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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #180 on: August 27, 2019, 01:02:45 PM »
And a couple of the Tower pistols. The dark stained one is one I re-shaped a bit and used my home-made walnut stain on. This one is a Japanese gun, imported by EIG.  The lighter one is not marked as to maker or date. Supposedly the Japanese guns were looked down on as not well made, but this one sparks like crazy!
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #181 on: August 27, 2019, 01:03:43 PM »
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #182 on: August 27, 2019, 09:56:06 PM »
And a couple of the Tower pistols. The dark stained one is one I re-shaped a bit and used my home-made walnut stain on. This one is a Japanese gun, imported by EIG.  The lighter one is not marked as to maker or date. Supposedly the Japanese guns were looked down on as not well made, but this one sparks like crazy!

DGW sold a buttload of those back in the 70's for IIRC $30.00 and for another $10.00 they would tune the locks so they would spark. Maybe you got a tuned one. Most of them were made by Miroku for Ultra Hi. Miroku back in the day made guns to customers specs. If the customer wanted cheap junk that's what they got and most of the Japanese Towers fell into that category. I'm not knocking your gun. If it works that's great. :-*
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #183 on: August 28, 2019, 12:05:35 PM »
Here's three of my rifles. I have more, but no pictures of them, yet.
All three rifles are Pedersoli's, and the hand gun is a Pedersoli.
The top rifle is a .45 cal. kit gun that I built. The other two are .50 cal.
The pistol is a .45 cal. kit gun that I also built.
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #184 on: August 28, 2019, 03:00:06 PM »
And a couple of the Tower pistols. The dark stained one is one I re-shaped a bit and used my home-made walnut stain on. This one is a Japanese gun, imported by EIG.  The lighter one is not marked as to maker or date. Supposedly the Japanese guns were looked down on as not well made, but this one sparks like crazy!

DGW sold a buttload of those back in the 70's for IIRC $30.00 and for another $10.00 they would tune the locks so they would spark. Maybe you got a tuned one. Most of them were made by Miroku for Ultra Hi. Miroku back in the day made guns to customers specs. If the customer wanted cheap junk that's what they got and most of the Japanese Towers fell into that category. I'm not knocking your gun. If it works that's great. :-*
I bought one as a kit from Dixie for ~$19.00 back then. Sold it (finished) a few years later for $45 to a friend who wanted a second one for the "duels" he was running at our rendezvous. I actually don't remember if I hardened the frizzens on these, have had them for many years. If they didn't spark when I got them, then I hardened them.

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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #185 on: August 28, 2019, 03:03:10 PM »
Here's three of my rifles. I have more, but no pictures of them, yet.
All three rifles are Pedersoli's, and the hand gun is a Pedersoli.
The top rifle is a .45 cal. kit gun that I built. The other two are .50 cal.
The pistol is a .45 cal. kit gun that I also built.
Nice collection Pustic!

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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #186 on: August 28, 2019, 05:11:39 PM »
Here's three of my rifles. I have more, but no pictures of them, yet.
All three rifles are Pedersoli's, and the hand gun is a Pedersoli.
The top rifle is a .45 cal. kit gun that I built. The other two are .50 cal.
The pistol is a .45 cal. kit gun that I also built.
Nice collection Pustic!

Yep nice collection.
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #187 on: August 28, 2019, 05:25:03 PM »
Here's three of my rifles. I have more, but no pictures of them, yet.
All three rifles are Pedersoli's, and the hand gun is a Pedersoli.
The top rifle is a .45 cal. kit gun that I built. The other two are .50 cal.
The pistol is a .45 cal. kit gun that I also built.
Nice collection Pustic!

Thank you Mazo.
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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #188 on: August 28, 2019, 05:29:17 PM »
Here's three of my rifles. I have more, but no pictures of them, yet.
All three rifles are Pedersoli's, and the hand gun is a Pedersoli.
The top rifle is a .45 cal. kit gun that I built. The other two are .50 cal.
The pistol is a .45 cal. kit gun that I also built.
Nice collection Pustic!

Yep nice collection.

Thank you Hawg.
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

Concealed carry, where you HIDE the exercise of your right to carry arms.

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Re: Show us your flintlocks
« Reply #189 on: September 11, 2019, 08:07:14 AM »
Hi, Mike shoots the Pedersoli Queen Ann:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAjOnNufato

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