Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Alan Neubauer
Newton, IA

Alan "Hoot Al" Neubauer, Traditionalist Gunbuilder since 1970's received my Journeyman status from Steve Bookout at Toad Hall Rifle Shop and a charter member of the CLA. He is also the co-author of "A Wooden Iowa Rifling Bench", with Steve Bookout, "Bookie", Traditionalist Master Gunbuilder and fellow CLA artisan.

The best and most complete treatise available on building a traditional style rifling machine. There is also a section which describes how to convert a lathe which will enable it to turn extra long rifling guides. Heavy on the photographs and straight-forward explanations. Available in book format for $20, plus S&H.

Resource: Contemporary Longrifle Association Member You can visit Al's website at . His website is designed to be a tutorial guide for new builders. Check out the "Current Projects" page or thumb thru the "Photo Album" and select a gun. Some of the photos will open up and show you all the steps on how the gun was built from day one to completion. There are over a 1000 photos on this site. Go the "Tips & Aids" section for additional information.

Contact Alan Neubauer at:
503 E. 16th St. N.
Newton, IA 50208
phone number: 641-792-7155

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