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B Shipman
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« on: October 19, 2013, 06:17:58 PM »

A classic Lancaster city made rifle of the 1820's. Getz 44" B wt. .50 cal. barrel. Critics welcome.















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wattlebuster
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« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2013, 06:39:16 PM »

Wow  Shocked Grin
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2013, 06:55:01 PM »

I agree, double wow. Its always a treat to see your work Bill.  Very nice.
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2013, 07:14:11 PM »

Maybe one of these days, I will build guns that clean and nice.  Gorgeous as always.   
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2013, 07:51:57 PM »

Great job, Bill. I always enjoy looking at your work. Clean and crisp!!
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2013, 08:04:40 PM »

Amazing work. Is there a backstory to the trident on the cheek piece?
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2013, 09:40:19 PM »

My only criticism is that you own it instead of me.
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« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2013, 10:50:03 PM »

Nice!
A little off the beaten path - makes it all the better.

Jeff
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« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2013, 11:04:52 PM »

NICE!! Clean work there!
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« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2013, 11:34:34 PM »

Very, Very Nice ! Exquisite...
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« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2013, 12:48:35 AM »

Bill,
You are an excellent photographer, somehow your pictures make the rifle look virtually flawless. Seriously now,  the rifle has extremely graceful lines, I like the lock and triggers as well.

The  checkering really enhances the gun.  What was your choice of finish for the rifle?

You should teach, I for one would love a chance to be one of your students.....

Curtis
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« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2013, 05:16:54 AM »

Bill Shipman, absolutely beautiful, as always.
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« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2013, 06:22:03 AM »

Another SEAL rifle?  You're going to end up arming half of DOD before you get done, Bill.

Beautiful work.  The lighting in your photos is (as always) spectacular.  Really like the lock.  You must be enjoying retirement and it shows in your work.  Bravo!
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« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2013, 11:18:55 AM »

Bill, we haven't heard from you for months, and then you show up again with another one of those wonderful rifles.  This one too bears your signature fit and finish.  I hope more pictures are forthcoming.
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« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2013, 11:36:10 AM »

Nice Bill!!!!! Glad to see you're not spending all your retirement time in Atlantic City.

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