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Offline flintlock hunter

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #800 on: April 22, 2020, 05:17:37 PM »
Just finishing up this silver mounted 36. half stock. Its for the oldest grandchild to start hunting squirrels this coming season. All that's left is a little engraving on the lock.









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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #801 on: April 22, 2020, 08:31:29 PM »
Pretty rifle.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #802 on: April 23, 2020, 04:55:26 AM »
Got one for ya!  25 cal by H. L. Harrison.  One of my three favorites.




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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #803 on: April 23, 2020, 05:02:49 AM »
That's a nice one, Molly.
Flintlock Hunter - very nice indeed. Not too long a pull for him, eh?
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #804 on: April 23, 2020, 05:28:29 AM »
Just for fun I'll put all 3 up.  Harrison on the top, Roger Sells in the middle (32 cal) and Don Stith 38 cal on the bottom.  Roger's rifle can via a great gentleman, Mr. Bill Warden.  That purchase was one I will never forget.  And it's a story to remember but for another time.






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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #805 on: April 23, 2020, 03:02:02 PM »
That .25 is a beauty!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #806 on: April 23, 2020, 09:46:28 PM »
Oh, my!  I need to pause and catch my breath!
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #807 on: April 24, 2020, 04:55:07 PM »
Here is my .40. made a peep sight for it cause I'm getting old :(




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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #808 on: April 24, 2020, 11:50:56 PM »
I need to make one.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #809 on: January 20, 2021, 08:24:17 PM »
Here's one I just finished from a parts set I got from WayneB. It started as a Knob Mountain Melchior Fordney parts set. I was too chicken to attempt all that carving on birdseye maple so I made a southern rifle instead. 42"X 3/4" .36 caliber getz barrel. Chambers Late Ketland and Davis triggers.  I used a Kibler SMR buttplate and rear sight.  Still playing with loads but so far it's shot great with everything I've put down it






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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #810 on: January 20, 2021, 08:40:55 PM »
I recently picked up this little Joe Schell halfstock .36 for when I feel like going for the bushytails with a cap gun...




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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #811 on: January 21, 2021, 10:40:07 PM »
martin9, That's a great looking piece of wood on that rifle. Well done.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #812 on: January 22, 2021, 01:11:48 AM »
Bob thatís a good looking rifle, Joe does excellent work in my opinion

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #813 on: January 22, 2021, 04:00:10 AM »
Bob thatís a good looking rifle, Joe does excellent work in my opinion

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I think so too. I have a soft spot for the dainty little guns.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #814 on: January 22, 2021, 05:00:56 AM »
martin9, That's a great looking piece of wood on that rifle. Well done.

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Thank you! I thought about going a little lighter with it to make the birdseye more dramatic but I like darker finishes so stuck with what I know.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #815 on: January 22, 2021, 04:42:07 PM »
Last Monday morning in the creek bottom. Ended up with three tree rats!


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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #816 on: January 23, 2021, 04:29:29 AM »
Here's one I just finished from a parts set I got from WayneB. It started as a Knob Mountain Melchior Fordney parts set. I was too chicken to attempt all that carving on birdseye maple so I made a southern rifle instead. 42"X 3/4" .36 caliber getz barrel. Chambers Late Ketland and Davis triggers.  I used a Kibler SMR buttplate and rear sight.  Still playing with loads but so far it's shot great with everything I've put down it


martin9- great looking rifle. With that birdseye maple, it needs no other embellishments.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #817 on: January 23, 2021, 04:31:32 AM »
Last Monday morning in the creek bottom. Ended up with three tree rats!



Einsiedler - that is a really nice rifle. Well done on the rats, too. Looks like a fox squirrel with that red belly, but smallish.
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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #818 on: January 24, 2021, 12:19:58 AM »
         Hey martin9, the rifle turned out great. I'm glad it went to someone who did the wood justice. How much does it weigh? I have another 36 barrel here, trying to decide what style I want to build it in. I also have a 50 cal in 13/16 across the flats, should make a nice light weight piece.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #819 on: January 24, 2021, 01:16:56 AM »
Thanks! I'm happy with how it turned out.... I think my pics make it look chunkier than it is though for some reason. It weighs just a little over 7#s. Holds and shoots really nice. Just waiting on deer season to end here and I'll be taking it after squirrels and rabbits.

I've never seen a .50 barrel that small. That'll make a sweet handling rifle.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #820 on: January 24, 2021, 08:11:40 PM »
I recently picked up this little Joe Schell halfstock .36 for when I feel like going for the bushytails with a cap gun...




Bob could we see some more pics? Great little rifle!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #821 on: January 24, 2021, 09:03:04 PM »
I have a picture of the left side of that rifle.  I use to own the rifle.



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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #822 on: January 24, 2021, 10:12:04 PM »
I have a picture of the left side of that rifle.  I use to own the rifle.




That is a sweet thin little rifle!

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #823 on: January 25, 2021, 01:44:21 AM »
I haven't gotten it in hand yet. It's in the hands of the USPS. I'll post a bunch when it arrives.

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Re: Let's see your squirrel rifle!!!
« Reply #824 on: March 07, 2021, 10:10:24 PM »


Had a lead on this rifle last year and let it get away. Anyone know it's whereabouts or a AB Conley rifle one might buy?
Hereís an Eastern Ky squirrel rifle for ya.  Built in the 70ís by A.B. Conley of Salyersville, Ky.  Barrel is a .36 caliber, 13/16 x 42, made by Burgess Cassidy who got his start making barrels with Rex Maxey.  The lock is a small Siler built by Herman Stone.   















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