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DeweyVicknair
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New Rising Bite Project
      #316253 - 10/05/18 07:53 AM

This one isn't a rifle but a 28 bore shotgun. The plan is a rising bite, sidelock, bar-in-wood with a straight grip, splinter forend and percussion-era grip safety and wedge forend retainer.

The barrels, raw tube is on the left and rough filed tube is on the right.










Lump and rib extension blanked




Clamped for silver brazing




The frame, so far













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Edited by CptCurl (10/05/18 07:47 PM)


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tinker
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: DeweyVicknair]
      #316254 - 10/05/18 08:40 AM

It's good to see this.
Thanks for posting the start of this project!



Cheers
Tinker

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Waidmannsheil
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: tinker]
      #316260 - 10/05/18 05:39 PM

Very nice work, great seeing the progress. Looks like another nice project, well done.

Waidmannsheil.

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CptCurlAdministrator
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: Waidmannsheil]
      #316261 - 10/05/18 07:50 PM

Oh my goodness! Here we go again. We as mere mortals will have the opportunity to see how magic is actually performed by someone of unworldly skill.

Thank you Dewey for starting this thread. We will be watching.

Five stars from the beginning for sure!

Curl

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Rockdoc
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: CptCurl]
      #316301 - 12/05/18 09:26 AM

Wow!

Makes me feel totally inadequate... lovely

Just needs traditional wire wrap rather than hose clamps for the purists !

Look forward to following this build.


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twobobbwana
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: Rockdoc]
      #316354 - 14/05/18 10:29 AM

Dewey,

I marvel at your projects and it reminds me to be braver in the projects that I do........... and to get to my shed more often.

If you'd document these builds I'd buy your book...........signed of course.

Keep up the good work. It's inspirational.


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500Boswell
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: twobobbwana]
      #316364 - 14/05/18 03:36 PM

You should stick to double rifles so we can drool all the more ...............................

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Matabele
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: 500Boswell]
      #316665 - 22/05/18 05:58 AM

I'm getting settled in for this build...fantastic!

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Rifle57
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: DeweyVicknair]
      #316786 - 25/05/18 01:12 PM

Great project so far and very nice machine work. Keep up with the progress!

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DeweyVicknair
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: Rifle57]
      #316798 - 25/05/18 03:41 PM

The barrels are brazed and jointed to the frame and the knuckle radius is cut. Everything you've ever heard about the rising bite action being the most challenging to build and fit is absolutely true. As far as the hose clamps not being traditional, I agree but they provide a hell of a lot more clamping force than wrapped black iron wire at the temperature at which the breeches are brazed. The blocks on the sides of the barrels are temporarily soft-soldered in place and machined parallel to the lumps and barrel flats. They are to facilitate clamping in the milling machine and bench vise.











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MotelAlpha
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: DeweyVicknair]
      #316807 - 26/05/18 12:07 AM

Disgusting...I hate people with both skill and talent!

Dewey, You the man. I wish Bob (Birdhunter50) hadn't died on us. He built me a wonderful 577NE, and it turned out very well.....affordable to boot.

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twobobbwana
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: MotelAlpha]
      #316877 - 28/05/18 10:37 AM

Dewey,

Great progress. I like watching your work.

It's coming together nicely.

Please keep us in the loop.


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Daryl_S
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Re: New Rising Bite Project [Re: twobobbwana]
      #316881 - 28/05/18 12:49 PM

Amazing and it is indeed, wonderful to see the progress.
Good photography sure helps. Thanks Dewey.

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