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Author Topic: 62 cal smooth bore  (Read 433 times)

Offline Mike Yancey

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62 cal smooth bore
« on: February 23, 2019, 03:11:58 PM »


Been helping a friend build his first gun and were coming along good. We started with a cherry plank and have it profiled out the barrel inlet and pinned. The ramrod in made and the hole drilled. We were able today to inlet the side plate and tap the trigger plate for the tang bolt. While he inlet the side plate I cleaned up the butt plate and the trigger guard. Next time we will inlet the butt plate and shape the stock some more.




Filed some detail into the trigger guard.

« Last Edit: February 23, 2019, 03:21:36 PM by Mike Yancey »

Online doc nock

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2019, 04:34:19 PM »
My, oh, my...

Seeing the quality of work you do on these guns, I'm sorta sorry I didn't look harder when I contemplated moving to AR...Course, that doesn't mean a) I'd have lived near you or b) that you'd consider sharing your high caliber talent with li'l ole me!

Fine, fine work there and one lucky Sob to have you for a friend!

Online goingoldskool

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2019, 07:52:19 PM »
I'm with Doc on this!!!!!!  This will be fun to watch....

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2019, 09:15:02 PM »


Got the butt plate on tonight.  Fits good!

« Last Edit: March 01, 2019, 08:21:31 PM by Mike Yancey »

Offline Huntschool

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2019, 07:26:03 PM »
Lookin good Mike.  Whose barrel did ya use, and what lock is that ?
« Last Edit: March 01, 2019, 07:26:53 PM by Huntschool »

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2019, 08:24:05 PM »
Lookin good Mike.  Whose barrel did ya use, and what lock is that ?

Thank you, Its a Colerain barrel and a deluxe Siler Chambers lock. Im getting ready to build one like this for myself that Im going to use the Chambers Golden Age lock on it. It will be the same barrel on a cherry stock that I cut the tree myself from.

Offline Yewbender

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2019, 10:34:39 PM »
Oh ya....smoothie build along! Looking forward to the progress and finished flinter!

I had a .62 Fowler built and their is something special about shooting them smoothie’s. Don’t get me wrong, i enjoy my rifles but love shooting the smoothie!

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2019, 08:59:21 PM »


Got the trigger guard inlet and ready to pin. Also did some stock shaping.





« Last Edit: March 07, 2019, 09:02:49 PM by Mike Yancey »

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2019, 09:06:51 PM »
That's really coming together quite nicely!   Keep the updates coming!!!!

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2019, 12:39:48 PM »
My, Oh, My...  :thumbs:

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2019, 06:31:10 PM »
Got a lot of shaping done on the stock today.









« Last Edit: March 09, 2019, 06:34:31 PM by Mike Yancey »

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2019, 07:50:08 PM »
Wow, Mike...you boys are making dust!!! :) 

I"m lovin the pics and the workbench too... I made that much dirt in the basement it'd be all thru the house!

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2019, 08:01:51 PM »
 


Scraped the front of the stock down a bunch tonight.
« Last Edit: March 21, 2019, 09:43:01 PM by Mike Yancey »

Offline Mike Yancey

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #13 on: May 09, 2019, 08:18:29 PM »




Back at it again on this gun. Got the front sight soldered on and the rear dovetailed in. Also thinned the butt and front a bit.
« Last Edit: May 09, 2019, 08:20:27 PM by Mike Yancey »

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Re: 62 cal smooth bore
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2019, 08:24:52 AM »
Mike,

This is your buddy's gun?  Coming along nicely...