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Redliner

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Hahahaha, I wasn't aware those are available as kits.
Sounds like a fun project.
 

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Recent changes in Canadian firearms classification means 3 of my firearms are now prohibited, and while I'm allowed to keep them during a 2 year amnesty period, I'm not allowed to take them anywhere.

So what do I do with the scope and bipod from my AR-10, and the 1000+ round of .308 and 7.62x51 I have around?

The sunk cost fallacy says I should buy a new rifle for it:

Stock photo:


What it will look like with my Atlas bipod and Vortex scope:


Ironic I'm spending my tax return to buy more firearms in response to new backdoor firearm laws.
 

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it took me waaaaay to long to realise that's a flint-style gun! :shock:

what a beaty!
i'm surprised you are allowed to hunt with such old hardware
 

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There's a dedicated hunting season for bow and arrow, then there's a muzzleloader season, then you can bring a modern rifle.
 

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it took me waaaaay to long to realise that's a flint-style gun! :shock:

what a beaty!
i'm surprised you are allowed to hunt with such old hardware
It's fired by percussion cap. Flintlock is another monster all together. I don't have any desire to go that direction.
The hardware itself isn't old -- manufactured in 2018, in fact. The basic design, of course, is old, but the components are made of modern materials. Modern steel makes a huge difference in barrel accuracy, durability, and safety.

As Blind said, here in Utah there are separate deer hunting seasons for bow & arrow, muzzleloaders, and general rifle.

I'll try to take some pictures of the process. I've been working on it, getting parts fitted, but nothing really exciting to look at yet.
 
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