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50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« on: December 16, 2022, 05:45:51 PM »
Here is an Build for a gentleman at work. It is a 50 caliber early gun in my preferred style, Colerain b weight swamped barrel at 42 inches. Large Colonial lock (tuned) , simple pinned trigger at 2lbs of pull. The metal furniture is moderately engraved in a simple style, and the stock shows a fair (better than expected for a grade 1 blank) level of pattern. The rifle weighs in at just over 7 pounds, and has about about 1 inch of cast off for him. The patch box features and eagle silhouette per his request, and the button is a hidden screw on the top of the butt plate. I hope you all enjoy this rifle.

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2022, 05:48:14 PM »
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2022, 07:20:50 PM »
For starters, I would suggest sizing them down a bit. I think the large size overpowers our software!

You do good work!  That is a lovely rifle.

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2022, 08:39:36 AM »
For starters, I would suggest sizing them down a bit. I think the large size overpowers our software!

You do good work!  That is a lovely rifle.

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2022, 08:50:55 PM »
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about about 1 inch of cast off

Nice looking rifle. That cast off just about floored me, but if that's what he needs.  :hairy
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2022, 05:28:16 AM »
Beautiful rifle!  :hairy
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2022, 06:16:15 AM »
The man builds beautiful, yet Very functional, long arms.  And wow!  Can he Carve!!!

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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2022, 10:25:49 AM »
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2022, 06:29:50 PM »
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Simply outstanding !    CONGRATS ! !   :bow   :bow
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2022, 07:36:42 PM »
I would call that an instant heirloom rifle.
Gorgeous yet functional.

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2022, 12:41:55 AM »
Very nicely done!
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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2022, 11:07:07 PM »
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about about 1 inch of cast off

Nice looking rifle. That cast off just about floored me, but if that's what he needs.  :hairy

He's a big boy with a big wingspan! That amount seemed to be the best lol! Quite a crooked gun but he's shooting good!

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2022, 11:08:35 PM »
I would call that an instant heirloom rifle.
Gorgeous yet functional.

Thank you very much!

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Re: 50 Caliber Early rifle for R. Schaffer
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2022, 11:36:02 PM »
The man builds beautiful, yet Very functional, long arms.  And wow!  Can he Carve!!!

Thank you very much Rob!  :yessir: