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    amazing craftsman rifle maker

    maybe this has been on here before. Friend who is an industrial designer inventor machinest woodworker and and and sent it.

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    Gusler had no instructor and is credited with being the first modern to figure the whole thing out.

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    Mar 2010
    Somewhere in the Land of Lincoln
    Pretty interesting. One has to wonder how much trial and error went into developing those ideas. Things we take for granted today were all very challenging processes back in the 17 and 18 hundreds.

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    Dec 2019
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Thanks Warren! That was fascinating; an amazing craftsman.

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    May 2007
    Fort Smith, Arkansas
    Possibly the most fascinating video ever depicting the skill, training and time it took to become an accomplished craftsman. I can’t even imagine. 300 hours!
    My three favorite things are the Oxford comma, irony and missed opportunities

    The problem with humanity is: we have paleolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and God-like technology. Edward O. Wilson

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    Before Gusler figured it all out there were guys making locks….but not the barrels.

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    Jun 2013
    Neither here nor there
    Blog Entries
    That was fascinating from start to finish. The making of the barrel amazed me. The info on heating the finish is something for us all to take note of. Thanks for sharing.

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