This is a very nicely done Virginia Mountain style rifle.
It is a Jack Gardner kit that was assembled and finished by Ken
The wood is a really nice piece of curly maple. The barrel is
by Rice and is 38" long with a swamped profile in .54 caliber. The lock is an
Chamber's early Virginia style. It sparks extremely well and there is a touch hole liner. The iron parts have all been aged
and the wood has a nice aged effect as well. It is set up for a German style
sling with a swivel at the front and a button in the lower buttstock.
The wood to metal fit is very tight.
The rifle holds well and balances nicely in the forward hand. It is lightly
Weight is 7 lbs. 9 ozs. Pull is 13½"