This gun is typical of the early trade
period. The earlier style brass parts are copied from original pieces dug up
at datable sites in Georgia and Virginia.
This gun has a thicker wrist than the Type G and has a carved apron around the barrel tang typical of
many early English trade guns.
This stock is a
grade 6 curly maple but the ramrod channel got cut off
center so a strip of the same wood was glued in and the
channel recut. This can be seen in the photos below. The
repair will be hard to discern when finished. This stock
would be excellent as a painted version or stain it very
dark. If you like a light stain, carve an incised line
following the glue line and cut a matching one on the
I generally use
Colerain barrels for these kits but due to the current
shortage of barrels the barrel on this kit is a Rice that I
cut down to 36" and narrowed the breech to fit my pattern.
All parts are
included to build the gun and the sight and barrel
tennon dovetails have been cut.
Pull is 13½".
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