Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Longrifle
.50 caliber, 38" Rice swamped barrel,
maple stock, brass trim, Chambers deluxe Siler flintlock
Part Number: AAR-650
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This classic American flint longrifle captures the style of the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania gun makers. Stocked in maple, trimmed in iron furniture, with a Rice swamped barrel, and Jim Chambers' deluxe large Siler flintlock. The lock, triggerguard, and sideplate have all been accented with well executed engraving. Trigger reach is 13-3/4" to fit todays average size shooter. Weight is a modest 7.2 pounds.

The 38" swamped octagon Rice Barrel Company gives this longrifle a modest weight, making it easy to handle. The .50 caliber bore is cut rifled with seven lands and grooves. The round bottom grooves are cut .016" deep, with a 1 turn in 66" for a tightly patched round ball. Rice Muzzle Loading Rifle Barrels are set between centers and milled octagonal, insuring a centered bore, concentric with the exterior, with no "run-out". Each barrel is stress relieved in an atmosphere controlled electric furnace, to eliminate work hardening or barrel warp, and to dampen harmonic vibrations or barrel whip.

After the rifling has been cut, each bore is "ball burnished". A carbide bore-sizing die is pulled through the barrel, to insure bore dimension uniformity, eliminating any tight or loose spots inside the barrel. This critical procedure leaves the top of the lands smooth and polished, equaling the traditional lead lapping procedure. Rice barrels are Match grade quality, with bench rest capability. Rice barrels do not require lapping or extensive shooting to break-in.

This flint fullstock longrifle is trimmed in iron, which has been burnished bright. The mid 18th century styled buttplate is wide, flat, and comfortable to aim. It engages your shoulder to minimize the felt recoil of this .50 caliber rifle. The buttstock is fitted with a Germanic style sliding wood patchbox. Compress the spring toward the lid and slide it toward the buttplate to reveal a deep cut cavity for flints, patches, or other shooting accessories. The maple stock is finished to a high gloss. This high gloss finish does accent some sanding marks that were not completely removed as well as some fuzziness around the lock panel beaver tails, raised molding, and raised carving on the cheekpiece. Inletting has a few small gaps along the buttplate, the right hand side of the flared tang, and a small chip-out on the star inlay on the forearm and front of the triggerguard.

Our bottom view of the rifle shows off the steel toeplate and triggerguard. In addition to its decorative factor the toeplate adds a level of protection to the wood, the toe commonly comes into contact with the ground when loading and cleaning and the toeplate helps protect it at these times. The steel triggerguard is pinned to the stock in traditional fashion. The forend is fitted with steel muzzlecap. The ramrod pipes have ringed ends with paneled body. The 3/8" diameter ramrod is fitted with a steel tip with 8-32 threads to mount loading and cleaning accessories. The side panel is fitted with a square tail sideplate. The square cheek has accent lines along the face.

Ignition is provided by Jim Chambers' deluxe Siler flint lock, tuned for best performance. The beefy mainspring provides lots of energy, and this fast lock will throw sparks on the carpet. Finished bright the lock has been neatly hand engraved. Fitted with a wide single trigger. Correct geometry gives this rifle a very smooth trigger release. Fast ignition is assured by the stainless vent liner, positioned well above the bottom of the pan, centered on the heat of the flash. A vent liner brings the main powder charge very close to the center of your priming flash. If your flint longrifle suffers from that infamous slow whoosh-bang ignition delay, study the work of today's best gun makers, and position your vent well centered on the pan, high above the bottom, to serve as a window on the center of the flash.

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