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2 edition of Underhammer guns. found in the catalog.

Underhammer guns.

Herschel C. Logan

Underhammer guns.

by Herschel C. Logan

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Published by Stackpole Co. in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Firearms -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Hugh Smiley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS535 .L62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249 p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5795949M
    LC Control Number60007973
    OCLC/WorldCa1581790

    This color guide covers pistols and longarms made between , primarily Underhammer Firearms, including Ruggles & similar guns by other makers. Publishers Description Finally, a detailed study of the very earliest American percussion firearms - military or Rating: % positive. The Pictorial History of the Underhammer Gun (Herschel C. Logan, ), Hunting with the Twenty-two (Charles S. Landis, ), English Sporting Guns and Accessories (Macdonald Hastings, ), The Peacemaker and Its Rivals: An Account of the Single Action Colt (John E. Parsons, ), The Secrets of Double Action Shooting (Bob Nichols, ), Pistol and Revolver Shooting (Walter F. Roper, ).

    The underhammer rifles of the 's were, in a sense, the in-line rifles of the time. The nipple threaded directly into the bottom of the barrel - and when the bottom-mounted hammer swung up to hit the cap, the fire produced had a straight shot into the powder charge. Copyright Navy Arms, LLC 54 Dupont Rd, Martinsburg, WV [email protected] Old Western Scrounger Gibbs Rifle Company Gibbs Rifle Company.

    Contact Us. Numrich Gun Parts Corporation Williams Ln. Kingston, NY Phone:   Any plans or ideas where to look would be appreciated. I just contacted the local library to interlibrary loan the books Black Powder Hobby Gunsmithing by Sam Fadala and Dale Story hopeing some info on the underhammer would be in there plus the book A Pictorial on Underhammer Guns hopeing some lock drawings would be in there also.


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Underhammer guns by Herschel C. Logan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Underhammer Guns is a book inn which we the publishers have taken much pride, for we predict, without doubt, that it is a volume which will become a standard reference work on this class of arms for many years to come.5/5(6).

Reviewed in the United States on Novem This book is an excellent source for Identifying your underhammer guns. It also makes a good display work for a gun or trophy room.5/5(6).

This book is an excellent source for Identifying your underhammer guns. It also makes a good display work for a gun or trophy room.5/5(6). This book is a review of the underhammer guns produced under the Ruggles patent from thru It has some excellent history and documents pertaining to these manufacturers during that time period.

The marvelous color pictures are greatly appreciated.5/5(4). The Pictorial History of the Underhammer Gun by Logan, Herschel C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Underhammer Guns by Herschel Logan, First Edition - AbeBooks.

Presumed 1st ed, Ppfrontis, photos, illus, addenda, index. Prior to this book, little information was available on the unusual underhammer firearms that have become highly prized and collected. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 5.

Underhammer Guns by Herschell C Logan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This color guide covers pistols and longarms made betweenprimarily Underhammer Firearms, including Ruggles & similar guns by other makers. The Underhammer Rifle - a book for builders.

So many of us muzzleloaders are certainly DIYers and we tend to make a lot of our own shooting gear such as buckskins, knives, powder horns, hawks, tents, tepees, and many of us are casting our own bullets, too.

I have a gun on order but would like to build a simple ML now. I found a underhammer at Pecatonica River Long Rifle Supply. I was thinking a simple 32cal with a 32" bbl.

You could say that the bore and length is square. Just looking for advice here. I would like to build some of the simple parts myself. The 1in 48 is standard for round ball. The Underhammer Society is a non-profit association of friends. Our intention is to provide a forum for the exchange of information leading to a greater understanding of and appreciation for the underhammer firearms system.

We encourage your submissions of thoughtful comments, photos and experiences pertaining to muzzleloading underhammer firearms. Be sure to check our earlier posts which are. Includes pages of colored images of original underhammer firearms from makers such as Ruggles, Gibbs-Tiffany, H.J Hale, Andrus & Osborn, Hale & Tuller.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Logan, Herschel C., Underhammer guns. Harrisburg, Pa., Stackpole Co. [] (OCoLC) Underhammer nipple, 1/ thread, 5/16" long, for #11 CCI cap, stainless steel Cone length: " Thread journal length: " Overall length: " Diameter of base: ".

Old, because the origin of these guns, with the hammer under the barrel dates back into the flintlock period. New, because little has ever appeared in print on these fascinating and unusual firearms. This book includes specimens of both American and foreign origin to give an intelligent and definitive background on the : Herschel C.

Logan. BO THE UNDERHAMMER RIFLE Techniques and illustrations for the construction of Underhammer locks written by Jeff Baron. The author has included six styles of underhammer actions with detailed text and full page diagrams.

Included are the Cooper, Wood, Cook, Hilliard, Carleton, and Chase. New underhammer action, awesome!!. This topic has 9 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 1 year, 11 months ago by.

kens. Viewing 9 reply threads I wanted it really bad. I did all the searches on it to look at the finished rifles. There is one or two out there that look amazing. Only thang I didint like was the fornend carved out around.

Thanks to the work of Jeff Baron, we now have a better sense of underhammer lock design. Jeff put together 30 pages of drawings and construction tips in his book, The Underhammer Rifle, techniques and illustrations for the construction of Underhammer Locks.

As a teaser, the sample page below depicts the quality and extent of detail in his drawings. Pecatonica River Long Rifle Supply, Superb Crafstmanship.

Box Rockford, IL US Phone () Fax ()   I would recommend a small book called "The Undergammer Rifle" by Jeff Baron.

It has many different styles that are simple to build from scratch. It also covers some of the basic problems encountered with building one.

Established inthis company produced a variety of spur trigger revolvers in, orcaliber. Often marked with trade names such as: Acme, Blue Jacket, Captain Jack, Chichester, Defender, Dictator, Hopkins & Allen, Imperial Arms Co., Monarch, Mountain Eagle, Ranger, Tower's Police Safety, Universal and XL.&break;&break;Some of these revolvers are hinged-frame double-action.The Underhammer Society is a non-profit association of friends.

Our intention is to provide a forum for the exchange of information leading to a greater understanding of and appreciation for the underhammer firearms system.

We encourage your submissions of thoughtful comments, photos and experiences pertaining to muzzleloading underhammer firearms.This Book provides a How-To Guide for the novice gun builder as-well-as the experienced gunsmith in the construction of six of the more prominent types of Underhammer Muzzleloader Locks; Carleton, Chase, Cook, Cooper, Hilliard, and Wood.

Both general and specific lock construction techniques designed primarily to use common workshop tools are.