The I LOVE THIS GUN Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by HiTechRedneck, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Motociclista

    Motociclista Banded

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    I will click on those any minute now ...
  2. KingRat

    KingRat Stroppy.

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    It's true, it's true.... and they're all so noisy.

    Except mebbe Adrian's.:evil
  3. MoBill

    MoBill Smiles when says dat

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    Interesting. What am those?
  4. ZzyzyxRd

    ZzyzyxRd Home of the odds

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    C'mon Chewie.

    Give it a rest.

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    Just fishin'?..
  5. blacksan

    blacksan Rev Limiter

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    You know how trite British Schoolmarms can be.



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  6. Curvy

    Curvy Lost Planet Airman

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    I've been looking for a good holster for awhile now.
    I have been using a elcheapo Uncle Mike's inside the pants holster most of the time or pocket carrying.
  7. ZzyzyxRd

    ZzyzyxRd Home of the odds

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    AKA paintball markers.

    An Excalibur and a Viking.

    Sadly, no longer in the inventory...
  8. KingRat

    KingRat Stroppy.

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  9. Velvet Elvis

    Velvet Elvis mild mannered adventurer

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    Anybody know anything about these? I love it, but know very little about it other than the history of how it came into our possession (not my photo but gun is the same). Model 1873 Springfield.

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    It's the only gun I own; family heirloom that hasn't been fired for at least 80 years. Can it be tested or inspected for safety, and is ammunition available or could be handmade?

    I'm not currently a gun guy, but I can feel it coming on...
  10. Caribou Aqua Buddha

    Caribou Aqua Buddha Long timer

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    The previous collector had a nice box made up for it,...

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  11. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    cool.

    i was looking at the 9 SC since my Springfield V-10 is a wee bit heavy.

    I shot one and really liked it.

    big gun show this weekend. :rilla
  12. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    all matching #'s?
  13. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    All you guys who say that must have quite the fascination with dicks...in the dark way I suspect.
  14. wyowillys46

    wyowillys46 Tooteling my horn trumpet melodiously.

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    Nice Trapdoor. Ammo is widely available for it. GOEX makes factory blackpowder ammo. Federal and Ultramax make "Cowboy" ammo in .45-70. It's specifically loaded for the pressures the Trapdoor can tolerate (one of the weakest rifle actions). Before firing make sure the firing pin moves freely in the breechblock, the breechblock is not excessively loose in the hinge, and the bore is clean and free of obstructions. They're a lot of fun to shoot.
  15. ZzyzyxRd

    ZzyzyxRd Home of the odds

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    Lou Alessi does awesome work, but he has slowed down due to health issues.

    The other one I would recommend for "very nice" would be Nossar Gunleather.

    Some of their work.

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    more here...

    http://www.nossargunleather.com/catalog.htm

    :thumb

    A very cool website with some of the best in the biz...
    good people.
    http://www.louderthanwords.us/forum/

    Check out some of their "projects".
  16. Caribou Aqua Buddha

    Caribou Aqua Buddha Long timer

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    Yes,...

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  17. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    very nice, mine was a mis-match russian capture, shouldn't have sold it....
  18. blacksan

    blacksan Rev Limiter

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    Hmmm, where did they specify make, model and caliber in that amendment??
  19. donnyh

    donnyh Waiting for the Sun

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    The old trapdoor rifle, very cool.

    I would indeed have it checked by a gunsmith before firing it, but if a smith gives it a clean bill of health, you can shoot Remington 45-70 through it, here's an article that talks about that:
    http://www.militaryrifles.info/id11.html
  20. beefjerky

    beefjerky Long timer

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    One of the greatest shooters I've ever had. Not mine but same deal.

    Oh yeah, it's 50 years old and I got it for free too. Eat your heart out rugerheads.