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ABOUT US: In 1986, American Pioneer Video was founded by Jim & Karen Wright. Their first videos were The Preservation of the American Pioneer Crafts Series. The goal of American Pioneer Video was to promote an appreciation of our American heritage and educate through an entertaining format. Creating videos which demonstrate how to recreate either the products or the lifestyle from the 18th century. From 1986 to 2018, American Pioneer Video produced thirty-eight different video projects and one book.

In 2017, Jim & Karen sold American Pioneer Video to Jason W. Gatliff, publisher of MUZZLELOADER magazine. It is our continued goal to produce high quality videos relating to the art and craft of Longrifle Culture of the 18th and early 19th centuries. We are currently scheduling future projects and anticipate releasing at least one new video per year at the annual Contemporary Longrifle Association (CLA) show in Lexington, Kentucky.


Hard-Forging a Flint Lock with Mike Miller
- Master Gunsmith Mike Miller forges and files wrought iron and steel to teach how to make a flint lock in an 18th century manner. From start to finish, Mike shows in close detail how to recreate a traditional and functional lock, all by hand. This educational and informative 3 disc DVD is approximately 3-1/2 hours long. $44.95 + shipping.

OUR GUARANTEE: We want to make sure our customers receive a properly working DVD. If you receive a broken or damaged DVD, or notice a problem when you first view the disc such as the DVD hanging up (stopping), then return the defective DVD to the store you purchased it from, preferably within 30 days. If you bought it from us, then send the DVD to the address listed on the video jacket via U.S. Mail (uninsured) right away. We will replace your title and refund your postage. We do not cover discs damaged by your DVD player, abuse, or mishandling. If you have any questions, please call us at 615-230-9853.

Thank you, Jason Gatliff

American Pioneer Video
A division of Historical Enterprises, LLC
P.O. Box 1316 - Gallatin, TN 37066
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