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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #625 on: March 02, 2018, 09:51:31 PM »
Superlative...but not a squirrel rifle!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #626 on: March 02, 2018, 09:57:16 PM »
Superlative...but not a squirrel rifle!
I would imagine the bore is probably big enough to jam a squirrel down though. ;)
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #627 on: March 03, 2018, 02:58:01 AM »
Superlative...but not a squirrel rifle!
I would imagine the bore is probably big enough to jam a squirrel down though. ;)

Thus, making it a "squirrel gun," seeing as potato guns launch potatoes. Said "squirrel gun" would be Far more entertaining too.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #628 on: March 03, 2018, 04:26:10 AM »
Not for the squirrel... :o

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #629 on: March 03, 2018, 04:45:50 AM »
Would give a whole new meaning to "Flying Squirrel" :o :o

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #630 on: March 03, 2018, 04:59:01 AM »
Not for the squirrel... :o

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #631 on: March 03, 2018, 04:11:04 PM »
Here is my newest addition. Don Bruton "Boone" style poorboy in a 40 cal. Rice 38 inch barrel. Chambers round faced english lock. Don did all the work an I just finished it with cold blue on the metal an a beeswax finish on the walnut stock





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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #632 on: March 03, 2018, 08:25:56 PM »
  Wattlebuster nice rifle. Is that barrel swamped? If it is I have a new project in mind. Thanks for showing...Oldtravler

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #633 on: March 03, 2018, 08:39:28 PM »
Yes its 38 inch B weight Rice barrel.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #634 on: March 03, 2018, 09:20:27 PM »
I see nothing "poor" about that beauty at all!  Lovely rifle.  Happy for you sir.  God Bless,  Marc

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #635 on: March 03, 2018, 09:46:06 PM »
Something about that rifle is 'catching' - very nice.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #636 on: March 03, 2018, 09:58:13 PM »
Thanks guys. Its the same pattern as my deer rifle just a bit thinner an lighter due to the barrel profile. This pattern of Don's an the woodsrunner pattern have always drawn me too them.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #637 on: March 03, 2018, 10:03:28 PM »
Yes its 38 inch B weight Rice barrel.



That's something like my .40 tube with its 38" X "B" wgt Green Mountain barrel.  Love those iron mounted Southern Appalachian poor boys.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #638 on: March 03, 2018, 10:08:09 PM »
Hanshi although I have never had a green mountain barrel I would bet they are very similar
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #639 on: March 19, 2018, 10:32:52 PM »
New to me 36 cal squirrel gun. The thing is older than me but shoots like a champ. Very happy with it thus far.






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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #640 on: March 20, 2018, 01:32:14 AM »
These are truly fine; keep 'em coming.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #641 on: March 20, 2018, 08:50:35 AM »
.36 caliber Southern Poor Boy. I still regret selling this rifle 20 years ago.  :'(

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #642 on: March 20, 2018, 08:52:45 AM »
My .32 caliber Southern Rifle.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #643 on: March 20, 2018, 08:55:19 AM »
My .32 caliber Dixie Tennessee Squirrel Rifle. Had this rifle a long time and it still shoots great.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #644 on: March 20, 2018, 11:52:57 PM »
Nice - all.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #645 on: March 21, 2018, 01:24:44 AM »
Best I can tell is that many of the photos, mine included, have been "photobucketed" away.  Couldn't find any others I might have posted so I'll try again.  Nothing I have even remotely compares with what I've seen so far.  But as long as they are accurate......

No longer have this little Crockett, a real jewel, but it emptied the squirrel woods for years.

#1 squirreller, .36 X 38" X 3/4" featherweight.

.40 X 38" "B" wgt GM barrel.  Haven't used it for squirrels in the 12 or so years I've owned it.

Old and poor photo of a 3 year old rifle.  .32 X 38" X "A" wgt ( I think) Rice transition barrel.  Still working with it, actually.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #646 on: March 22, 2018, 07:08:16 AM »
Hanshi - that middle long rifle is my favourite of the bunch, but any of the long rifles looks just fine. (.40 "B" weight)
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #647 on: March 22, 2018, 10:12:39 PM »
Daryl, that .40 has been used exclusively for targets and a couple of woods walks.  It's accurate and the "B" weight barrel gives it a "substantial" feel.  For my purposes it is too large for squirrels and too small for deer.  But I can't rule anything out as far as the future uses are considered.  It's the heaviest among my rifles excepting the .54.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #648 on: March 23, 2018, 03:44:12 AM »



My squirrel killer,.45 cal. A weight swamped colerain,southern poorboy from tvm

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #649 on: March 23, 2018, 10:07:09 PM »
That's a very good looking rifle, clevefails!
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