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Author Topic: A new flint .50 in the making  (Read 1188 times)

Offline RobD

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A new flint .50 in the making
« 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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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2022, 08:46:49 AM »
Looking forward to seeing the progress!  :hairy
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A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2022, 03:08:41 PM »
What make is the barrel, Rob?

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2022, 03:44:14 PM »
Colerain "B" weight .50, 44" swamped, round bottom rifling.

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2022, 07:14:02 PM »
Now that's going to be some fun!!!  :hairy
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2022, 08:36:23 PM »
Lotsa sawdust, continuing the stock work ...

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2022, 02:54:47 AM »

 :applaud   :hairy
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2022, 08:23:36 AM »
That looks like it'll be right nice!  Keep those photos coming!

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2022, 01:30:54 PM »
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Nice move - just remember: "no wine, before it's time"........  :bigsmile:
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2022, 02:23:05 PM »
Nice move - just remember: "no wine, before it's time"........  :bigsmile:

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2022, 11:39:42 AM »
Looking good, Rob!  Thanks for the updated photos.

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Re: A new flint .50 in the making
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2022, 10:14:35 AM »
Getting there ....

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