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.
Monday, October 30, 2000
Virginia Rifle (2000)
A Virginia rifle, styled after Simon Lauck and some Winchester gunsmiths. The barrel is a 48" swamped, original 1770-era hand-forged barrel which Ed Rayle reamed and rifled to .58 calibre. It weighs about seven pounds, and shoots well.