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    Just finished my first matchlock

    The flare is mainly for looks
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    Correct the muzzle is bore diameter
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    I didnt take one. I just turned down the muzzle till I had nice striaght section with no taper. Then bored out a section of steel to slip over it. Soldiered it together, machined it into a flare on the lathe.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    Thanks my matchcord should be here anyday.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    Ill give it a try.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    My matchcord will be here soon. I cant wait to get her to the range. Im thinking I might give it a try for deer.
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    Snapping matchlock

    Wow great work.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    I built that one on rhe cheap. The only thing I had to buy was the wood. Everything else was scrap from my shop.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    Something early but nothing specific. I was just playing.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    I havent got to the range yet. Work keeps getting in the way. As soon as I do I'll post the results.
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    This should take you to my Facebook album of my build. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10211593616020892&id=1380330717
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    Not alot of info. The barrel was from a trade gun I made years ago and never really liked. Added a piece of metal to the muzzle so o could bell it a bit. The stock was the cheapest piece of straight grained maple I could find. Everything else I made from scrap metal I had in my shop. The whole...
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    Just finished my first matchlock

    I just finished my first matchlock. 36 inch long .62 cal smooth bore. http://cubeupload.com/im/rifleshooter2/20180308130712.jpg http://cubeupload.com/im/rifleshooter2/20180308130417.jpg
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    My latest hawk

    I drifted the head to use a standard size tomahawk handle. The wrapping on the head is just for looks the head is held on just like a normal tomahawk. The grip area of the handle has a piece of leather wrapped around it then is whipped with some hemp cord to give it a slightly larger grip...
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    My latest hawk

    Here is my latest hawk. I forged it from a piece of 1045 steel.
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    My latest hawk

    I agree not a lot of metal to work with on the railroad spikes. I have some thicker metal for the next one.
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    My latest hawk

    I just like the look. No other reason.
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    My latest hawk

    Here is my latest hawk. I forged the head from a railroad spike the handle was an old table leg and some copper pipe.[/URL][/img]
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    Made My First Hawk

    Looks great
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