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Swivel-breech rifle
« on: August 05, 2020, 11:36:45 AM »
A few years ago, a bunch of swivel-breech rifle parts was found in an old warehouse; I bought a box of those parts. I made this rifle from some of them.

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2020, 11:38:23 AM »
A view of the barrel

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2020, 11:39:53 AM »
The ramrod attachment

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2020, 11:40:47 AM »
Ramrod and barrel

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2020, 11:40:59 AM »
Nice work, Em!
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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2020, 11:43:30 AM »
Thanks! This is the maker's stamp on the barrel.

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2020, 11:50:27 AM »
That is fantastic Em!!!!

I have been dreaming of a swivel breech gun for forever! That is a thing of beauty.
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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2020, 05:49:06 PM »
Bein a twin .50, how much does it weigh?

Really cool BTW.
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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2020, 05:55:26 PM »
It's a bit heavy. I will weigh it tomorrow. Let's just say I wouldn't want to carry it very far in the woods.
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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2020, 06:25:58 PM »
OK, the rifle weighs 10# 4 ounces.

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2020, 06:12:51 AM »
LENOARD DAY, makes some real authentic ones.

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Re: Swivel-breech rifle
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2020, 08:14:09 AM »
Yes, I had wanted one of Day's rifles some time ago, but they were a but out of reach at that time.