Could you estimate the degree of probability that the fibers came from the shirt, the fibers in the butt plate?
In this area, the butt plate of the stock, this is a metal butt plate, you can see the jagged edge on it.
The stock length is 34.8 inches, which is the wooden portion from end to end with the butt plate attached.
Do you recall how many dark blue fibers you got from the butt plate?
Mr. Stombaugh, did you attempt to determine the origin of the fibers which were caught in the butt plate of the rifle?
I believe a total of six or seven fibers from the butt plate and three of them are blue fibers and all matched.
Of the butt plate, and at the time the brush folded these down into the crevice.
The back of a pocket-knife, the butt plate of a gun, or a key may also be made to answer.
"These" being the ones that you found in the butt plate crevice?