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Title: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Dennis Glazener on June 14, 2016, 12:41:16 AM
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http://americanlongrifles.org/forum/index.php?topic=40406.msg391975#msg391975
Dennis
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: art riser on June 14, 2016, 04:25:35 AM
http://www.lulu.com/shop/dave-byrd/east-tennessee-hog-rifles/paperback/product-22718149.html
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: T.C.Albert on June 15, 2016, 03:03:45 AM
Ive asked for a copy for Fathers Day...perfect timing, and thanks for the heads up.
tc
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: ghost on July 08, 2016, 11:10:58 PM
Is this sold out? Not listed on lulu anymore. Thanks
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Dennis Glazener on July 09, 2016, 02:30:55 AM
No I do not think this book is sold out. When I talked with Dave I was under the impression that he had all the books at his home and he was selling them direct. Below is the ordering information.
Dennis

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David Byrd has just completed a new book "East Tennessee Hog Rifles" the book is 8.5 X 11" with 152 pages. There is information on 43 different East Tennessee gunmakers and most of them have photos of their work. The photos are black and white.

David has been studying these Tennessee Rifles most of his life and has a tremendous knowledge on the subject.

The printer printed a reverse image of the first photo in the book (the signature on a signed B. Bean rifle) but David includes a loose page of the photo that is correct. Since the first run of books has this printer mistake David has lowered his price to $18.00 per copy with $5.00 for shipping. If you would like one of these copies send a total of $23.00 to:
David Byrd
129 Ridgewood Rd
Unicoi, TN 37692
   
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: wattlebuster on July 09, 2016, 02:48:13 AM
Got my copy direct from Mr Byrd last week. Already read it an recommend to anybody interested in Tenn rifles ;D
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: ghost on July 09, 2016, 05:05:22 PM
Thanks!
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Tim Crosby on July 09, 2016, 10:54:51 PM
http://www.lulu.com/shop/dave-byrd/east-tennessee-hog-rifles/paperback/product-22718149.html

 Thanks for the link but this is what I got:

  "Hmmm, we can't find this product, but we have many other great offerings!"

   Tim C.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: frogwalking on July 12, 2016, 04:40:14 AM
I got mine direct from David.  He signed it as well.  The photos are not real good, but the biographical information on the gunsmiths is very good.  There are a considerable number of Tennessee rifles that we would consider atypical which I found interesting.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Angus on July 12, 2016, 04:56:01 AM
Ordered mine direct from Mr. Byrd. Had it in a few days, signed with a nice note.
Dennis the next time you visit, give David my gratitude for compiling this information and photos.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on November 20, 2016, 06:38:49 PM
Have really enjoyed the Greasy Cove book, looking forward to the new one.  Hope there isn't a lot of overlap. 

WP
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Steve-ALA on December 06, 2016, 12:29:50 AM
Does anyone know if this book still available and if so, do I get it straight from Mr. Byrd?
Thanks
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Dennis Glazener on December 06, 2016, 01:24:10 AM
I feel sure it is still available and if for some reason it isn't I feel sure Dave with return your money/check. He's a great guy to deal with.

And yes Dave has those books at his home. I am not sure if he has other outlets or not but contact him direct.
Dennis
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on December 06, 2016, 02:23:35 AM
I found some old checks today, I'll make my order now. 
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: George on December 06, 2016, 11:10:06 PM
I bought a copy directly from Dave at the Franklin Tenn Civil War show last weekend. It is my understanding he has more to sell.
George
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Cades Cove Fiddler on December 07, 2016, 04:41:12 AM
...Thanx, George....!!....Missed Dave at the Civil War show.....had to work Saturday and he didn't attend  Sunday...One of the exhibitors let me look through his copy...looks GREAT.....really good pics....Will call Dave & order my copy....Did Leroy Fleenor come with him this year...? ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on December 17, 2016, 06:14:21 PM
I bought a copy directly from Dave at the Franklin Tenn Civil War show last weekend. It is my understanding he has more to sell.
George
Well my buddy wanted me to go to that, but I didn't because I didn't have any money to spend and am yet chasing firewood.

IF I'd had any idea I could have bought Dave's book there, I would have certainly gone-OR at least had my buddy pick up a copy for me.

Spent my book money on chainsaw parts.  Now putting saws back together and going for more wooood before it rains and gets chilly again.

Thanks Cades Cove Fiddler (CCF) for the report on the book.  I'll get one when I can.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on December 17, 2016, 06:15:59 PM
I found some old checks today, I'll make my order now.
Well, my money didn't hold out long enough.  Waiting on bonus check.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Cades Cove Fiddler on January 12, 2017, 07:55:32 PM
.....WILL DAVE BYRD BE AT THE ALABAMA SHOW....??? or ANYONE SELLING HIS NEW BOOK...???.....I WANT A COPY...!!!
 
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: T.C.Albert on January 13, 2017, 09:37:32 PM
Why not call or write and order the new one directly from him? He will get you a signed copy by mail...
as everyone says, he is great to deal with and the books are well worth it...
tc

Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on February 03, 2017, 02:24:11 AM
Why not call or write and order the new one directly from him? He will get you a signed copy by mail...
as everyone says, he is great to deal with and the books are well worth it...
tc

Because life keeps happening and distractions, despite all I penned above.  And at this point I'm hoping to see one for sale at the Lake Cumberland show and would surely snap it up. If I call and order one now it'd be next week before I got it, so I'll wait to see what happens at the show.  I do have the $ set aside now and can "move" on the next best opportunity-which could be at the Hammer In. 

Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on February 03, 2017, 02:27:39 AM
Just noticed that Log Cabin Shop shows 9 in inventory this minute:

http://www.logcabinshop.com/catalog.php?path=188_148_66&product_id=84559

Dang, was going to call him to inquire about his book and the show, but find no number. I'm not about to order one when I might get one from the author in person.  I'm going to stuff a check into an envelope and try to find a stamp and carry that with me.  If I cannot find him or his book.  I'll mail the check.  Now if can keep focused on that long enough it'll happen. I do not expect anyone to understand that.  Okay, got it done in less than 45 minutes.   :o :P
 
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: ghost on February 03, 2017, 08:44:24 PM
I got mine from Log Cabin Shop
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Dave B on February 05, 2017, 09:34:20 AM
I just got mine in the mail. Wow really cool book. Love the various versions of the East TN Hog rifles. Great buy,  and  signed by the author.  I sense a east TN rifle in the future. Nice work David Byrd.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on February 15, 2017, 02:41:30 AM
I just got mine in the mail. Wow really cool book. Love the various versions of the East TN Hog rifles. Great buy,  and  signed by the author.  I sense a east TN rifle in the future. Nice work David Byrd.

Yep.  I got mine yesterday. Been too weathered to much look at it yet, but have glanced through about 3x.  Really good collection of pics and guns I'd not seen before.

If you've any interest in TN guns or Southern guns, this is 5-star stuff.  Thanks Mr. Byrd.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Ken G on September 13, 2019, 03:31:07 AM
Just got my copy as I've been out of building for a while.  Great little book.  Right up there with Noble's books.  I'm sure I will have the covers worn off in no time.

Cheers,
ken
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Cades Cove Fiddler on September 13, 2019, 06:07:11 AM
 ;) ;)... Ken... Dave knows upper East Tennessee rifles,... !!!...did you get a copy of Randal Pierce's book on Smoky Mountain rifles,..??? ... ( he has a "coffee table" color pix book on Tennessee rifles in the works, too,... !!!)
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Ken G on September 13, 2019, 01:54:22 PM
Must have missed that one.  Thanks for the suggestion and I'll be ordering. 

Cheers,
Ken
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on October 01, 2019, 06:54:58 AM
;) ;)... Ken... Dave knows upper East Tennessee rifles,... !!!...did you get a copy of Randal Pierce's book on Smoky Mountain rifles,..??? ... ( he has a "coffee table" color pix book on Tennessee rifles in the works, too,... !!!)

I just got a gander at that one myself and do highly recommend it as well. Good photography, in color.  Table of dimensions in the back.
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: Bob McBride on October 01, 2019, 07:00:51 AM
;) ;)... Ken... Dave knows upper East Tennessee rifles,... !!!...did you get a copy of Randal Pierce's book on Smoky Mountain rifles,..??? ... ( he has a "coffee table" color pix book on Tennessee rifles in the works, too,... !!!)

CCF, as soon as you sniff out that coffee table book’s release date please let the rest of us Tennessee rifle fellers know...
Title: Re: New book East Tennessee Hog Rifles by David Byrd of Unicoi County TN
Post by: WadePatton on October 01, 2019, 04:58:09 PM
;) ;)... Ken... Dave knows upper East Tennessee rifles,... !!!...did you get a copy of Randal Pierce's book on Smoky Mountain rifles,..??? ... ( he has a "coffee table" color pix book on Tennessee rifles in the works, too,... !!!)

CCF, as soon as you sniff out that coffee table book’s release date please let the rest of us Tennessee rifle fellers know...
 




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