Maple stock; all
.50 Caliber swamped Getz barrel (1/66 twist); 3/8" ramrod, shop made-brass
rifle persona will be a rifle representative of the J. P.
Beck school, except it will have my influence. By that, I mean the carvings and
engravings will by my own styling.
(Go to the bottom of this page
for links on how this rifle was built.)
Here are some photos and a couple fly-by movies
(warning they may be big).
2 (7 MB)
Large photo of cheek carving area:
Large photo of patchbox engravings:
The gun in progress from
beginning to the end.
Here is the initial pile of parts in the beginning: bought
the barrel personally from John Getz at Conner Prairie in 2002.
Here is a closer view of the furniture and the lock.
Details of the rifle project
will have hyperlinks below to specific sections:
The Barrel Tang:
The Ramrod Channel:
A Brass Lock:
The Barrel To The Stock:
The Lock & Nipple:
& Trigger Guard Installation:
Side Plate Panel:
& Installation of Nose Cap:
the Toe Plate:
The Rifle Furniture:
Hoot AL Rifle Shop
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