Frontier Muzzleloading
Welcome to Frontier Muzzleloading!

Please take the time to either Register or Log In to your user name and join us!


MUZZLELOADING FORUM
 
HomeGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in




Ads


Share | 
 

 After working on the Mountain Rifle

Go down 
AuthorMessage
FrontierGander
Forum
Forum
avatar

Male Number of posts : 15450
Age : 34
Location : Boncarbo,Colorado
Registration date : 2008-05-19

PostSubject: After working on the Mountain Rifle   April 27th 2018, 10:25 am

I ordered my own Mountain Rifle flintlock kit headslap headslap

Maple stripe the hell out of the stock, french blue/gray the barrel. polish the hell out of the trigger and lock works, bed the tang and trigger, completely bed the entire barrel channel. And replace that nasty factory rear sight.
Back to top Go down
View user profile https://www.frontiermuzzleloading.com
Hylander



Male Number of posts : 153
Age : 56
Location : CALIFORNIA
Registration date : 2017-11-07

PostSubject: Re: After working on the Mountain Rifle   April 27th 2018, 11:27 am

Sounds like a good plan.
What rear for replacement?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
FrontierGander
Forum
Forum
avatar

Male Number of posts : 15450
Age : 34
Location : Boncarbo,Colorado
Registration date : 2008-05-19

PostSubject: Re: After working on the Mountain Rifle   April 27th 2018, 11:49 am

Most likely going to use a cva bobcat rear sight. Its a semi buckhorn and I will use a jewelers file and open it up. I put one on my last 2 mountain rifles and it was just a huge improvement.
Back to top Go down
View user profile https://www.frontiermuzzleloading.com
burlesontom



Male Number of posts : 106
Age : 61
Location : Burleson, Texas
Registration date : 2018-04-10

PostSubject: Re: After working on the Mountain Rifle   April 27th 2018, 12:21 pm

How do you plan to maple stripe that hardwood stock? I for one really like traditions rifles and the few I have owned and still own are good rifles. Most don't know it but they have some of the smoothest, best rifled BP barrels I have seen for production guns. 

Good luck with your build. I like the adjustable rear sights that come on the Lyman GP rifles. I think they cost arouns $25. I saw them for sale somewhere not long ago but dern if I can remember where.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Hanshi

avatar

Male Number of posts : 253
Age : 72
Location : Va
Registration date : 2015-01-21

PostSubject: Re: After working on the Mountain Rifle   April 27th 2018, 4:37 pm

I second the statement about the quality of Traditions barrels.  I've owned a few, killed deer & small game with them and they are good guns.   
2c
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://www.martialartsusa.com
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: After working on the Mountain Rifle   

Back to top Go down
 
After working on the Mountain Rifle
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Frontier Muzzleloading :: Muzzleloading Topic :: Traditional Muzzleloading-
Jump to: