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    Rail Gun Designs

    Who made the Rail Gun illustrated on the cover of Tony Boyers BooK?

    Interesting.

    https://www.accurateshooter.com/book...ifle-accuracy/



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    Tony Boyer railgun

    Quote Originally Posted by Chism G View Post
    Who made the Rail Gun illustrated on the cover of Tony Boyers BooK?

    Interesting.

    https://www.accurateshooter.com/book...ifle-accuracy/



    Glenn
    I don't have my copy in front of me here at work, but doesn't it say in the book somewhere who built those rifles and that rail?

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    Designs

    Yep,Book says Tom Dickson. Interesting design. Never seen one like this.

    Unlimited Rifle!. Limited only to the imagination of the the designer/builder.

    A true benchrest Icon.


    Glenn

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    Yes, that's Mustafa Bilal's rail made by Tom Dickson. Tom also made at least one more of these for himself in red. (I'll try to add a pic)

    Later Craig Kensler made his version taking cues form Tom's design. I'll try to add a pic of it too. (the gold one) I think someone in Canada still has it.
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    Rick Graham

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    Thanks Rick. True works of art. The skill and craftsmanship that goes into building one of these platforms is astonishing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJG View Post
    Yes, that's Mustafa Bilal's rail made by Tom Dickson. Tom also made at least one more of these for himself in red. (I'll try to add a pic)

    Later Craig Kensler made his version taking cues form Tom's design. I'll try to add a pic of it too. (the gold one) I think someone in Canada still has it.
    Some years ago I picked up a HV rifle with a Bat action. The serial number was TD2. Could this be the same Tom Dickson as above?

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    It certainly could be, since Tom worked for BAT for many years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francis Lee View Post
    It certainly could be, since Tom worked for BAT for many years.
    Thanks for the semi confirmation. I believe it was as it is a very nice piece of work.

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    Bat = Bruce And Tom

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    Quote Originally Posted by gfpd View Post
    Bat = Bruce And Tom
    Butch Fisher used to say it was Butch and Tom, LOL!

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    Not to mention his name is Bruce A. Thom


    Shoot, naming it anything other THAN BAT woulda' just been not right.....

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