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Offline Leatherbelly

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #75 on: November 22, 2012, 09:45:48 AM »
 Beautiful rifle John.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #76 on: November 22, 2012, 03:31:08 PM »
@!*%, you blokes make some truly impressive rifles !! :)
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #77 on: November 22, 2012, 07:33:42 PM »
very nice!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #78 on: November 23, 2012, 04:15:45 AM »
Robby;

That is one beautiful fine lined squirrel rifle you displayed.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #79 on: November 26, 2012, 11:20:11 AM »
more of the squirrel rifles .you got me drooling. fantastic  guns guys.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #80 on: November 26, 2012, 05:43:36 PM »
Too beautiful to take into the woods!  You'll just have to stand at the back door and snipe them off the bird feeder!  :D ;D  Just kidding!  Love it!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #81 on: November 26, 2012, 11:28:15 PM »
My, but that's a beautifully built rifle!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #82 on: November 27, 2012, 05:46:03 AM »
Girl Guides?!  You Canucks so far out in the boonies you gotta hire an outfitter to help you find women?!   :D

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #84 on: February 01, 2015, 09:03:36 PM »
I think it's a good thing to drag up old threads like this one, and add to it as we go.  It's fun to see everyone's squirrel rifles.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #85 on: February 02, 2015, 12:10:36 AM »
This is my Bucks County Schimmel.  Allen Martin used a small Siler lock and a Getz 44" swamped barrel.







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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #86 on: February 02, 2015, 12:25:32 AM »
Pletch, just goes to show that a plain gun can be classy-nice lines and finnish on your rifle.   I like it.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #87 on: February 02, 2015, 12:43:45 AM »
My Balsley made 32 caliber.





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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #88 on: February 02, 2015, 05:22:57 AM »
Here's mine,or,was mine.Wife took a shine to her.Pretty Girl is Georgia am black walnut,Ed Rayle 3/4 40 cal 42",antique patchbox and trig guard L&R  lock




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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #89 on: February 02, 2015, 09:10:00 AM »
My .32, sort a Indiana ?? style 36" bbl.   Right deadly little rascal.....Tom

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #90 on: February 02, 2015, 04:03:15 PM »
I'm too "electronically challenged" to figure out how to make photos and post 'em, but if you have a copy of the CLA's Summer 2013 Vol 4, #2 American Tradition Magazine, you can see mine at the top of page 46. Hershel House and Ric Lambert got together and "created" this one for me about 20 years ago, and it's an exact replica of an original from the Spartanburg (Cheraws) South Carolina area where my people settled in the early 1700's. 

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #91 on: February 02, 2015, 04:42:38 PM »
 iloco=Nice rifle!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #92 on: February 02, 2015, 07:22:24 PM »
My kit. You can tell that Mark Wheland learned from Allen Martin, huh? Allen sent me to Mark to build this, using a .25 x 44" Rayl barrel and a Chambers small Siler with bronze plate. The stock is curly maple, but doesn't show in this pic. Mark talked me into the buttplate--he was right.



I like this one so much I'm getting up for a similar rifle but NC, .40 x 46" A-weight Rice in curly ash.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #93 on: February 02, 2015, 07:33:27 PM »
iloco=Nice rifle!

Thanks shifty.  

I am having a 40 caliber with a Rice 44 inch A weight swamped barrel made. It will have the Chambers Colonial VA lock on it with Davis double set triggers.  It will have a maple stock with a dark finish.  Watching my emails everyday waiting on the word its ready to ship to me.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #94 on: February 02, 2015, 08:55:18 PM »
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It will have the siler Va lock on it
What type of lock is this? Or do you mean one of Chambers Colonial VA locks?
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #95 on: February 02, 2015, 08:59:44 PM »
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It will have the siler Va lock on it
What type of lock is this? Or do you mean one of Chambers Colonial VA locks?
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That is what I meant Dennis.  My brain sometimes does one thing and my typing another.  Thanks for bringing that up.  I corrected my post.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #96 on: February 02, 2015, 09:22:24 PM »
My kit. You can tell that Mark Wheland learned from Allen Martin, huh? Allen sent me to Mark to build this, using a .25 x 44" Rayl barrel and a Chambers small Siler with bronze plate. The stock is curly maple, but doesn't show in this pic. Mark talked me into the buttplate--he was right.



I like this one so much I'm getting up for a similar rifle but NC, .40 x 46" A-weight Rice in curly ash.

 That is one fine looking rodent rouster and that good looking butt plate no
 doubt dampens the recoil of that 25 caliber load. ::).
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #97 on: February 02, 2015, 10:16:36 PM »
Yeah, Bob, I'm considering cutting back from my 18 grain charge to reduce the bruising and get more than 380 shots from a can of 3f.  ;D

Sure glad his thread was revived!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #98 on: February 03, 2015, 02:38:17 AM »
Old thread and times do change.  My new squirrel rifle that was delivered in December is a .32 x 38" A weight swamped transition barrel from Rice.  The lock is a Chambers late Ketland.  Though it's a Tn style poorboy rifle I chose brass rather than iron just to be different.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #99 on: February 03, 2015, 03:51:49 PM »
Here is my .30cal x 3/4" x 42" North Carlina rifle built by Mike Miller.  According to Mr. Ivey's book that style of PB was used in Randolph and Guilford counties.  Fun gun for backyard shooting.


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