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Offline Dennis Glazener

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #725 on: June 07, 2019, 02:29:03 AM »
Looks a lot like a Kibler kit. Nice job.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #726 on: June 07, 2019, 06:38:48 AM »
Dennis,
It is jims smr kit. I added a horn toe plate and muzzle cap. I figured it would be a great place to start for a first build. I enjoyed it and i learned a lot.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #727 on: June 07, 2019, 05:22:35 PM »
The nose cap for that rifle is a challenge due to the size of the wood you have to work with. I have made several and hated to start on each one of them.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #728 on: June 30, 2019, 07:40:51 PM »
This is my squirrel rifle.  It's a 25 caliber made by Dave Motto.














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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #729 on: July 04, 2019, 07:08:55 PM »
Finished this last summer....36 cal. 42" bbl. Chambers late Kentland lock, walnut stock.



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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #730 on: July 04, 2019, 10:08:02 PM »
What great eye candy!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #731 on: July 05, 2019, 04:06:26 PM »
Here is my very amateurish attempt at a rifle built from some old parts I found when moving into my new shop. It is pretty simple and utilitarian. Not the best workmanship but it shoots. Barrel is an old
Douglas. 15/16 A F. .40 cal. Davis Jäger lock. Horn and pouch are also my own creation. Not a copy of anything in particular. Just wanted something kind of "Jägerische".  Pleasant to carry in the woods. Definitely not a "long" rifle. 

Love looking at all the fine rifles posted here. Thank you!!!


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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #732 on: July 05, 2019, 05:53:52 PM »
More squirrels with the McCoy .32




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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #733 on: July 06, 2019, 07:07:44 AM »

One more



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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #734 on: July 24, 2019, 02:06:42 PM »
A lot of nice squirrel rifles.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #735 on: July 24, 2019, 11:06:57 PM »
Maybe posted previously, can't remember, but here it is anyway.  .36 X 3/4" X 38"; a super lightweight.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #736 on: July 24, 2019, 11:29:36 PM »
Hope it"s light otherwise that squirrel could kill Godzilla

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #737 on: July 25, 2019, 03:21:08 AM »
Great pics!  This thread, and the "plan n perdy" are my two favorites, so many beautiful rifles.  I have a .40 in the works, I will have to be patient for something to show.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #738 on: July 25, 2019, 10:57:40 PM »
Hope it"s light otherwise that squirrel could kill Godzilla


Ha, ha!  Yes it is a tiny rifle and that squirrel is only standard size.  ;D
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #739 on: July 27, 2019, 02:21:48 PM »
Here is a squirrel for you Hanshi

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #740 on: July 28, 2019, 01:43:43 AM »
Here is a squirrel for you Hanshi



Squirrelasaurus Rex.  But not that tough, apparently, since he died from a foot wound.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #741 on: July 28, 2019, 03:49:00 PM »
The Abert squirrels brain is in their right front paw.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #742 on: July 28, 2019, 11:17:46 PM »
 :o Aaaahh....Ha!  I see.  :-\
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #743 on: July 29, 2019, 05:44:32 AM »
The Abert squirrels brain is in their right front paw.

Some would say that you missed... I say you didn't waste meat. ;-)

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #744 on: July 29, 2019, 04:00:29 PM »
Actually I intentionally went out with the smoothbore that day so I could take a photo of an Abert squirrel that still had its head attached.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #745 on: November 28, 2019, 06:25:34 PM »


Lower end of spectrum but I am proud to own it and it is a squirrel getter. No squirrels today but will post some action shots of it this week.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #746 on: November 28, 2019, 07:28:56 PM »


Lower end of spectrum but I am proud to own it and it is a squirrel getter. No squirrels today but will post some action shots of it this week.

Cherokee's were nice little rifles (kind of a Renegade version of a Seneca). I had one for a while and killed quite a few squirrels with it too. Wish I still had it. Mine was an early one, like yours, before they went to single triggers. Thanks for sharing!  ;)
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #747 on: November 29, 2019, 12:20:16 AM »
Yep and an easy little gun to carry around all day if I ever have a flint gun built I am going to have it built to the same dimensions. I have three of these in .32 all in excellent condition one that has never been fired with a beautiful pristine barrel, stock and lock. The other two I alternate between when target shooting and hunting. I recently purchased a factory 32 Seneca and when I get it sighted in and a load developed I am going to sell the unfired gun and a couple others to help fund my first flintlock. Also have a factory 36 barrel and a 32 being re-bored to 40 by Bobby Hoyt and a couple 45 barrels for the Cherokee .

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #748 on: November 29, 2019, 12:48:54 AM »
From the Silvies River Shoot. .40 caliber SMR built by Jim Kibler. Correct horn by Scott Morrison. Anyone can have a great shooting rifle. Anyone can have a great looking rifle. Anyone can have fine accessories, but when they all come together it is something special.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #749 on: November 29, 2019, 02:31:53 AM »
Thanks for the photo alacran. It brought back lots of good memories.

I've hunted most everything the west has to offer, but I have to say Abert's Squirrel is my favorite. Haven’t hunted them for 25 years, but hopefully next fall...



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