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Author Topic: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel  (Read 420 times)

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54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« on: December 15, 2022, 04:57:37 PM »
Hello everyone, Here's the latest piece I've finished up. Inspired by the guns of Rupp, its a 54 caliber, iron mounted smooth Schimmel. The barrel is a Colerain smooth 54 caliber at 44 inches long, a tuned Dale Johnson lock, basic single trigger at 2lbs of pull. The stock is a lower grade curly maple treated with AF, trans-tint honey amber, and Lancaster maple stain, 4 coats of tried and true varnish oil, Lop 14 inches and overall weight is just at 6lbs. Thank you all for your time

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2022, 09:33:39 AM »
Nice looking firearm! Welcome!
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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2022, 12:10:49 PM »
cant seem to flip my images! Thank you very much!

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2022, 01:25:18 PM »

PM sent your way.  :)  :shake
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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2022, 03:28:49 PM »
Welcome to TMA.  I wouldn't mind owning that fine smoothrifle.  It's a beauty.
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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2022, 07:15:08 PM »
What Hanshi said!  Glad to see you here.

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2023, 08:12:20 PM »
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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2023, 12:31:21 PM »
Don't be shy, give us particulars, Rob! Length, weight,LOP, etc. We can wait for the shooting report.
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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2023, 01:10:42 PM »
Don't be shy, give us particulars, Rob! Length, weight,LOP, etc. We can wait for the shooting report.

Pretty much what Ettore said in his first post - 44" swamped Colerain full octagonal smoothbore bbl that measures .54 at the muzzle, Chambers Dale Johnson lock, single trigger with about a 2lb pull, 14" LOP, 6.2lbs unloaded weight, maple stock with some figuring that was finished with iron nitrate for the stain under a varnish sealer.  I've cast up .515" balls that I'll use with .015" lubed pillow ticking patches.  A very nice smoothie indeed!

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2023, 08:39:50 PM »
It certainly looks like the same gun Ettore posted!  I haven't been here in a couple of days, did he put it up for sale or did you snag it with a private offer?  No matter, we need a report on how she shoots.  You are to be congratulated!

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2023, 08:42:43 PM »
Ettore had it up for sale at ALR and that's where I bought it.  I was really looking for a .62 but this one looked real nice ... I like "plain Jane" guns.  8)  :wave

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Re: 54 caliber Smooth Schimmel
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2023, 01:33:49 PM »
Very Nice! Looks Great!!

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