How would it be possible to even have more fun with a muzzleloader?

Well if you built that smokepole yourself it would be quite incredible.

Here are a few kits that not only will be a joy to build but promise to be great shooters too.

Traditions Mountain Rifle Flintlock .50 Caliber Build It Yourself Muzzleloader Kit


Sportsman’s Guide

When looking for a build it yourself kit the Traditions Flintlock Mountain Rifle Build Kit has a lot of great features. The 32″ unfinished octagonal barrel, color-case hardened lock, custom scrolled trigger guard, and beautiful hardwood stock comes complete with wooden ramrod and all parts needed for your new creation. The .50 caliber flintlock has a fixed front sight and an adjustable rear sight. The double set triggers are indeed a nice touch. Heft is 8.25 lbs. for this future deer slayer and/or target shooter.

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Traditions Build It Yourself .50 Caliber Kentucky Rifle Kit

Sportsman’s Guide

Ready to build a beauty or know someone who would love to as a gift? This .50 caliber Kentucky Rifle build has a 33.5″ white octagonal (un-blued) barrel with 1:66″ rifled twist. The hardwood stock is ready to be finished with your choice of stain. It has solid brass furniture and a V-type mainspring, fixed rear sight and blade front sight. Finished rifle is 49″ long overall and weighs 7 lbs. It certainly is ready for your next project.

Traditions Deerhunter .50-Cal. Percussion Muzzleloader Do-It-Yourself Kit


The Traditions Deerhunter Percussion Muzzleloader Kit is a patched round ball shooter. It comes with a 24″ octagonal barrel and adjustable fiber-optic sights. The color case hardened lock and the V-type mainspring give a fast lock time. The aluminum ramrod is supplied. This rifle is ready for the hunt or your mantle after an enjoyable build.

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