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Re: [WarOf1812] Bring a flintlock into Canada...nafta

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  • mike dollinger
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      >From: "JESSE PUDWELL" <SGTPUDGLI@...>
      >Reply-To: WarOf1812@egroups.com
      >To: WarOf1812@egroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Bring a flintlock into Canada...nafta
      >Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 18:51:05
      >a few years back on our way to chattum for the colloden event we were
      >stopped and detained for a while they didnt mind the 3 pounder we had in
      >the back of our truck, they did go through our bags looking for
      >contraband,they got all exited about the sea salt in a rangers kit till we
      >told them and then they tested it! it really was sea salt

      >
      >
      >
      >Cheers,
      >mike
      >
      >
      > >From: "Roger Fuller" <fullerfamily@...>
      > >Reply-To: WarOf1812@egroups.com
      > >To: <WarOf1812@egroups.com>
      > >Subject: Re: [WarOf1812] Bring a flintlock into Canada
      > >Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 13:28:21 -0500
      > >
      > >
      > >-----Original Message-----
      > >From: Tod Creasey/OTT/OTI <tod_creasey@...>
      > >To: WarOf1812@egroups.com <WarOf1812@egroups.com>
      > >Cc: t_s.creasey@... <t_s.creasey@...>;
      >adean@...
      > ><adean@...>
      > >Date: 21 November 2000 12:22
      > >Subject: [WarOf1812] Bring a flintlock into Canada
      > >
      > >
      > > >Guys
      > > >
      > > >Just a pointer to the website for the Canadian Firearms service.
      > > >
      > > >here is the deal if you are a reenactor visiting -
      > >
      > >http://www.canadianfirearms.com/owners%26users/fact%5Fsheets/reenact%5Fen.h
      > >tml
      > > >
      > > >and a reenactor in Canada look here
      > > >
      > >
      > >http://www.canadianfirearms.com/owners%26users/fact%5Fsheets/powder%5Fen.ht
      > >ml
      > > >
      > > >So really the only issue is customs. Flintlocks are not part of NAFTA
      >so
      > > >you have to pay duty but that is it. It is actually easier then when I
      > > >purchased my Charleville when I needed an FAC.
      > >
      > >Thanks for the heads-up, Tod. We plan to order some more stuff from the
      >DG
      > >and Loyalist Arms, and the info helps. But...yikes- your govt. trusts you
      > >guys- and us furriners- about as far as they can throw us all. As law
      > >abiding citizens, it is good to know the law, as we have seen that the
      > >people in blue at the border (on both sides) often do not.
      > >
      > >I should also mention that, going to the past event at Ft Erie, at the
      > >border crossing into Ontario we got searched for "handguns" (I don't own
      > >any, BTW.), after I mentioned that we were carrying flintlocks to
      > >participate as living historians at Ft Erie. I attempted to show the two
      > >Can. Customs types the downloaded letter from Anne McLellan saying that
      > >flintlocks, are not registrable firearms, blalblalbla.., and that John
      >Sek
      > >had graciously put on the Ft Erie webpage, as well as our invitations
      >from
      > >Parcs Canada, but it merely confused and flustered them, and just delayed
      > >us
      > >even longer. Of course, while all this was going on, we noticed a trailer
      > >and truck going by into Canada with a large ACW cannon (Olive green
      > >carriage, BTW) just sailing by us.....
      > >
      > >
      > >However if you are a
      > > >Canadian re-enactor I would get one anyways at some point - it was a
      > >pretty
      > > >good course and you never know what you might want to do later.
      > >
      > >And it is ever soooo courteous to the PD- now that they'll know who you
      > >are,
      > >where you are, and what you have, when they do finally outlaw all this
      > >"male/war glorification stuff", it'll make their job easier, when they
      >come
      > >round to confiscate all this stuff... :^)
      > >
      > >(Like... it's never going to happen, right? :^( )
      > >
      > >Roger
      > >3/95th (Rifles)
      > >
      > >
      >
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