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#17 | Del Whitman – D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing – Project Upland Podcast

#17 | Del Whitman – D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing – Project Upland Podcast

A gunsmith working on a vintage double barrel shotgun

On this week’s episode of the Project Upland Podcast, we are joined by Del Whitman of D.C. Whitman Custom Gunsmithing.

Del Whitman is a custom gunsmith and a skilled craftsman. His knowledge of shotguns, gunsmithing, stock making, and vintage gun buying is incredible. Our conversation covers a broad spectrum of gunsmithing topics of interest to the upland bird hunter.

This episode is also precluded by Episode #16 of the Project Upland Podcast with Jack Stephan where we talked about one of Jack’s guns that is currently under the care of Del Whitman. Jack wanted to commemorate a lost four-legged friend and he entrusted Del to do so. While the project is obviously special to Jack, Del also shares his feelings about the project and the joy that he gets from working on all of his client’s guns. Del takes pride in his work. That is no more evident than in the work he produces.

You can follow along with Del and the projects he is currently working on by following his Instagram page @upland_gunsmith

His contact information and more of his work is also showcased on his Facebook page which you can view here.

On this week’s episode, we are launching our first Project Upland Podcast giveaway. To enter the contest, please leave us a rating/review on whatever platform you are listening to the podcast on and then share the episode on Facebook. We’ll give you an entry for each task you complete and we’ll announce the winner in a couple weeks. The winner of the first Project Upland Podcast giveaway will receive a Project Upland gift pack to include a hat, t-shirt, sticker and maybe more!

We hope you enjoy the show—and as always, thanks for listening!

Get it on iTunes: Project Upland Podcast – Episode 17

The Project Upland Podcast is brought to you in part by: Pineridge Grouse Camp – Adventure Awaits

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  • The”technical description of choke” is not computed at 30 yards. It has been standardized at 40 yards for all gauges except the .410. Pretty glaring mistake from a knowledgeable gunsmith. Otherwise a good basic tutorial.

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