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Offline Nate McKenzie

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Bess Butt
« on: July 25, 2018, 10:48:28 PM »
Does anyone know where I can get a butt plate for a Pedersoli Brown Bess but with the longer tang like in the 1st. Model [long land pattern]?

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Re: Bess Butt
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2018, 11:05:18 PM »
You could try Track.  I wouldn't guarantee the dimensions, but they should be close.

https://www.trackofthewolf.com/Categories/PartDetail.aspx/680/1/BP-BESS-46-B
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Re: Bess Butt
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2018, 12:02:10 AM »
Hi Nate,
The long land pattern 1730 butt plate sold by TOW should work. However, it will be about 1/4-3/8" too long heel to toe.  You can cut it down of course.  Unfortunately, the Pedersoli Bess will never look quite right as a shortened long land pattern because the stock is too straight and the butt too small.  Below is a link to a tutorial I did on another forum showing how I rework Pedersoli Besses to make them more HC. 

http://www.muzzleloadingforum.com/fusionbb/showtopic.php?tid/304497/post/1635987/hl/pedersoli+brown+bess/fromsearch/1/

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