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This is a question from a friend of mine about a specific muzzleloader, if anyone has any information about the answer I'd appreciate it......Thanks, OLS

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You being from PA, have you ever heard of a muzzleloader which is famous and made from curly maple used by Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton and was a famous long-rifle the frontiersmen had around the Ft. Pitt area back in the 1780's?

I used to have a website where you could order them hand made. Let me know if you are familiar with that type. They have a octagon barrel and are of the flintlock design.
 

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i think this is what your asking they called it the ky longrifle they even had a song for it called the hunters of kentucky
 

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Boone was reported to carry a Pennsylvania longrifle of the York school
 

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From what I understand Boone carried a York school gun, and whenever he ordered up a new gun it did come from PA. But as for the specific I really have no clue
 

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OneLongShot said:
This is a question from a friend of mine about a specific muzzleloader, if anyone has any information about the answer I'd appreciate it......Thanks, OLS

Here it is:
You being from PA, have you ever heard of a muzzleloader which is famous and made from curly maple used by Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton and was a famous long-rifle the frontiersmen had around the Ft. Pitt area back in the 1780's?

I used to have a website where you could order them hand made. Let me know if you are familiar with that type. They have a octagon barrel and are of the flintlock design.

Not sure but I have the book The Frontiersman, it is about Simon Kenton, I don't remember if it gave a specific rifle that he used, I'll look to see
 

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Simon Kenton's rifle was made by Henry Leman of Lancaster.
A Pennsylvania flintlock with a 40 inch octagonal barrel with a curly maple stock decorated with an 8 point star and a crescent moon in brass.
According to the Frontiersmen.
 

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Leman rifle were sometimes called an Indian trade rifle.Leman Rifle often had a faux curly maple finish,Stripes are painted with diluted stain or ink,using an artists brush not burned in,which gave the stock a tiger stripe effect.

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