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.
Thursday, October 30, 1975
Another, and almost the last Hawken half stock I made. A good one, too. Hansen's research proved the half-stock Hawken was not the mountain man's choice, after all. So, the Hawken craze pretty much died.