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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 07-04-2019, 12:12 PM Thread Starter
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Here's a few photos of a recently completed project. The wheels are 20" diameter. Video coming next week. Happy 4th! Dom








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Wowee, that's beautiful, Dom! Somebody is gonna have fun with that.

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Wowee, that's beautiful, Dom! Somebody is gonna have fun with that.
Bet it's gonna be Dom first! What is the bore on that monster?

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Nice, and yes more details ( bore, barrel length, breech configuration).

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WOW!!! Looks great Dom!

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Thanks for the compliments! The length of the barrel is 38", bore is golf ball size and it's a muzzleloader with a faux eccentric screw breech. It uses #11 percussion caps to fire it. Spring recoil and functional abatage [wheel cradle / brake assy.].
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Another masterpiece, and the wood wheels are especially impressive, I can't recall seeing one of your .75s with wood wheels before, but maybe I just missed it. Happy 4th!
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I hold our sponsors to a higher standard to be awarded a Kewpie Doll, this gun is what a higher standard looks like.

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Dom, you really knocked it out of the park with this one. That is really impressive work! A well earned Kewpie indeed.

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I like it!

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