Thursday, November 3, 2011

Brian Anderson Rifle and Axe

Here are some pictures of a rifle I built for fun some years ago; the lock is Bannerman salvage I picked up at Friendship. Left handed, tower marked, GR under a crown, and ordnance proofed. The barrel is round and .58 caliber rifled (39"). The stock is plain maple and brass mounted. I made the buttplate, sideplate and trigger. I thought what the world needed at the time was a left handed, tower marked, rifled, american colonial musket.









Copy and photos supplied by Brian Anderson.

4 comments:

  1. Very nicely done simple rifle. Looks like it would be a joy to carry and shot. Any chance you would share the caliber and barrel length?

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  2. nice original concept. more historical than contemporary looking. A real refief.

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  3. Duh! Just realized that the details are noted. Need to clean my glasses.

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  4. Great rifle. Enjoyed your humor

    Heinz

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