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    Notchy Bob replied to the thread side plate.
    Well done! We will want to see the finished gun, too, in due time. You do good work! Notchy Bob
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    Notchy Bob reacted to old ugly's post in the thread side plate with Like Like.
    and then you realize it is wrong and you get the file back out and correct it.
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    Notchy Bob reacted to old ugly's post in the thread side plate with Like Like.
    ordering something to fit was more dificult than making one. -1/8" flat plate. -paint pen the area, red is what i had, to use as sort of...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Artificer's post in the thread GOD SAVE WALES! with Like Like.
    For anyone who has a drop of Welsh blood in their veins, this is for you! Men of Harlech by Charlotte Church - YouTube My Paternal...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Auldjin's post in the thread GOD SAVE WALES! with Like Like.
    My sister brought me a bowl of them from Wales last year just before the virus, they have just flowered again.
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    Notchy Bob replied to the thread W.S Chilcote Ohio Rifle.
    That's a very nice rifle, in really good condition! It is similar in many respects to the "trade rifles" that were distributed to...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Dave Wallis's post in the thread W.S Chilcote Ohio Rifle with Like Like.
    I've just acquired this W.S Chilcote Rifle, at auction, here in the UK. First time I've ever seen a genuine 'Kentucky' Rifle and I...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Capnball's post in the thread Ardesa Mountain Rifle with Like Like.
    Now that's how you answer a question! That was great.
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Pietro's post in the thread Ardesa Mountain Rifle with Like Like.
    FWIW, my CVA Premier Grade Mountain rifle has a walnut stock with a little fiddleback figure/graining near the butt plate
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    Notchy Bob reacted to SB57's post in the thread Our Ancestors with Like Like.
    Like many others, I had numerous ancestors who fought in the Civil War, the Mexican War, War of 1812, and the Revolution. All I can do...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to old ugly's post in the thread Yes or No on tacks with Like Like.
    i have to make another comment on tacks. tacks are not just for guns. if you can find nice sold brass tacks get lots as you may want to...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to 1sogdusm's post in the thread Bear pistol with Like Like.
    I need to make a correction about the barrel, it is not rifled. It is a smooth bore. Sorry should have said musket barrel, 15.5” long.
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    Notchy Bob replied to the thread Yes or No on tacks.
    Wow, six pages! I think it was the daisy heads that put me off from the original idea. That, and the fact that tack work can be easily...
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    Notchy Bob reacted to Eric Krewson's post in the thread Yes or No on tacks with Like Like.
    A great friend gave me his Gustomsky trade gun on his death bed, the gun is tacked and looks just fine to me. I wouldn't tack one of my...
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    Notchy Bob replied to the thread Bear pistol.
    That's what I was thinking, too, although I have (rarely) seen images of larger pistols with slings. Some of the Boller pistols carried...
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