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#2578077 - Sat Feb 11 2012 02:23 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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#2578207 - Sat Feb 11 2012 04:01 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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Wow, surely is a small World!! My Brother has a Left-Handed Flinter He built and I have a little 410 Double Barrel and a Full stock Flinter he made. These were from back in the 80`s ?? His Son has one of the nicest Yeagers, That His dad built, I`ve ever seen. Heck of a Mandolin player too. Thanks a lot for the Info and picture.


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#2578627 - Sat Feb 11 2012 08:53 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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#2578841 - Sun Feb 12 2012 06:34 AM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: mountainman09]
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nice looking guns there buddy.......should have shipped that cva FEDEX laugh
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#2578889 - Sun Feb 12 2012 08:20 AM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: treestand91]
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Originally Posted By: treestand91
.......should have shipped that cva FEDEX laugh


Something. I sure got a ROYAL hosing and pack of lies from the Post Office on the ordeal, that's for sure. Guess the gov't can do whatever they want to do and the general public is just up the crick without a paddle. mad2
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#2579202 - Sun Feb 12 2012 02:07 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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#2579352 - Sun Feb 12 2012 04:41 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Ron pa]
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Originally Posted By: Ron pa
His Son has one of the nicest Yeagers, That His dad built, I`ve ever seen.


I remember when Beryl built that Jaeger. It surely is an INCREDIBLE gun !!! I never knew where it ended up.


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Heck of a Mandolin player too.


Yep !!!

And he built the mandolin, too, if I recall correctly.
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#2591912 - Tue Feb 21 2012 10:08 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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Picked up the letter of provenance on the side-slapper gun tonite. It's very brief and to the point. But it contains everything I was looking for. This gun's circle is now complete. thumbs
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#2592004 - Tue Feb 21 2012 11:12 PM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Strut10]
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So happens that at our Rhondevouse, Jefferson County Longrifles this past Weekend ,I told a fellow shooter about the Mule Ear story. He said His Dad was shooting then and remembers the Gun. This is the club that Beryl built The Mule Ear in order to clean their Clocks!! He said that back in those Days it was serious competition!! I shot a little with my Uncle back then and yes, it was all business!!
You`ll have to make a trip up there and get a picture taken with the Gun in front of an old building that has Barrell Sink..Gun Maker on it.....

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#2592105 - Wed Feb 22 2012 06:40 AM Re: From zero to two muzzleloaders in one week !!! [Re: Ron pa]
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Originally Posted By: Ron pa
So happens that at our Rhondevouse, Jefferson County Longrifles this past Weekend ,I told a fellow shooter about the Mule Ear story. He said His Dad was shooting then and remembers the Gun. This is the club that Beryl built The Mule Ear in order to clean their Clocks!! He said that back in those Days it was serious competition!! I shot a little with my Uncle back then and yes, it was all business!!
You`ll have to make a trip up there and get a picture taken with the Gun in front of an old building that has Barrell Sink..Gun Maker on it.....


Yes. I knew that the Jeff Co. rondy is the reason for the rifle's build. So goes the story that Beryl irritated some folk there by tying a leather thong to the trigger guard and holding it in his teeth to steady the gun for offhand shooting. Supposedly some complaints arose over his method. But there was nothing in the rules specifically against it. So it was allowed and helped him clean those clocks !!

I would LOVE to have a pic of that building !!
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