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Got a good deal

Post by Greyhawk » Wed May 15, 2019 8:26 am

I got a good deal on this shotgun at an antique store. It just needs a little work... I'm sure there is a good story behind it (I just haven't made it up yet! :lol:)
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by BrokenolMarine » Wed May 15, 2019 8:28 am

That will touch up. :?
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by Vaquero » Wed May 15, 2019 8:29 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:
I can't wait to here it. :lol:

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Re: Got a good deal

Post by BigAl52 » Wed May 15, 2019 8:53 am

Ya that pink towel does look good.
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by ESquared » Wed May 15, 2019 9:40 am

Sure, just a little Ballistol, and ... GOOD AS NEW!

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Re: Got a good deal

Post by dddrees » Wed May 15, 2019 10:17 am

Looks like a real nice wall hanger to me. LOL
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by Mistered » Wed May 15, 2019 10:37 am

Looks like the remains of an old European made double. Can you see any markings on the locks or trigger guard? Lots of these were imported in the late 1800s into the U.S. and sold pretty cheap. Typically they had Damascus barrels and did not last too long if used much or if fired with smokeless shells later on.
I have one that was made in Belgium and is in fair shape, has the barrels but is missing the forestock.
I've been meaning to carve a display forestock for it and 'artificially' get it to match the age and color if the buttstock but just as a wallhanger only!
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by RanchRoper » Wed May 15, 2019 10:59 am

That will buff out.
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by markiver54 » Wed May 15, 2019 11:05 am

Will be a good bird gun if ya can get close enough to turn it around and smack em... :lol:
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Re: Got a good deal

Post by Mags » Wed May 15, 2019 11:52 am

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I've got the barrels that go to that. Story for that is posted here somewhere a while back.
[edit: found it, http://henryrifleforums.com/viewtopic.p ... 583#p69528

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Greyhawk wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 8:26 am
I got a good deal on this shotgun at an antique store. It just needs a little work... I'm sure there is a good story behind it (I just haven't made it up yet! :lol:)
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