of the locks of our muskets and pistols are removed and checked for
good function. The frizzens are case hardened to ensure a nice spark
and the breech is drilled with a 3/32" vent hole.
a value added service we will "break down" the lock, polish all mated
moving parts and harden the tumbler and sear for improved lock
performance and reliability. This added service is $50.00
We warranty out locks for one year parts and labor. All you need to do is get the lock to us. Neglect
of the lock (heavy rust) and amateur tinkering will void the warranty.
Our turn around time for repair is very fast so please be sure to take
advantage our our professional service. Be sure to contact us for
instructions before sending it in.
flintlock musket and pistols are not proofed by the country of
manufacture nor is there a U.S. standard for muzzle loaders to proof by.
do offer a test firing service using a double black powder charge and a
double ball load. This is an additional service and you can read more
about it on the Q & A page. $75.00
you are not happy with your purchase you can return it postmarked
within 7 days of the date you received it for a refund of the purchase
price of the item returned. Shipping costs are not refunded.
If you have any questions about our policies please feel free to ask.
Kathy and Earl Kathan
Earl Kathan Gunsmith LLC
PO Box 59
154 Black North Rd.
Acworth, NH 03601