30-06 and .308 Turned Pens

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Project by thelt posted 09-06-2009 02:20 PM 2011 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The .308 pen upper barrel is turned from Purple Heart and the 30-06 pen upper barrel is Rosewood. For all you non-ammo experts, the longer of the two is the 30-06. The cartridge kits were bought from Little River Crafts. Excellent Kits.

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#1 posted 09-06-2009 02:34 PM

Cool, nice looking pens.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 03:22 PM

Can you make one out of a 22 cartridge? They’d be for short letters. lol Great job on those pens. never saw a cartridge kit before. That is really cool.

-- John @

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 06:30 PM

These have got to be a hit at the rifle range! I’d like mine out of a 375 Holland & Holland round please! Even though I have an affinity to the 6PPC round, it would be a little stubby for this purpose-LOL. Great looking pens, job well done.

Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 06:37 PM

Nice work very cool

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 09-06-2009 07:02 PM

Come bac k to Dunoon and I’ll let you make some pens with mein my shop Looking good my dear friend kindest regards Alistair

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#6 posted 09-06-2009 08:04 PM

Very nice looking. I have a couple of 50’s, would they work! I’d feel like a little kid again with the big pencil…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 09:07 PM

Great looking pens.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 03:47 PM

Nice work. I love the combination of wood and the bullets.

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

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