Friday, March 29, 2013

New England Style Rifle by Roy Stroh

A New England style half stock .36 cal rifle. It has a custom tapered 34" .36 cal barrel and L&R Manton lock set into an Apple wood half stock. Which was stained with Aquafortis. The under rib is the typical New England style wood rib made from Apple wood also. It has a butt plate and trigger guard from Reaves Gorhing.  Handmade entry and upper ramrod pipes, patchbox , side plates and horn nose cap. Has silver escutchens and hunters star and an ivory thumb piece. The ramrod has a turned ivory tip installed too. The rifle weighs in at 7 lbs.

Copy and photos from Roy Stroh.

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