Judy K Rader

Production Director made by Patrick for project. Scalloped area around the trigger guard is inlaid with ironwood; guard is of brass stock and gold-plated, as are Redfield mounts holding Leupold variable scope. Richly decorated handguns show possibilities for the talented do-it-yourselfer, while photo at lower right is of completed custom rifle and stock of another that still is in process of being checkered.

THE COVER:

Custom rifle at left was built by E. W. Patrick of Phoenix, Arizona. It's chambered for the .17 Javelina cartridge on an L-46 Sako action. The stock is of birdseye maple, consuming some 220 man-hours. Inlaid acorn and oak leaves, plus the fish scale checkering were executed with chisels

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ISBN 0-695-80361-1 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 72-86644

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