Antique Firearm Casting

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Precision Investment Casting Brings Civil War Era Gun Back to Life

This classic single-shot Peabody rifle was recreated thanks to help from the precision investment casting specialists at R2 Quality Castings. The original molds for this antique weapon no longer existed, presenting a challenge to our design engineers. We utilized the precision investment casting method to accurately create the metal components and bring this antique rifle to life.

This Peabody rife is an excellent replication of the original 1862 model and is fully functional. From the intricate details of the outside hammer to the accurately cast gun barrel, the finished antique Peabody rifle amazed both historians and gun enthusiasts.

Wisconsin resident Frank Wierus and many other antique gun admirers had been calling for a replication of this historical weapon. Mr. Wierus was able to register the original manufacturer of the Peabody rifle, the Providence Tool Company, bringing the classic name back into existence. The magazine Guns of The Old West took notice of the finished masterpiece and featured the Peabody in an extensive article. They also provided the beautiful photos of the antique rifle.

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