Just throwing this out......remember the pics of men in white shirts and ties.....in overalls. Dressed.up
I would think something like any outdated worn out piece?
This begs the question....what defines a gun as a barn gun.
Hey....it kinda annoys me too, when the newbie asks for the value.....I know they will disappear.
so I give a real low ball answer, " I have seen...
Hey....I know I have seen you at the range.
If y'all have a hankering for one, check the NSSA for sale. I bought an Italian one for $250. Shoots great with 45 grains, mimie at 100 yrs....
Is the stock that bad?
I shot against a guy who went thru a case of powder a year.
Needless to say, he was a very good shot.
Closest To the Heart.
years ago; At a rondy there was the Ace of Hearts on a post @100yds. I won the money with 2 balls touching the heart....
Some folks " bone " Around in letting to close any gaps from wood to metal.
So I've heard.:(
Folks often just shoot with the sights that came with the rifle. Any target the store sells. Chunk shooters create custom sights. Other...
TV and movies never show the way rifles were actually carried horseback. The Hawken at the JM Davis museum shows much wear at the wrist and mainly...
heck...but no one ever sees these internet one hole guys at any competitions.
You know, There are a number of real builders here.
Some will admit to using pre carves most of the time.
Publisher was ill , I missed Jan issue on, don't know the situation now.
Think about this....
the Zouave .58 musket shoots best with 45 grs. FFg. At 100 yds.
65 grs was field load.
Sometimes we use way too much powder.
I hope there is no one here that thinks India can't make a good musket. Or China. India has launched over 100 satellites, since 1975, some were...
I suppose one could reshape the wood, trim it down some.
Would an English lock be more correct than the ( germanic ) lock ?
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