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Reply #15 on: November 01, 2018, 06:38:29 pm
K&E Deci-Lon slide rule here.
Served me well in College.  8)

Speaking of flintlocks, I have more than a few of those that I built too.  ;D
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Reply #16 on: November 01, 2018, 07:32:24 pm
I also have a K&E composite slide rule, complete with leather holster and a thick, blue, hardbound instruction book. I think it sold for around $100 in 1962, when I bought it from my college bookstore. That was real money back then.  ;)

Well, that slide rule could still have some utility in an elaborate and profoundly disturbing "Got your nose!" scenario with the grandkids, great-grandkids, other passengers on the bus...at least until they took you into custody.
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Reply #17 on: November 01, 2018, 07:41:28 pm
K&E Deci-Lon slide rule here.
Served me well in College.  8)

Speaking of flintlocks, I have more than a few of those that I built too.  ;D

Wow! Those are just "loverly"...Really like those long rifles, doncha? Are those built from kits?
So badass my Enfield's actually illegal  in India.


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Reply #18 on: November 04, 2018, 06:12:27 pm
Well, they are called "kits" but they come as a box of raw castings, a unbreeched barrel without dovetails for sights or underlugs to attach the stock. The only things that actually are close to being finished is the lock and set triggers and even those need work to attach them to the stock and to remove the rough cast finish.  The stock is just a roughly shaped piece of curly maple with the barrel channel cut (but not finished).
Each one of them took over 150 hours of work to finish.
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Reply #19 on: November 04, 2018, 08:10:17 pm
Well, they're beautiful. If I'm ever out your way, a road trip I'm already  kind of mulling over once the last kid's off to college, I'd love to have a looksee.
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Reply #20 on: November 11, 2018, 07:28:15 pm
I saw my first Motus MST today.  Looks nice. Pictures attached.
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Reply #21 on: November 11, 2018, 07:29:50 pm
Here are three more photos of the Motus.
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Reply #22 on: November 11, 2018, 09:44:38 pm
Looks like the CX500 "Twisted Twin" grew up some....
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