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Here my morris. Use the dovetail and extend the sight on a cantilever?
Here using a "friendship cheater"
I'm not there yet for glasses, tho I am beginning to notice some difficulty adjusting from tv to iPad and back. Is that how it starts??
I have 7 or 8 with false muzzles. On several of them there is a swinging latch to keep the false muzzle in place for...
Someone smarter than me could probably tell what the pins are 1/3 of barrel length away from muzzle.
There are 2 pairs, first and close...
Sorry, tried to edit, mistake. Mule was another rifle. The Pierce is standard percussion, 1860 ish. Still shooting well in the 1940's and 60's as...
I agree! That is why I had one of my ROA converted to a .50
Shortened it to 5.5 to boot!
Back to the op, well made, heavy gun that will last a...
Ya, slug is 1700gr+, 250-350gr of BP
Yes, 4 by RL (bob) Morris,3 underhammer: 2 RB 40lbs or so each, 1 slug, 35 lbs. one flinter rb 40 lbs or so.
1 original pierce, percussion mule,...
Definitely in the plenty of penetration, minimal meat damage category
I don't hunt anymore but I appreciate those that do!
^ yep, patching a bb is fun. I have used the steel ones, haven't tried lead bb in 177 yet.
As far as the gong that was a one shot deal. I wasn't...
lol, nada sky, I love the fun of a pellet gun with the flash of a flintlock
Thx Keb for chiming in!!
Took it out today to lay waste to some cans, bottles and random obtrusive leaves.
No real leading to speak of, a...
Builder is JR Salvo, he has since passed. From what I have read, he was a specialist in small bore guns. He made everything on the rifle, lock,...
So I got a new flintlock. .20 caliber, weight is about 7 lbs, Balance is perfect. Slim and points like a dream. Barrel is 5/8."
Along w sight blockage I clip the false muzzle to the bench so I can't move rifle from load to shooting position without removal
They are great fun,
First an original, pierce slug gun
Some more modern versions
It is fun
Traded a small cannon away for this. I have been playing with some loads. Note, these are for my mortar only! My fun load was about 1oz BP and a...
Viper rest, 50 lbs, nice and solid
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