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#2956418 - Thu Feb 07 2013 04:07 PM Andrew Verner Build
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So met with Nate McKenzie, ran over the David Keck's. It's gonna be an Andrew Verner style Bucks county, with a 54. Cal c weight 44" rice barrel. I said the heck with it and got Dave's best stock, super tight even curl full length, to give a reference it's was a lot more than the barrel! So just some incise no inlays or wire, let the wood stand out for itself. Single trigger , brass hardware, a pivoting wooden patch box, can't lose it, and a copy from an actual verner! Hopefully August I'll be able to send smoke!
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#2956420 - Thu Feb 07 2013 04:08 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Oh almost forgot, it's a lefty!
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#2956458 - Thu Feb 07 2013 04:49 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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That sounds sweet ! The Bucks, in my opinion, is one of the nicest styles of longrifle, and not too many people choose it. Nate builds a really nice Bucks County rifle, and he often makes the lock screws an irredesent blue. ( He is a metal Master ) I may have to sneak over there in a couple months to see your gun in progress.
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#2956480 - Thu Feb 07 2013 05:09 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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#2962696 - Wed Feb 13 2013 03:17 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Since I lived in Bucks County for 30+ years, I really like that style of rifle. I always wanted to copy the John Schuler rifle in the Mercer Museum. But a "real" Bucks rifle has a side-opening patchbox with the release being the front of the toeplate. No visible release!
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#2962698 - Wed Feb 13 2013 03:18 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Since I lived in Bucks County for 30+ years, I really like that style of rifle. I always wanted to copy the John Schuler rifle in the Mercer Museum. But a "real" Bucks rifle has a side-opening patchbox with the release being the front of the toeplate. No visible release!
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#2990012 - Thu Mar 14 2013 02:56 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Ok Dave Keck got done with the profile and barrel inlet, off to Nate to finish her up! Here's a few pics


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#2991142 - Fri Mar 15 2013 08:49 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Look'n good Dan !!! Can't wait to see it complete. Oh by the way... The Lyman is shooting AWESOME! Love that GUN !
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#2991190 - Fri Mar 15 2013 09:25 PM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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She treated me well, glad she likes you too!
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#2991484 - Sat Mar 16 2013 11:05 AM Re: Andrew Verner Build [Re: BlackBruin]
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Loc: NEPA
Nice wood. I'm in Dave's shop every other week. He must have hidden that blank from me.

Bill

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