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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Mark E, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. Mark E

    Mark E AH Member

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    Greetings from Middle America! I have joined on the recomendation of a frend... I am a gun builder (OLD guns-ie. muzzleloaders). I currently have a project on my drawing board, barrels in my basement, and a heap chunk of walnut residing in the bedroom...For a Manton double (flint) shotgun, cape gun, and potential double rifle.

    I am here primarily for research...and may be able to contribute in some fashion-the group is considerably deeper than I expected.

    Regards,

    Mark Eskra
     
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    Howzit! Welcome Mark.
     
  3. Mark E

    Mark E AH Member

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    Greetings! Seems to be a happening site... I feel a bit out of place, but checking things out.
     
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    Welcome to AH Mark

    May you add to the forum...
     
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    Mark, whereabouts are you from in mid-america??? 1st off, welcome to the site. Secondly, Always want a gunsmith's input. Third, can't wait to here your hunting report from Africa, not been? You will be.
     
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    Welcome Mark, hope you enjoy the site!

    My best always.
     
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    wellcome to AH:rockon:
     
  10. Mark E

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    Hillsboro, Illinois. Maybe I should call myself a gun"kink". I have build a couple, and am working on a couple...I still have all of my fingers! (well, 9.5-kidding!). I have and do dream of it...One day. Or one week...Or one month...
     
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    Mark, glad to have you here and you will add to the depth yourself.
    You have built more guns than me. Look forward to your input.
     
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    Welcome to the forum, Mark !
     
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    Mark, welcome to AH! Always good to have a new gun nut!
     
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    Welcome to AH Mark! Feel free to post some pics of the guns you've made always loved the smell of smoke from a smoke pole.
     
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  18. Mark E

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    Ah HA! Finally a place I am understood....Background on the building affliciton-see, I really like eating wild game. Since the most entertaining and satisfying way to get to that point, I must hunt. In order to hunt, I must well, have a gun (though I have used my Jeep(successfully) in taking deer before, with no damage to the Jeep)...You get the picture. My family is starting to move into the bow hunting arena as well...so I have this whopper split of osage orange I am going to start whittling on...
     
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    Welcome to the forum and I am sure you can tell us more about building rifles.
     
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    Dear Mark E

    Welcome to this Forum. Enjoy participating and sharing your experience and views.

    Namibian greetings from Africa.
     

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