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Author Topic: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols  (Read 336 times)

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Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« on: January 23, 2017, 03:05:38 AM »
Here's a pair of pistols I figured you guys would like
Built by James R Horn from around Sturgis SD
Had a pile of trial and error parts with him and told me all about the build
I was able to handle them and the work was exquisite!
I posted 2 pics I think one was a little more detailed
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2017, 04:16:18 AM »
I can't say, as I've ever seen any swivel breech pistols before,.... thanks for the pictures.  :hairy
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2017, 04:58:26 AM »
That's a first for me also.
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2017, 04:59:02 PM »
Quote from: "Hank in WV"
That's a first for me also.

And me as well. I like 'em!  :hairy
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2017, 05:30:10 PM »
New to me, too.  Interesting.
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2017, 05:42:13 PM »
Man, those are awesome. What caliber?
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2017, 05:48:25 PM »
45 cal
They were beautiful
He had a couple other pair of pistols there I'll try and find and post the pics tonight
Wonderful man to talk to
He is at least in his 70's if not older
I wish I could apprentice under him
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2017, 10:07:57 PM »
Here's the other pistol sets
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2017, 10:57:20 PM »
Jake,... did the same fella build them all?
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2017, 11:01:44 PM »
Yes that's all he builds is matched sets and builds the boxes as well
He does alot of living history and different school presentations on plains Indians
He was at the Kearney show last Saturday on the far wall away from the entrance
That's where these pics are from
He said he took them to the CLR show out east and had alot of attention there
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2017, 11:18:23 PM »
I don't know how in the world I missed seeing those in Kearney,.... I must'a been doin' too much talkin' with old friends, and not enough "lookin".  :)
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2017, 11:22:51 PM »
You and I will just have to go booth by booth next year so we can see everything!!!
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2017, 11:32:45 PM »
Quote from: "Lonewolfe20"
You and I will just have to go booth by booth next year so we can see everything!!!
Jake,.... that sounds like a "plan".  :hairy
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Re: Pair of Swivel breech 45 cal flintlock pistols
« Reply #13 on: January 26, 2017, 09:27:05 PM »
Pure eye candy!

Quite an event they have there, I have heard OJ and others talk about it before.
Hope that someday I can make it myself.

Seems to me you two had a pretty good time there, and now you're looking forward already to meetin' up next year, it don't get better than that!

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