Author Topic: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era  (Read 1465 times)

Offline timM

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Re: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era
« Reply #25 on: December 14, 2018, 07:49:16 PM »
Besides a deep love of Appalachian rifles, my list would include.... in no particular order:

John Armstrong
JP Beck
Peter Berry
John Bonewitz
Jacob Dickert
George Eister
Jacob Kuntz
George Nunnamacher
Fredrick Sell
Peter White

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Re: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era
« Reply #26 on: December 14, 2018, 07:59:11 PM »
This is like asking who were the 10 best Presidents.  Or, what were the 10 best cars in the last 50 years. This could go on forever with no two responses anywhere near similar.

Offline BarryE

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Re: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era
« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2019, 05:06:35 AM »
Here goes:

George Eyster
George Schroyer
Adam Ernst
J.P. Beck
John Noll
John Heagy
Frederick Zorger
Nicholas Beyer
Leonard Reedy
John Armstrong

And a # 11, Frederick Sell is as good as any of the above. Yeah, I know.  They all worked in the "Golden Age", and from within an hour of my home.  I'm biased.....
« Last Edit: January 05, 2019, 06:42:41 PM by BarryE »

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Re: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era
« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2019, 05:40:30 AM »
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Re: Top 10 American Gunbuilders from the Flintlock Era
« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2019, 04:05:34 PM »
I would include the Bulls, John at least on the list along with the Bean's.  I am also partial to the Southern Iron Mounted guns.  While I appreciate the skill of the fancy stuff, I like the clean lines and the simplicity.