Over and under shotguns are the top rung of grace, simplicity and elegance to me in a shotgun. Growing up I remember drooling over these pieces of art at any gun store I could enter. I found this one and decided to rescue it and build a gun for my use to, leave my impact on the 101 legacy and to add to my world as a hunting arm.
My 101 for this project was a Georgia plantation gun that served them well and was treated as such. Many people use these as tools but I still give them their due respect. This one was used, abused and put up wet shall we say. There are dings in the stock and the forearm has a 1/2" section broken out of it from falling off a horse (not me and don't ask). Rust, dings and a rough life is what I bought and I am so happy to add it to my collection.
Here is a picture of another of my 101's but NO this is not what I am going for. Yes I love this gun but I want to build a field gun that I will use for most stuff that really is a "me" gun that I can own. Wish me luck and here we go!
Ok put your big boys pants on and listen up! I am not an engineer, a gunsmith nor do I have any title or letters after my name that give me any legal right to do what I do.
I am a born and breed shade tree mechanic (couch quarterback if you do not know what I said) who is to smart for his own good and to cheap to pay for the correct and trained person to do the job at hand.
In no way should you attempt to duplicate my insane technique. Nor should you compliment me and stroke my ego.
This may fail and I may spend more money than if I had bought a new one but one thing is for sure though; this will be mine and I will cherish it for all I have invested in this.
You have been warned!!!!!
This is my website of what I am. It's nothing fancy just quit simple and concise.
But then again, aren't all the best things in life simple and concise?
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