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spacer red_dot Notes for cleaning and the maintenance of the "Tatham & Egg" and "Patrick"
  • Before the first shot of every shoot, burn off the pan powder at least once.
  • Immediately after the end of each shoot, the barrel should be wiped several times with a damp patch and oiled slightly. The outer visible The outer visible traces of powder on the barrel and cock should also be wiped with a damp cloth and oiled slightly.
  • Final cleaning: Unhook the barrel holder after removing the barrel.
  • Pump the barrel vigorously in hot water (not boiling) in an upright position with a cleaning patch. Clean the powder chamber with a suitable barrel brush made of plastic.
  • Wipe the barrel dry thoroughly. If necessary, blow any remaining water out of the powder chamber with compressed air. A further possibilty is: fill a cap full of acetone into the barrel (barrel vertical and hold nipple thread shut). After a short time, allow the acetone flow out through the flash-hole inlay.
  • Slightly oil the barrel, only wipe all the other parts and oil slightly. Do not spray the oil into the muzzle or through the flash-hole inlay into the powder chamber! The powder chamber has to remain oil-free! Only wipe all the other parts and oil slightly.
  • Remove the lock and clean under warm running water with a toothbrush and some soap. Then dry the lock thoroughly and grease all the relevant parts.


Should you not shoot for a longer period, wipe the barrel now and again with an oily cloth.


Notes on adjusting the sight

Height adjustment

As flintlock pistols may not have height adjustment according to the rules of the sport, a correction is only possible by filing the front sight or rear sight.

The weapon shoots too high: reduction of the height at the rear sight

The weapong shoots too low: reduction of the height at the front sight


Lateral adjustment

Weapon shoots to the right: by knocking on the side of the dove-tail of the front sight from the left-hand side, push the front sight to the right

Weapon shoots to the left: by knocking on the side of the dove-tail of the front sight from the right-hand side, push the front sight to the left



Wishing you a lot of pleasure shooting

Tilo Dedinski



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