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Offline Cory Joe Stewart

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2016, 04:19:13 AM »
Looking good.  Very fun to watch.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #26 on: February 06, 2016, 04:26:35 AM »
What were the barrel lengths and how long are they after sawing? Looking good!
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2016, 05:15:39 AM »
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #28 on: February 06, 2016, 06:54:19 PM »
Hi All! and thank you!
thimble rig, the wood is Burred Birchwood hopfully with some live in ;)I cant use walnut, to alergik
David R. barrel l is 29 inches include the breachplugs
So is the standing breack hooks
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #29 on: February 06, 2016, 08:02:36 PM »
Runastav:  I think you should have cut the rectangular holes about 1/4" further up the plate - closer to the top plate.  The way it is now, you will have a lot of standing breech above the plain of the barrels.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #30 on: February 06, 2016, 09:11:19 PM »
Appears with the heights as made, the tang will be very thin, if reduced to just barely above the height of the barrels.
I guess we'll see what happens later.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2016, 09:11:45 PM by Daryl »
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2016, 09:18:44 PM »
Taylor and Daryl, yes the top is ca 5mm to high and will be maskined away so the next photos will show the result ;)The topstrap is before maskining ca8mm thick.The finished topstrap will be 1/8" ca 3mm and line with barrelribtop.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2016, 10:42:40 PM »
Great that you have thought this through Runastav.  I'm enjoying your thread, and looking forward to your next postings.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2016, 10:49:54 PM »
Great that you have thought this through Runastav.  I'm enjoying your thread, and looking forward to your next postings.

I find myself checking this thread for new posts quite often now. Great work, Runstav

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2016, 01:09:23 AM »
Very exciting new build Runar! Brodern og meg satsa på ein liten tur innom, om ikkje så lenge.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #35 on: February 07, 2016, 02:17:38 AM »
Appears with the heights as made, the tang will be very thin, if reduced to just barely above the height of the barrels.
I guess we'll see what happens later.

The barrels appear to be too low because he does not have the rib extension installed yet. I'll betcha the height will be correct after it's on.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2016, 06:43:02 PM »
 If you visualize how the tang will be you can see that eveything is just right. He has this  figured out exactly.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2016, 07:01:26 PM »
  Is this cool or what!

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #38 on: February 07, 2016, 08:28:16 PM »
Appears with the heights as made, the tang will be very thin, if reduced to just barely above the height of the barrels.
I guess we'll see what happens later.

The barrels appear to be too low because he does not have the rib extension installed yet. I'll betcha the height will be correct after it's on.
We will just have to wait for the next installment to find out.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #39 on: February 07, 2016, 08:51:59 PM »
Hi all and thank you!
Ok, here is how I do it ;)When bending the tang, I use aluminium in visejaws and tight hard and pound with hewy hammer just over the radius and it works
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #40 on: February 07, 2016, 09:15:10 PM »
Runar,
Nice craftsmanship. I always learn something new from your posts.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #41 on: February 07, 2016, 09:29:28 PM »
I like your idea of using a hole filler when drilling an outline, neat, very good.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #42 on: February 07, 2016, 09:35:12 PM »
I like your idea of using a hole filler when drilling an outline, neat, very good.

BartSr


I noticed that as well, what a simple solution to a problem, never thought of that before!  Definitely will get some use from that trick.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #43 on: February 07, 2016, 11:18:17 PM »
Now this guy thinks! What an education in problem solving.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #44 on: February 08, 2016, 12:14:48 AM »
Runastav,

You never cease to AMAZE me !!!!!  GREAT work.  Keep going !!!
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #45 on: February 08, 2016, 01:08:20 AM »
I like your idea of using a hole filler when drilling an outline, neat, very good.

BartSr


I noticed that as well, what a simple solution to a problem, never thought of that before!  Definitely will get some use from that trick.

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Does that keep the current hole from "collapsing" into the previous hole?

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #46 on: February 08, 2016, 04:35:20 AM »
You are doing a great job. I just saw my tangs out with a jewelers saw.  Good idea on the drill hole stop.
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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #47 on: February 08, 2016, 06:48:43 AM »
I like your idea of using a hole filler when drilling an outline, neat, very good.

BartSr


I noticed that as well, what a simple solution to a problem, never thought of that before!  Definitely will get some use from that trick.

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Does that keep the current hole from "collapsing" into the previous hole?
It would for the way I do it.

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #48 on: February 09, 2016, 03:46:03 PM »
 i cut mine out as well . as was said , good idea with the drill. i like the way you keep the drill from walking into the previous hole . Outstanding job so far

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Re: Building a Double Barrel Flintlock Shotgun
« Reply #49 on: February 09, 2016, 08:45:10 PM »
Hi Guys and thank you all so much!
The nice locks is here now, the breach plugs is filed to flats for the locks. The stock job is next :)
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Skraping with a chopped double barrel have some I cut for Cowboy Actions shooting ;)