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Craftsmanship => Gun Building and Repair => Topic started by: RobD on June 22, 2022, 05:56:26 AM

Title: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on June 22, 2022, 05:56:26 AM
The gunsmith that made my smoothie is now making me a flintlock rifle, .50 bore swamped 44" bbl.  The build images might be of interest to some, so I'll post them here as I get 'em.

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Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Butler Ford 40 on June 22, 2022, 08:46:49 AM
Looking forward to seeing the progress!  :hairy
Title: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Darren Haverstick on June 22, 2022, 03:08:41 PM
What make is the barrel, Rob?

Darren
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on June 22, 2022, 03:44:14 PM
Colerain "B" weight .50, 44" swamped, round bottom rifling.
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Ohio Joe on June 22, 2022, 07:14:02 PM
Now that's going to be some fun!!!  :hairy
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on June 22, 2022, 08:36:23 PM
Lotsa sawdust, continuing the stock work ...

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Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: rollingb on June 23, 2022, 02:54:47 AM

 :applaud   :hairy
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on June 24, 2022, 01:25:32 PM
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Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Winter Hawk on June 25, 2022, 08:23:36 AM
That looks like it'll be right nice!  Keep those photos coming!

~Kees~
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on June 25, 2022, 07:50:58 PM
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Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: PetahW on June 29, 2022, 01:30:54 PM
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Nice move - just remember: "no wine, before it's time"........  :bigsmile:
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Winter Hawk on June 29, 2022, 02:23:05 PM
Nice move - just remember: "no wine, before it's time"........  :bigsmile:

Ny dog whines all the time....   :Doh!

~Kees~
Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: RobD on July 12, 2022, 07:47:26 AM
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Title: Re: A new flint .50 in the making
Post by: Winter Hawk on July 15, 2022, 11:39:42 AM
Looking good, Rob!  Thanks for the updated photos.

~Kees~