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Offline Mike Brooks

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Turkey Clubber done
« on: October 16, 2020, 04:55:29 PM »
At long last. 46" 14 bore barrel with a full jug. TOTW TVLLE lock. All the brass except for the sideplate is Brown bess. Weighs right at 9lbs and 4OZ. Off to Montana soon.




















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Offline P.Bigham

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2020, 05:09:10 PM »
I like it. Tang carving sets it off nice. Donít think Iíd care to shoot it. 
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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2020, 05:19:31 PM »
I like it. Tang carving sets it off nice. Donít think Iíd care to shoot it.
My first attempt at stabbed in carving. I like it, very crisp results.
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Offline rich pierce

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2020, 05:46:33 PM »
Tang carving is great.
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Offline sqrldog

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2020, 08:00:55 PM »
Nice turkey gun Mike. I'm sure it'll get the job done.

Offline BOB HILL

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2020, 09:40:34 PM »
Very nice carving on the tang, Mike. Fine looking gun.
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Offline john bohan

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2020, 11:39:16 PM »
He's done it again,good looking gun.

Offline wattlebuster

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2020, 01:10:40 AM »
I like it. LOTS
Nothing beats the feel of a handmade southern iron mounted flintlock on a cold frosty morning

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2020, 01:28:21 AM »
I like the distressed finish on the gun.  Really sets it off for me.
iloco

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2020, 01:42:53 AM »
I like the distressed finish on the gun.  Really sets it off for me.
Freaks alot of folks out too! :P
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Offline Jeff Weger

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2020, 02:01:11 AM »
Mike I like the carving and the initials.  What # is this one?  Jeff

Offline Keith Zimmerman

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2020, 03:38:08 AM »
I like everything about it.  Very cool.

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2020, 11:27:48 PM »
 That is a really cool look'n, great designs and finish.

   Tim

Offline oldtravler61

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2020, 12:41:50 AM »
   You did real good Mike...Good color an the antique brass look is outstanding...the carving is superb...Oldtravler

Offline ScottH

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2020, 12:19:32 AM »
Turkeys everywhere are going to hate it!  ;)

Offline Curtis

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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2020, 07:56:07 AM »
A true work of art there Mike!  Thumbs up.


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Re: Turkey Clubber done
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2020, 09:02:11 PM »
WOW! I really like the stock architecture of this gun. Somewhere I have some pictures of an antique very similar to this gun. I think the one I have pictures of has a Bess lock, and a Charleville triggerguard, but the general shape, and style are very similar. The aging is very convincing.

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