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Author Topic: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style  (Read 2127 times)

Offline Soonerlonbow

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #45 on: May 05, 2018, 07:07:05 PM »
Color me jealous! That’s a beauty already, I can only imagine how she’s going to look when you’re done.

Online doc nock

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #46 on: May 05, 2018, 09:20:00 PM »
Al,

I'll go out on a limb and say the talent evidenced in this build is the real beauty, course, when one ain't got it, it's ez to recognize it in others! :)

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #47 on: May 06, 2018, 06:58:40 PM »
Al,

I'll go out on a limb and say the talent evidenced in this build is the real beauty, course, when one ain't got it, it's ez to recognize it in others! :)

Exactly. I dang certainly don’t have it!

Online Mike Yancey

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #48 on: May 07, 2018, 10:20:55 PM »


Trigger guard is in.



The lugs on this didn't fall where they needed to be for this to work for me. So I cut them all off and made one where I needed it to be by drilling a hole in the guard and shaping one of the cut off lugs in a wedge then hammered it in and soldered it.
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Online Mike Yancey

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #49 on: May 12, 2018, 11:55:44 AM »


Got the washer for the lock bolt in.

Online doc nock

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #50 on: May 12, 2018, 01:04:49 PM »
Yer coming down the home stretch...

That's refined looking inletting

Online Mike Yancey

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #51 on: May 12, 2018, 04:17:07 PM »




Made the toe plate today out of an old hand saw blade. Still have a little file work to do on one side and countersink a screw a little deeper, but its done!
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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #52 on: May 13, 2018, 09:25:48 AM »


Got the stock stained and the first coat of wood sealer. Going to take a break for a few weeks. I have a bear hunt and bow class in Maine to get ready for and a ton of bow stave orders to ship this week.

Ill post the finished gun in a few weeks.

Online doc nock

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #53 on: May 13, 2018, 02:07:05 PM »
They say confession is good for the soul...so I confess I wasn't sure about the "toe piece" so googled it and learned a good bit..

Wished I could have viewed a profile to see how you dovetailed it into the butt cap...

Alas, that wood looks great!

You going to leave it in the white?

Good luck on the bear hunt and filling your orders!

Offline goingoldskool

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #54 on: May 13, 2018, 02:53:24 PM »
I look forward to seeing the finished product. ... thanks for taking us along on your build. 

Good luck on your bear adventure!

God bless,
Rodd

Online Mike Yancey

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #55 on: May 31, 2018, 10:35:33 PM »


Got it done! Far from perfect but for the first one totally from scratch, Im proud of it.



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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #56 on: May 31, 2018, 10:36:27 PM »


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Online doc nock

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #57 on: June 01, 2018, 08:53:37 AM »
OK...so you say it's NOT PERFECT...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

They say (whomever THEY are?) that you should NEVER rent a place prior to buying it or you'll find endless things wrong to queer the deal of ever buying it...

I wonder if that might apply to building something as labor intensive as this weapon?

I would THINK you SHOULD be most proud of that work!  Having watched all you did and realizing the tools and talent to use them employed, if there are flaws, then it must have been made by a human because there is no perfect in us!

Congrats!  I love it and wish you many fun trips afield!

How was the Bear hunt?

Online Mike Yancey

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #58 on: June 01, 2018, 10:43:25 AM »
Bear hunt was good, movement was slow one guy killed a 409 lb bear and another an above average bear. We built some great bows!

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Re: 36 Caliber Tennessee Style
« Reply #59 on: June 01, 2018, 05:01:24 PM »