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Originally posted by Zosynspiracy
Sorry to rain on the parade but this whole living off the land hysteria is becoming silly. Black powder rifles? Come on people! It's one thing to talk about ammo shortages and gun confiscation but having to rely on black powder rifles? LOL. Black powder rilfes still require black powder and musket balls two things that are "manufactured". If you want to rely on some outdated weapon try learning how to make a bow and arrow and learn flint napping. If the world is so far gone that we have to rely on musket balls and black powder for survival I think I'd rather risk seeing what's on the other side of death.
Originally posted by reluctantpawn
reply to post by Jkd Up
With a flintlock all parts, ammo, powder etc can be made with only crude resources. More modern black powder firearms require a primer cap that requires a stronger manufacturing base.