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Azalea Falls Lodge
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Rocky Top Ranch
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Brush Creek Ranch
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Backroads Inn & Cabins
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2018 RENDEZVOUS
Always check websites for date changes!
We will be adding events as they become available thru the year.

Bouse Hills Muzzle Loaders Rendezvous
Feb. 15-18, Bouse, AZ

Pipe Creek Station Rendezvous
Feb. 16-18, Delphos, KS

Jefferson County Longrifles Winter Rendezvous
Feb. 17-18, Brookville, PA

Frozen Toes Rendezvous
Feb. 22-25, Fort Lupton, CO

Cascade Mountain Men Annual Gun Show
Mar. 10-11, Monroe, WA

Southwestern Regional Rendezvous
Mar. 10-17, Nacona, TX

CTAGA Spring Rendezvous
Mar. 16-18, Benton, KS

Fort Buenaventura Rendezvous
Mar. 29-Apr. 01, Ogden, UT

Fur Trade Rendezvous at Fort Washita
Apr. 04-08, Durant, OK

Bear Mountain Men Trappers Creek Rendezvous
Apr. 06-08, Redding, CA

Ranger Springs Skinners Spring Rendezous
Apr. 06-08, Decatur, TX

Kansas-Nebraska Rendezvous
Apr. 20-22, Frankfort, KS

Pawnee Free Trappers Spring Rendezvous
Apr. 20-22, McCook, NE

Anasazi Free Trappers Rendezvous
Apr. 26-29, St. George, UT

Chief Black Dog's Trail Muzzleloader Club Spring Rendezvous
Apr. 27-29, Oswego, KS

Davis Mountains Brigade Spring Rendezvous
Apr. 27-29, Fort Davis, TX

11th Annual Bledsoes Fort Colonial Fair
May. 04-06, Castalian Springs, TN

Camp Dubois Spring Rendezvous
May 5-6, Wood River, IL

Plainsmen Black Powder Club Rendezvous
May 19-21, Kindred, ND

Lancaster Restoration Rendezvous
May 24-28, Fort Lupton, CO

Paul Bunyan Plainsmen Rendezvous
May 25-28, Puyallup, WA

Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous
May 26-27, Fort Atkinson, WI

Fort Crevecoeur Spring Rendezvous
May 26-27, Creve Coeur, IL

Prairie Villa Rendezvous
June 15-18, Prairie Du Chien, WI

Trapper Days Rendezvous
Sept. 6-9, Fort Lupton, CO

White Oak Society Rendezvous
Aug. 3-5, Deer River, MN

Hunters Widows Rendezvous
Sept. 15-17, Fort Lupton, CO

Warsaw Pioneer Heritage Days
Oct.21-22, Warsaw, MO






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The MountainGnome....The Sportsman's Super Center

Welcome to The MountainGnome
We will introduce you to some of the best hunting, fishing, skiing, vacation destinations in the U.S.A.!
The MountainGnome will bring to you great products, including, high power firearms, muzzle-loaders, various powders, ammunition, and many other products.
There is something for just about everyone.
The MountainGnome will also have available modern, vintage and antique firearms for sale. There is a literature section with reviews of some great reading material. There is a cooking section with great recipes, including, wild game recipes.
You will also find a section for U.S. Stamp Collectors.
The MountainGnome is updated on a weekly basis and the older issues will be archived and available for you, the visitor.
As always we welcome and encourage your feedback.
We also welcome our readers to submit there own stories and experiences.

NOTE: We reserve the right to reject content that we consider unacceptable to our site.

Marijuana Has Proven to Be a Gateway Drug
Robert L. DuPont is the president of the Institute for Behavior and Health and the first director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Establishing it as a third legal drug, along with tobacco and alcohol, will increase drug abuse, including the expanding opioid epidemic.

It should come as no surprise that the vast majority of heroin users have used marijuana (and many other drugs) not only long before they used heroin but while they are using heroin. Like nearly all people with substance abuse problems, most heroin users initiated their drug use early in their teens, usually beginning with alcohol and marijuana. There is ample evidence that early initiation of drug use primes the brain for enhanced later responses to other drugs. These facts underscore the need for effective prevention to reduce adolescent use of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana in order to turn back the heroin and opioid epidemic and to reduce burdens addiction in this country.

Marijuana use is positively correlated with alcohol use and cigarette use, as well as illegal drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. This does not mean that everyone who uses marijuana will transition to using heroin or other drugs, but it does mean that people who use marijuana also consume more, not less, legal and illegal drugs than do people who do not use marijuana.

People who are addicted to marijuana are three times more likely to be addicted to heroin.

The legalization of marijuana increases availability of the drug and acceptability of its use. This is bad for public health and safety not only because marijuana use increases the risk of heroin use.

A better drug policy is one that actively discourages marijuana use as well as other recreational drug use, especially for youth. The aggressive commercialization of marijuana that is now rampant and still growing is particularly damaging to the public health because it markets marijuana and an array of increasingly potent products in ever more attractive ways that encourage marijuana use and frequent high-dose THC use.

We are at a crossroads. Legalizing marijuana will have lasting negative effects on future generations. The currently legal drugs, alcohol and tobacco, are two of the leading causes of preventable illness and death in the country. Establishing marijuana as a third legal drug will increase the national drug abuse problem, including expanding the opioid epidemic

NOTE:
The governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, a died in the wool liberal democrat, stated that since he legalized the sale of marijuana, the opioid use has gone down 6 percent, his statistics! Of course this is coming from another lying politician to cover his ass for the increase in drug usage, increase in crime, increase in traffic deaths, need I say more?!
Folks, as we all know, the Democrats and Liberals always use fear as a way to forward their agenda's!! Never offering any concrete evidence and always denying what is fact!
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ACCURACY
Internal Lock Polishing: $45.xx. CVA/Traditions/Siler/L&R locks only. I will polish all moving/mating surfaces and lock plate for a smooth grit free feel. This speeds up lock time and makes it butter smooth.
Trigger Polishing: $20.xx. Work would include the internals of the lock, the double set triggers MUST be polished fora smooth crisp, grit free feel!
Accuracy Bedding: $60.xx. Needed just like a center fire, your wood stock muzzle loader is actually prone to the tang screw/s loosening due to the weaker wood actually pulling the metal parts up and into the wood under heavy recoil! Loose tang screws are a dead giveaway of this happening only after a few shots, killing your accuracy.
Wet Weather soaking your wood stock also is a common problem. "In order to do the job correctly you will have to send your complete muzzle loader so I can bed all parts as one for the best accuracy possible."
Coning the Muzzle: $35.xx. This procedure in present day is known as "coning”. It was known in the 19th century as a "relieved" muzzle and also as a "funneled" muzzle. Once the rifle has been “coned” it can be loaded rather easily without using the short starter.
FINISHES
Barrel Browning: $65.xx. I use nothing but the best to brown all muzzle loader barrels. It’s a slow process which generally takes 3 to 5 days to complete properly. This included sights, tang, screws, etc. If it deals with the barrel/attachment. It is included in the price.
Browning Accessories: Contact for price! Butt plate, trigger guard, nose cap, patch box, Etc. Just let me know what all you have and I will work on a price for you.
Stock Refinish: $125.xx. Have an old beauty of a muzzle loader but the stock is looking a little beat up? No problem! All finishes are hand rubbed from the low gloss, matte to high mirror gloss, I can do it in whatever finish you want. Walnut normally does NOT get stained unless the owner wants it reddish or almost black. Good walnut normally never needs staining.
Brush the Brass: $25.xx. To rid that beautiful rifle of yours and that ugly shiny cheap looking brass, I can also provide a Brushed look to your rifles furniture that will age nicely and cut that cheap shininess out! Stop scaring game with that mirror! It’s a hunting rifle, not a beauty pageant!

NOTE: For additional information on our services, please contact the following email address: FrontierMuzzleloading@yahoo.com
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NOTE: This article and many other interesting articles can also be found at the BACKWOODSMAN MAGAZINE.

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LOCK POLISHING: A How To:
by Jonathan Koziol
WARNING!
Lock parts may come hardened from the factory. Polishing may remove hardening, causing the parts to become weaker and prone to breakage over time. Now lets move onto the lock! Be very very careful with that main spring guys! It will cause you a ton of pain should it slip from your grasp and fly off at your face or even worse, hit you in the knuckle. I use a small C clamp or heavy pair of channellock plyers and grasp the main spring and gently pull it from the lock plate. Once it has been removed, you can now safely remove the hammer, bridle and remaining lock parts. Be careful that you do not lose the FLY! Its a tiny piece that allows the double trigger set up to work.

The Lock panel, sear and tumbler are our main areas to pay attention to. Roughness, burrs, etc are the cause of a gritty feeling lock. This lock felt great, but after going through the kit, why the heck not polish up the parts a little bit? I did not go to the extreme of polishing the parts like a mirror, but just enough to smooth out the surfaces and knock down any edges that may be present.

NOTE: For complete instructions with clear informational image go to www.frontiermuzzleloading.com/t6532-lock-polishing-a-how-to.
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HUNTING & SHOOTING NEWS
HUNTERS: AVOID NEW YORK, ILLINOIS, and CALIFORNIA!
The above states DO NOT recognize any other states concealed carry permits! Until they change their SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST agenda's, We at the MountainGnome ask you the hunter, fisherman, sportsman to spend your money elsewhere!

LITERATURE CORNER


TREASURES OF READING
Folks, here are some great books to read, while relaxing in the evening........

Buy Today...Great Reading!! Black Ops: American Jihad
Present Day
by William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone

"DON’T OPEN TILL DOOMSDAY"

Accused of being a murderer by his own country, Lieutenant Colonel Art Jensen, a direct descendent of the legendary mountain man Smoke Jensen, becomes an army of one, hired to take down a billionaire Saudi prince and his terrorist cells that are determined to destroy America. Original.

NOTE: Most folks don't think this could ever happen...just vote for another Liberal like Obama and see what happens!

NOTE:Folks, every book I review on The MountainGnome, I have read and give my honest opinion. This book is excellent reading and exciting (IMO)!

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For the fans of "Lost in Space " we are Proud to release our new sound for your Jupiter 2 Space Pod Engine Sound Board.. When the switch is powered on, the sound will play continuously until switched off.

See video for short demo.

Mount inside a hidden compartment in your pod, or create a custom housing. Measures Approximately 2 " x 2" with battery pack. 1/4watt Speaker measures 1 1/2" diameter. Runs on 4.5volts Powered by 3 button cell batteries that are included.

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS


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KINGSTON, AR: Azalea Falls Lodge

Nestled in a secluded glen a couple of miles north of Boxley Valley and the Buffalo National River, Azalea Falls sits on 136-acres of woodland paths and canyon trails that reveal an enchanting slice of the legendary Ozarks. Our lodge, cabin, and bed & breakfast offer guests luxury accommodations at affordable prices while being close to the activities that make the Arkansas Ozarks famous. Couples find Azalea Falls to be the perfect romantic getaway, companies and church groups can enjoy mixing business with pleasure and families find a comfortable retreat for enjoying their vacations or reunions.

NOTE: We will no longer suggest Colorado, or any other state that legalized the sale of illegal drugs, as a hunting, skiing, vacation destination without warning you of the consequences!
Due to the legalization of drugs in the state: increases in crime, drug related shootings, increasing traffic deaths, increasing hit & run incidents, we feel your vacations are better spent elsewhere!!

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YOUR PRIVACY AND YOUR FREEDOM IS UNDER ATTACK!!
Congress voted to allow your internet service providers to sell your online activity to advertisers – here’s the simplest way to prevent that from happening.

Goodbye Internet Privacy, Hello Anonymous VPNs: How To Keep Your Browser History Private

Every week read about the latest developments in privacy software for the home, internet, e-mail..etc..Is the government sticking their noses to far into your private life? Find out more...

Software, Articles, Web Sites and Tips helping YOU protect your PRIVACY!!

BASICS OF CRYPTOGRAPHY - Download or view this manual.

The best free privacy software 2017!
Online privacy is a hot topic, with even world leaders weighing in on the subject. Many of the big-name websites and companies will track your activities to deliver targeted advertising, and can build up an astonishingly detailed profile including your interests, spending habits, age, location and more.

If you would prefer to keep your personal details private, a VPN or proxy tool will help. See the guide to setting up and maintaining a VPN.

EPIC - Tools For Protecting Online Privacy

EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, freedom of expression, and democratic values in the information age. EPIC pursues a wide range of program activities including policy research, public education, conferences, litigation, publications, and advocacy. EPIC routinely files amicus briefs in federal courts, pursues open government cases, defends consumer privacy, organizes conferences for NGOs, and speaks before Congress and judicial organizations about emerging privacy and civil liberties issues. EPIC works closely with a distinguished advisory board, with expertise in law, technology and public policy. EPIC maintains one of the most popular privacy web sites in the world

NOTE: Folks, as of today, TOR is the best of the best for your PRIVATE internet browsing! No one has been able to equal this program!


CHUCK WAGON COOK


Folks....here you'll find delicious recipes for main dishes, deserts, "kool" drinks, wild game, and more ~ Updated in every new edition of The MountainGnome!

Have a special recipe you want to share?
Please e-mail us at recipes@mountaingnome.com

Oven-Baked Stew
Makes 4 servings
    Ingredients:
  • 1 cup water
  • 14½ ounces diced tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Garlic powder to taste
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Teaspoons sugar
  • 1½ Pounds beef or venison round steak or roast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 3 Peeled and quartered potatoes
  • 3 Carrots, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • ½ Peeled rutabaga, cut into ¾-inch chunks
  • ½ Onion, cut into chunks
  • 2 Celery stalks, cut into chunks
  • 1 Slice bread, cubed


  • Directions:

  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 4-quart baking dish with nonstick oil.
  • 2. Combine water, tomatoes, tapioca and all spices; pour into baking dish.
  • 3. Add all remaining ingredients, mixing well.
  • 4. Cover and bake for 2 hours.

For more great recipes come back soon!
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