Author Topic: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve  (Read 1117 times)

Offline AZshot

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I was fortunate to get this rifle (and one more) new year's eve.  I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.  I don't know the maker, but Cave's Cove has been helpful so far in narrowing it down. 
Unusual features include the long tang over comb, the 7 1/2" toeplate with pointed end, and 7 1/2" heel plate and ramrod entry.  It's barrel is 42 1/4" and overall it's 68 inches.  Ask if you need more data!  (click photos for larger)









Offline AZshot

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2022, 09:44:32 PM »
A few more:




Offline B.Barker

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2022, 04:56:02 AM »
I seen a rifle very similar to this one on a video called Southern rifles plain and fancy. Don't remember if it had a name or initials on it or not.

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2022, 05:27:33 AM »
AZ I think Ray Knight is the guy that made the video. I'll try to find it and see if his rifle has a name or not.

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2022, 02:56:48 PM »
AZ I think Ray Knight is the guy that made the video. I'll try to find it and see if his rifle has a name or not.

I think you are talking about Ray McKnight and his DVR "Southern Guns Plain and Fancy"
I have his DVD around here somewhere if you can't find yours I will look for mine.
Dennis
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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2022, 03:48:45 PM »
Thanks, and yes, this is the same rifle he had in those vids. 

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2022, 09:59:57 PM »
  Really good looking rifle. Got a little Soddy in her along with some East Tennessee. Congrats..!

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2022, 05:54:08 AM »
Is the stock Black Walnut?

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Re: Southern Mountain with tang extension over comb - Acquired New Years eve
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2022, 03:13:19 PM »
Yes, I believe so.