Originally Posted By: Stan
Originally Posted By: Ted Schefelbein
There have been PLENTY of cracked "Smiths in there for all the world to see.

I've seen quite a few myself, Ted. And, according to Nick, he has seen quite a few English sidelocks crack for the same reason. Don't let that interfere with your personal assessment, though. It's just an English gunmaker's opinion, not mine.


I know a few English trained gunmakers and some American gunsmiths who won't allow an Elsie in their shop. Their opinion, their shop...not mine.