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Taken me a lifetime to finally pull the trigger on a proper "fowler"

Discussion in 'Long Guns' started by Djcala, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. Djcala

    Djcala .30-06 Supporter

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    Just a tease picture, Il be picking up at a gathering weekend of the 26th. Then IL dump the full data anf some first shot thoughts . Kinda excited
    Ps rumor from mr crapgame is the wood is kinda nice:laugh: IMG_20190727_134133140.jpg ce226cd9f3bab13b6cd8fd709b3f0a57.jpg FB_IMG_1564668336344.jpg
  2. dieselmudder

    dieselmudder .30-06 Elite Member "Philanthropist"

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    Oh snap, throwing it way back with the flintlock. Gonna have to lead a loooong way for any wing shooting.

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  3. Djcala

    Djcala .30-06 Supporter

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    I'm getting #6 shot , and some buck n ball really lookin forward to testing it out, I believe the fowlers/smoothies to have surely been the most prevelant grocery getters in Appalachia as well as on the frontier. I want to explore the capabilities and limitations need some challenge in my life. And its about time for a bucket list gun I decided I deserve it.
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  4. dieselmudder

    dieselmudder .30-06 Elite Member "Philanthropist"

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    Better start with squirrels, an move up to bunnies. All joking aside, no doubt you will be able to collect some game with it. Looking forward to seeing how it goes for ya. Im still keeping an eye out for a single shot 12, to graduate up....or down to.

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  5. Djcala

    Djcala .30-06 Supporter

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    I was I local pawn shop last week had a rack of HR and New Englands 90 to 105 each had about 8 I think.
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  6. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Moderator

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    If you come across an H&R in 300 Blackout, let me know. I'm still looking for one.

    OK, with all that said, that looks like a SWEET flintlock. The wood looks like a tiger. G-r-o-w-lllll
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  7. Djcala

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    I still happen across the 300blk HR every few months, but so far they understand what they have......one day a less informed will pop up :idk:
    The stock is a highly figured maple vermont or Maine I dont remember, this has been process of several months finally come to close inncouple weeks :sniper:
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  8. meanstreak

    meanstreak .30-06 Supporter

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    That's a beauty DJ.
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  9. nitesite

    nitesite Sheepdog Moderator "Philanthropist"

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    Simply gorgeous. Wow. Beautiful.
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  10. CaddmannQ

    CaddmannQ 12g Supporter

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    Porch, rocking chair, corn liquor and that gun.
    :gimme5:
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  11. meanstreak

    meanstreak .30-06 Supporter

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    Oh the picture. Don't forget the coon hound curled up next to the rocker.
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  12. Djcala

    Djcala .30-06 Supporter

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    I thought I heard request for some bluegrass:cheers:
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