You are visiting the website of Peter A. Alexander, gunsmith of muzzle-loading rifles, as featured in Muzzleloader magazine. Here you will find resources, information and Peter's thoughts on building beautiful Kentucky rifles.
Tuesday, October 30, 1979
The Boy's Rifle (1979)
My elder son Rob, being about eleven years old, needed a rifle, so I made him a .40 calibre scaled-down version of an early Jacob Dickert rifle. At Friendship, we started the kiddie's match on the Primitive range, which became quite popular.