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Offline Daryl

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #250 on: September 07, 2015, 08:34:14 PM »
LOL
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #251 on: September 08, 2015, 04:46:55 PM »
That rifle shines Hanshi, really shines!!! I still think the 45 is the perfect all around caliber and the most accurate.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #252 on: September 08, 2015, 10:51:53 PM »
Crawdad, I've owned more rifles in .45 than all others combined.  I currently have three .45s and none of my other bore sizes have duplicates.  So, I find myself in agreement with you on that.  The majority of my deer kills were made with one .45 or another.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #253 on: September 09, 2015, 12:53:09 AM »
Here in Western Canada, a 'squirrel rifle' cannot be over .40 calibre.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #254 on: September 09, 2015, 03:12:56 AM »
A .311 ball ought to slide down that bore right easy. What do you use for patching?

Forget the pillow ticking - probably an actual pillow for patching.  ;D

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #255 on: September 09, 2015, 05:00:07 AM »
A .311 ball ought to slide down that bore right easy. What do you use for patching?

Forget the pillow ticking - probably an actual pillow for patching.  ;D

Wooden blocks designed to fall away from the "shot" after leaving the barrel.

I think Taylor meant at Hefley Creek Rendezvous, where there is a squirrel rifle match put on by our good friends from Washington, Kevin, Boyd, etc. these fellows have been putting on that match since 2006 IIRC.
Taylor won again! BO-----RING!!!!!!!!!! LOL
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #256 on: September 16, 2015, 05:57:26 PM »
Joe Schell has finished my new squirrel rifle. I am waiting on it to arrive I hope this week.
 He has posted pictures of it on his blog.  It is the 32 caliber with a 46 inch A weight barrel from Rice.
Dale Johnson, Chambers Lock with Davis triggers.  Iron mounted hardware.  Should make a dandy squirrel rifle.
 You can see it at this link.  https://joeschell.blogspot.com/
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #257 on: September 16, 2015, 09:18:52 PM »
The link didn't work but I typed it in and got it. I know you'll be happy with it , those 32's are fun to shoot.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #258 on: September 16, 2015, 09:32:03 PM »
Joe builds a fine rifle! It looks very nice!!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #259 on: September 16, 2015, 11:36:30 PM »
That is one fine squirrel rifle and you will really enjoy that beauty.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #260 on: September 17, 2015, 02:22:53 AM »
I am currently building my squirrel rifle. It has a .36 cal. square bottomed rifleing barrel from rice and a semi- Lancaster type stock from Pecatonica. Its coming together nicely and will be finished soon.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #261 on: September 17, 2015, 02:49:22 AM »
Iloco thats a fine looking 32 your gonna have there. I really like Joe's work. Let us know how she shoots
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #262 on: September 17, 2015, 03:23:00 AM »
Posting for iloco. Joe Schell built rifle





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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #263 on: September 17, 2015, 07:17:26 AM »
I gotta have a flyweight .32 again someday...
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #264 on: September 23, 2015, 11:14:45 PM »
Got my rifle in the mail today.  It sure does handle good.  Slim, light weight and holds as good as any rifle I own.  Will take it to the range and give it a work out in a few days.  Joe did a great job on the iron work and patch box. He did a great job on all of the rifle.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #265 on: September 24, 2015, 02:05:16 AM »
Cant wait to hear how she shoots iloco
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #266 on: September 25, 2015, 02:29:17 PM »
Taylor an to all the rest. Never get bored looking at fine(very fine) squirrel rifles. Wattlebuster love those iron mounted rifles to. Especially those shoddy-daiseys!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #267 on: September 28, 2015, 03:19:07 PM »
Finally was able to take my new Tennessee squirrel rifle out for a walk. The critters weren't moving much, but I spotted this one on the way back. The little 30 cal. with a light load works fine. Got another with my longbow a little later, and had some tender, juicy barbecue for lunch.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #268 on: September 28, 2015, 07:34:49 PM »
Nice!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #269 on: October 03, 2015, 10:54:17 PM »
                 I've been trying to get a .32-.36 cal for my daughter but this is my rifle for all seasons.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #270 on: October 04, 2015, 03:23:27 AM »
Loverly she is.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #271 on: October 04, 2015, 04:58:39 PM »
Thank you Daryl. You've come a long way since this discussion started. From guest to super hero! I love the looks of the rifle (full stocked southern) that you posted on page 1. That and the rifle Mr. Ladd showed us make my heart go pitter patter. Who made them?

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #272 on: October 04, 2015, 10:03:17 PM »
S. Pizza - Are you inquiring about the rifle just a few posts up, or the rifle I posted on the previous page?

If its the one just above, I was just posting those pictures to show the Joe Schell rifle built for iloco.

If you're asking about the one a page back from here, that's a 36 caliber squirrel rifle that gunmaker (Tom Knight) here on the forum built for me.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #273 on: October 04, 2015, 10:38:29 PM »
I like them both but the Schell rifle just speaks to me. I love the lines, the color, patch box. I admire all types of rifles but the Southern or Appalacian rifles are my favorite. There's something honest about them. Like a pretty woman without make up. If you know what I mean.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #274 on: October 05, 2015, 02:20:42 AM »
LOL - I've actually been around here for "some" time, Squirrel pizza - years in fact.  The staining on your rifle - superbly bringing out the grain  - lovely indeed.
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