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Offline dagner

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #200 on: April 13, 2015, 07:34:07 AM »
1/2 stocked squirrel rifle, for big squirrels




  daryl   I love your t rex gun please send me a email explaining the gun and load you use.a guy named lizard brought a wall gun over to coons chunk shoot the  load was 300 grains of 1 1/2  and was a 4 bore. looked like a golf ball .well I be darned at 60 yards shot off of belly over a log that darned thing kept hitting a 4 inch circle all day long.slid the shooters back about 2 feet . you do great gun work .the stock is outstanding

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #201 on: April 13, 2015, 05:54:59 PM »
PM sent, dagner
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #202 on: April 14, 2015, 04:18:31 AM »
Dang ... some of those guns could shoot squirrels ... out the barrel, LOL !!!   :o ;D

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #203 on: April 20, 2015, 08:39:20 PM »
32 Cal.



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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #204 on: April 20, 2015, 09:14:32 PM »
Looks like a really nice rig, Mr. Staley...and deadly too!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #205 on: April 20, 2015, 10:00:12 PM »
And the lock is on the correct side too! Nice!!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #206 on: April 20, 2015, 10:24:24 PM »
Don't you just love a nice .32 squirrel longrifle?
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #207 on: April 20, 2015, 10:47:02 PM »
Don't you just love a nice .32 squirrel longrifle?
Yes I do.  Having one made now with a 46 inch rice swamped barrel in 32 caliber. Round face early colonial chambers lock.  Will be made in the style of an Early Va Rifle. Should have it by fall or squirrel season.
I really enjoy shooting a 32 caliber rifle.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #208 on: April 20, 2015, 11:33:47 PM »
That is a sharp looking rifle. Strange that the lock is on the "wrong" side - at least for me it is. :)

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #209 on: April 21, 2015, 02:13:13 AM »
Was wondering - are there any original antique long rifles built with locks on the left side?  If not, then do then owners of these non-period correct long rifles use a short starter and tight loads when loading - just curious, is all?  :D
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #210 on: April 21, 2015, 02:15:18 AM »
S#1t disturber!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #211 on: April 21, 2015, 03:50:42 PM »
Got lucky recently and picked up what could be a stout mans squirrel gun, just plain heavy. Original David Hudson rifle out of Napolean, Ohio in Henry County. He was a deaf mute who worked from 1875 - 1900. It is a half stock in .31 caliber with, what appears to be, a home made back action lock and triggers. The triggers and lock work like they were made yesterday and there is good rifling left in the bore. The rear sight is mounted with one screw and resists rotating with the elevation bar being in a barrel slot. It has a walnut stock with brass hardware. The barrel is tapered from 1 3/16 to 15/16 in 34". It has a hooked breach with a very nice snail. I have found no repairs inside or out, just plenty of crud. I believe this is going to be a shooter. Sorry, can't post but can send pics.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #212 on: April 21, 2015, 05:39:41 PM »
I could try posting them for you, Mark.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #213 on: April 21, 2015, 07:38:02 PM »
Thanks Kermit, I'll send some to you.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #214 on: April 21, 2015, 10:54:20 PM »
Smokinbuck's pix:





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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #215 on: April 21, 2015, 11:57:53 PM »
Kermit,
Thank you. Apparently all the PIX didn'T make it, there was also a full length pic. Maybe I'll try that one again.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #216 on: April 22, 2015, 03:19:25 AM »
Full length came through this time.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #217 on: April 22, 2015, 04:25:30 AM »
Kermit,
Thanks, hate to be a pest.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #218 on: April 22, 2015, 03:58:56 PM »
smokinbuck that is a nice halfstock rifle you have found.  Let us know how it shoots when you get it cleaned up.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #219 on: April 22, 2015, 10:36:26 PM »
I'm also curious how it shoots; should be quite accurate.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #220 on: April 25, 2015, 12:05:29 AM »
Holy cow!!!

2700+ views of this thread!!!

Should I be given a prize or something as the original poster? ;D

Some great rifles everybody!!! ;)

Best regards, Skychief

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #221 on: April 25, 2015, 12:38:27 AM »
Cool idea, lots of great squirrel guns (and cannon ;D), thanks Skychief!!!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #222 on: April 25, 2015, 11:32:56 PM »
B Staley, what material was used for that black end cap?  That's sharp!

Thanks, Skychief.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #223 on: April 27, 2015, 06:45:48 PM »
Longrifle? Looks like blued (blackened) steel.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #224 on: April 27, 2015, 11:45:35 PM »
Again, what a great thread.
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