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Servia resident buildscustom flintlock rifles

Kenneth Moore finished his first flintlock in 1984

By Shirley Shuman

It would definitely be accurate to say that Kenneth Moore has never built two flintlock rifles that were exactly alike. Moore builds flintlock rifles according to the customer’s requests and needs. He built his first one in 1984; that one was for himself.

Moore’s first experience in building rifles actually came in 1978-79 when he built percussion rifles from kits. The percussion rifle, Moore explained, “was the predecessor of the flintlock, but it went out . . .

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