Bailey Bradshaw falling block double

Discussion in 'Double Rifles' started by richteb, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. BeeMaa

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    Snap caps will figure that out pretty quick.

    Does the front trigger articulate?
     
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  2. Red Leg

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    Yes. Really don't want to have fired one shot and have a rifle eject both the empty and the unfired round as one reloads for a follow-up.
     
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    Beautiful rifle
     
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    Interesting rifle. Looks like a good shooter. Looks like a sxs Ruger No. 1.
     
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    I thought these models were extractors.
     

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    My understanding is non selective and depending on the force applied they extract or almost eject. Only "eject" when the barrels are tilted up the action opened with speed or force.
     

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    The rifle is beautiful and the initial accuracy test result looks good but I agree with @spike.t about the apparent logic of a falling block double. That being said, we all like different toys and I find it part of the fun on this forum.

    Please give us a hunting report down the track.
     
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  8. jeff

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    Absolutely beautiful wood, outstanding!!
     
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  9. Calle

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    Not everything makes sence and I wanted something different that makes peoples eyebrows go up.
    And this peace of machinery looks good and it works.
    I have enjoyed the process of ordering it and following its making with the gunsmith.
    It took some time but it was worth waiting.
     
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    Your rifle looks terrific and no doubt shoots the same.
     
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    Wow, beautiful rifle. I have always liked sxs, rifles, and falling blocks, it's the best of all worlds!
     
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  12. tarbe

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    Being a No. 1 kind of guy, I think the rifle is brilliant!

    But I also understand that it is clearly not for everyone...but what is?
     
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    Beautiful wood. Nice rifle.
    Bruce
     
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    I have been watching Bailey Bradshaw for some years.

    He is a master of his craft.

    I have thought for some time that I should commission a rifle soon...so I can enjoy it while I still can.

    Then I put a deposit on a hunt...and buy a couple factory rifles...and.....
     
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  15. Calle

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    The making of the rifle is as in many cases a mix of craftsmen.
    Barrels and action comes from Bailey Bradshaw.
    Engraving is made by swedish engraver Stanley Stoltz.
    Woodwork and everything else was made by master gunsmith P-O Stenmark from the small village Hjoggböle in the northern part of Sweden.
     

  16. Calle

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    Thank you
    Report are coming.
     

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  18. tarbe

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    I agree!

    Very ingenious design and has some definite advantages.

    I keep saying one day I will commission this young man to make me a rifle. Better do it before I am too old to enjoy it, as the time lag is for real!
     
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