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Booshway
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Most have seen it already but Im home bored out of my skull so here is a few pics of my Don Bruton .62 cal. Its a 38 inch .62 cal Charlie Burton barrel. A Caywood "Wilson" english lock. A plain piece of Dunlap slab sawn maple and Don forged the mounts. The front sight he made from a silver quarter. It just a plain no carving no engraving hunting rifle for a plain old fashion redneck. Curt Lyles made me a nice bark tan deer hide bag for it an since its Dons "Boone" pattern I had Scott Sibley make me a close copy of the Boone southern horn. I name all my guns an this one I call Samson. He shoots true and hits HARD






Nothing beats the feel of a handmade southern iron mounted flintlock on a crisp frosty morning
 
Posts: 354 | Location: Heart of DIXIE | Registered: 18 November 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Booshway
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Wow, beautiful rifle. That's about the style I would love to have, nothing really fancy but yet it still has class. How could you be bored with that thing hanging around. Smiler
 
Posts: 326 | Location: Twin Falls ID | Registered: 29 January 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Free Trapper
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Thanks for posting WB. Always enjoy looking. Sure is a nice gun. .62 RIFLE you say? Man that's just the ticket for elk, bear and buffalo for sure!


"They do not live their lives 'by your leave'! They hack it out of the wilderness with their own two hands, bearing their children along the way!" - Cora Monroe - "Last Of The Mohicans"
 
Posts: 185 | Location: Turkey Creek on Cimarron Drainage | Registered: 10 September 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Handsome outfit Waddle Big Grin
 
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Factor
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That's certainly a major "muscle" rifle. I would bet it puts the smackdown on deer.


*Young guys should hang out with old guys; old guys know stuff.*
 
Posts: 3089 | Location: Virginia (by way of Georgia) | Registered: 26 January 2009Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Free Trapper
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That is a very handsome outfit! I like everything about it including your choice of name for that big rifle gun!
 
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Booshway
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Simple,elegant lines,looks very effective...I like....


Beer is proof that God loves us,and wants us to be happy-B. Franklin
 
Posts: 1449 | Location: Oreegun Territory | Registered: 24 March 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Pilgrim
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The rifle is both good looking and substantial. Very nice.
Ron
 
Posts: 58 | Location: Golden, CO | Registered: 10 October 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Booshway
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Hey WB... that is one fine looking firestick!


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Posts: 460 | Location: SW Virginia (New River Valley) | Registered: 13 August 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Graybeard
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I love it! Now if only it was left handed and mine....
 
Posts: 213 | Location: Big Arm Montana | Registered: 17 September 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Greenhorn
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Thats a great looking outfit enjoy it.
 
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Hivernant
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Beautiful rifle and Horn!


"All tyranny needs to gain a foot hold is for People of good conscious to remain silent"
Thomas Jefferson
 
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