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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 21, 2018, 06:56:20 PM »





Butt plate on and ready to screw and thin down the butt.
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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 20, 2018, 02:05:35 PM »


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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 20, 2018, 02:00:21 PM »
Your lock molding fix is invisible, how much of the lock panel did you cover? I need to know this stuff because I have a huge miscut lock inlet on a  precarve to deal with. If I can get the pan on a flat I am OK, even though I am moving the barrel back and down I may not make it and will have to patch.

I have made 4 guns so far and had to straighten out a bunch of stuff that went wrong, this screwed up lock inlet is going to be the most challenging.  Whoever cut it out need a good thumping. I would trash the stock but it is a spectacular piece of wood so I will have to figure out a fix.

Eric,

I covered the whole lock panel with an overlay about 1/4'' thick. It had to work because I bit the bullet and sanded down the whole lock area thinner and flat before I glued it on! It was hard to make my self do that but I figured it was best so that I could have a little more mass to the overlay in the thin areas. I also cut out the lock area in the overlay before I glued it on so that it would drop right in. I only had to clean up a tiny bit of hardened glue in the inlet area and the lock dropped right back to the barrel. I still have a little more wood to remove around the panel and once that's done I don't think anything will show.
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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 20, 2018, 01:54:04 PM »


Ramrod entry and all the ramrod pipes are in.
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Crafting / Re: My unconventional tomahawks
« Last post by Soonerlonbow on April 20, 2018, 12:11:33 PM »
Do you weld up the hole for the Allen screw?
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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Eric Krewson on April 19, 2018, 09:54:04 AM »
Your lock molding fix is invisible, how much of the lock panel did you cover? I need to know this stuff because I have a huge miscut lock inlet on a  precarve to deal with. If I can get the pan on a flat I am OK, even though I am moving the barrel back and down I may not make it and will have to patch.

I have made 4 guns so far and had to straighten out a bunch of stuff that went wrong, this screwed up lock inlet is going to be the most challenging.  Whoever cut it out need a good thumping. I would trash the stock but it is a spectacular piece of wood so I will have to figure out a fix.
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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 19, 2018, 09:42:01 AM »


Working on the side plate area now and going to make my own side plate for the lock bolt next.
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Gunsmithing, Gunmaking & Firearm Assemblies / Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Last post by Mike Yancey on April 19, 2018, 09:40:16 AM »


Fixed my lock inlet mistake with an overlay in the raised area of the lock mortis.
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Firearms / Re: Pedi '74 Sharps Silhouette
« Last post by Jimbows on April 17, 2018, 08:24:02 AM »
Thats some very interesting stuff Rob, thank you for all the info.
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Firearms / Re: Pedi '74 Sharps Silhouette
« Last post by vtmtnman on April 16, 2018, 11:51:34 PM »
Thanks for all of the info Rob  :camp:
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