This is the only place to get an English style trade gun kit.
These kits are made one at a time. All of
the brass parts are cut and filed by hand for the English kits. The barrels come with the breech plug
installed and have the correct period
stamps consisting of 'LONDON' on the top flat and the View and Proof stamps on
the breech. The stocks are shaped from just forward of the lock back to the
butt. They are inlet for the barrel, lock, sideplate, buttplate and trigger.
Pull is about 13½".
These kits can be finished with minimal
work compared to many other kits. They can be stained and a
finish applied or painted and decorated as many of the
Examine your kit carefully before you start
any work on it.
Kits are non-returnable once you have
Please note that the brass parts
are not engraved on the kits.
Available in 20
or 24 gauge smoothbore.
up to 47".
NO other bore sizes,
pull lengths or left hand versions are available at this
time so please don't ask.
For paint and finishing supplies
custom Rice barrels being made for me now. They are
profiled on the Bumford trade gun in the Colonial Williamsburg
These are 47" long with a 1" breech oct-round
tapered and I can cut and re-crown to shorter lengths if desired. They are in 20
24 (.58) gauge. These are the only barrels I will be using now as they
are more period correct than the Colerain ones I was using.
The Long Awaited
Type G Trade Gun Sights are
now back in stock!
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