a vent pick, and the bottom of it holds a tow worm and an adapter to fit it to some military muskets. These are hard to keep in stock at $35 each!|
|Here is our Whisk and Pick. You hang this from the strap of your cartridge box or from a button on your waistcoat where it is within easy reach to clear your musket when it gets fouled. The pick clears the vent hole, and the brush sweeps the chunks of fouling away. The pick is hand forged with a decorative twist. It's one of those "must have" tools for a flintlock shooter. $12|
|Here is what Timothy Pickering called the Common Screwdriver. We find this description interesting because the term "screwdriver" is rarely encountered in the 18th century, "turn screw" being the more common term. It has two different sized screwdriver blades and a punch for driving out barrel pins. Hand forged and case hardened. $10|
|For you percusion shooters, here is a Nipple Wrench. These fit a standard square musket nipple. This is the sort of good quality tool that one would find in a cased set if you were buy a high-end shotgun in the 19th century. $10|
|Every reenactor needs to have them, like it or not. The Hammerstall is a leather pocket that slips over your frizzen to act as an additional safety. It keeps the flint from striking the face of your frizzen creating a spark. The brass Flashguard mounts to your frizzen screw to keep the guy next to you from getting hit with sparks from your pan. Click here for a page that shows how to mount your flashguard.
|Not all, but many muskets are equipped to use a Sling. Our slings are leather, usually white, with a brass double D buckle. For a page showing the steps to mount a sling to a musket, click here. $10|
|Most military muskets have the stocks cut for a Bayonet. Some of our bayonets come with scabbards, others do not. Some will require final fitting as all are hand made. For instructions on how to fit a British bayonet, click here.
$39 for Brown Bess and 1717 French bayonets
$49 for 1777 French bayonet
$89 for Baker sword bayonet
|If you drill a lot and like to dry fire your Enfield musket or other caplock, then you need a Nipple Protector . It goes over the nipple to protect the nipple from damage. As we all know, dry-firing a caplock can damage the nipple and the face of the hammer. The brass chain secures to your sling swivel so you won't lose it.
|OK, now you have a classy looking traditional gun and now you want to show it off. Get a set of these Brass Gun Hooks to hang it up on your wall. Don't hang a gun over the fireplace, the heat will dry out the stock and crack it. In the old days up here on the frontier, they used to keep their guns hung over the door for easy access. I guess you could use these hooks to hang all sorts of things, there is a WW1 British Cavalry lance hung up here in the shop with a pair of them!$12 per set of 2|