North Carolina Longrifle,
.40 caliber, 42" Colerain barrel,
flintlock, maple with scraped finished, forged iron trim,
rotating wood patchbox, by T. Kramer
Part Number: AAR-641
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Price: $1,999.00
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This North Carolina .40 caliber longrifle is trimmed in hand forged iron furniture and stocked in maple. The rifle is fitted with a Barker ~ Whately style English trade flintlock. Many antique Carolina rifles are assembled with imported English locks. Not a low cost poor boy style rifle, this is a full dressed best quality Southern rifle. Neatly hand made by contemporary builder T. Kramer. Trigger reach is 13-1/4", to fit today's average size shooter. Weight is a modest 8.7 pounds. The rifle balances nicely in your hands, just ahead of the rear sight. This rifle is as-new having been test fired by the maker.

The .40 caliber Colerain barrel is 13/16" octagon by 42" overall length. Colerain rifle barrels are drilled from solid steel, cut rifled with six “round bottom" grooves with a 1 in 56" twist. Called “radius groove rifling", Colerain eliminates the sharp inside corner that accumulates fouling. Radius groove rifling cutters are a bit more expensive to make, but Colerain's customers agree that the accuracy, easy loading, and easy cleaning are worth the cost. The rear sight is a flat top dovetailed 10-3/4" from the breech. Shooters with "older" eyes or corrective lenses will find this extra distance from the breech easier to use. The brass blade front sight is dovetailed 2" behind the muzzle.

Shaped from a blank this curly maple stock is stained to a warm brown with a golden undertone. The stock has been hand scraped smooth and finished with a rubbed oil finish. Maple is a very correct choice for stock wood, often found on antique Southern rifles. The stock is fitted with a gently curved hand forged steel buttplate, and classic hand forged Southern style triggerguard. The buttstock is fitted with a rotating wood patchbox in the style of the Deep River school. The tapered door pivots on the screw at the center of the tear drop inlay. Compress the latch toward the door and rotate the door down toward the toe to reveal two deep cavities for storing flints, jags, or other shooting accessories.

The bottom view reveals the short steel toeplate secured with two screws. The toe of the rifle is fitted with an inlaid Christian fish symbol. The hand forged triggerguard is neatly shaped and joined together with brazed joints. The 3/8" diameter tapered ramrod is mounted through three ramrod pipes, the ramrod entry pipe does not have a skirt in Appalachian fashion. The ramrod tip is threaded 10-32 to accept loading and cleaning accessories. Notice how the slender lock panels top edge is a continuation of the line created by the side and off flat of the barrel. This ideal architecture gives the rifle a slender graceful appearance. The buttstock is shaped with a square cheek piece for the shooter to comfortably align the sights.

Ignition is provided by this well tuned Barker ~ Whatley flintlock. This lock has English Trade lock styling from the 1770 to 1790 period with a rounded pan and tapered tail with a very small teet. The exterior of the lock has a heat blue to give it a color case hardened appearance. We recommend our 7/8" knapped English flints for best performance in this lock.

The single trigger is correctly positioned, and releases smoothly. Fast ignition is assured by the vent liner, positioned well above the bottom of the pan, centered on the heat of the 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.

This Carolina longrifle is very neatly assembles with well fitted parts by a skilled contemporary builder. The bore is bright in as-new condition. Order it for a ten day visual inspection. You will be delighted. Else if it does not fit you, return it in unfired condition for same-day refund. Postage is your only risk, when you order any one-of-a-kind gun from Track, whether new, used, or antique.

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