KL SHELTON CUSTOM KENTUCKY RIFLES LLC
A typical K. L. Shelton rifle is exemplified by a tiger-stripe maple stock with an octagon barrel ranging from 36 to 42 inches. Calibers range from 32 to 58. He prefers Siler locks in either flint lock or percussion along with double set triggers and a brass patch box. German silver inlays, plus incised and/or relief carving are included on the finished product. Rifles usually weigh about 8 pounds and measures 52 to 57 inches overall, depending on barrel length. Clients choose caliber, barrel length, and specific component parts. Rifles Fowlers and Pistols can be personalized with wire inlay, special carving, metal engraving and inlays. Left hand models are available.
K. L. has been building Kentucky rifles for four decades. He is featured in Sam Fadala's book, THE COMPLETE BLACK POWDER HANDBOOK, 5th Edition . K.L. is frequently published in SAFARI Magazine and has been inducted into the Safari Club's International "MUZZLELOADERS HALL OF FAME." Rifles and Fowlers begin at $7000 while a presentation grade rifle may exceed $14,000 depending upon carving, engraving, and inlays requested. Flintlock and percussion pistols begin at $3,400.
Note the Chevron nose cap found on many fine Lancaster Style Kentucky Rifles.
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