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« Reply #75 on: July 22, 2017, 05:51:21 pm »

Hey Yahoody , thanks for the big picture . Starting to like this little rifle a lot, handles better than any 76 i have . Have to fill that empty dovetail in fron of the  forend cap. Was thinking of a sling loop filler all in one . Or just fill it and polish .  What Y'all think ? ..DT
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« Reply #76 on: July 22, 2017, 08:28:32 pm »

Dusty,

You do fine work.  I wish I had your talents and maybe machinery.

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« Reply #77 on: July 22, 2017, 08:44:17 pm »

Not much for sling swivels on lever guns but that sure would be a handy way to add one to this rifle.   
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« Reply #78 on: July 23, 2017, 06:01:17 am »

Thank you  BRS ,  Good Sunday Morning to you Sir .,,,DT
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« Reply #79 on: July 23, 2017, 06:06:26 am »

Good Sunday morning Yahoody . Recon we do think alike . I will make a filler for it . ,,,,DT
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« Reply #80 on: July 23, 2017, 11:15:15 am »

Dusty
That is one fine looking 76 . Hope it shoots as well as it looks . Do you plan to hunt with it ?
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« Reply #81 on: July 23, 2017, 11:41:41 am »

Good morning as well  Grin


You asked  but as handy as a sling swivel would be on this gun sure would mess up its clean, unassuming lines.  A sling swivel on the butt stock would be unsightly to me.  I'd just put a clean and tidy (your signature work)  filler wedge in that barrel and call 'er good Smiley

Instead of buying that new barrel I put a bunch of guns up for sale and rebuilt this one from a beater Colt I had.  I do need to get on that barrel swap or just get rid of my '76  Cry

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to this...  Not refinished yet but getting there.



the reason for all the effort is obvious  Grin    It shoots really  good at 25 Yards!

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« Reply #82 on: July 23, 2017, 12:51:42 pm »

Hey Rowdy , Good Sunday Eve Amigo ! that little 76 is just to dang handy not to go hunting. Wouldnt doubt it become my everyday gun around the place. Made some varmint loads for it . Just in case you want to bring back a rabbit , or tend to a varmint  without all the buck smoke and thunder. Took some .50 cal. round balls ran them through the .457 sizer , made ballets out of em. Load them over a small dose of Unique and Walla a small game poper to keep in your pocket . ,,,DT


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« Reply #83 on: July 23, 2017, 12:56:02 pm »

Yahoody that is a fine looking pistol Amigo ! No doubt its a shooter , and you my friend are a Pistol ier ! Great shooting . ,,,DT
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« Reply #84 on: July 23, 2017, 07:29:47 pm »

Misters Dusty and Yahoody, ya all are some talented folks!  Thanks for sharing and keep the posts coming, this is my daily stop to see what is new!!!

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« Reply #85 on: July 25, 2017, 10:20:57 am »

Thanks for the reply Mr. Pinto beans . I check in every day also . Not much going on as of late . To Hot for shooting I guess  . ,,DT
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« Reply #86 on: July 27, 2017, 11:34:19 am »

Boiled linseed oil going on over the stain . One coat a day for a wk. one coat a wk. for a month.  One coat a month for a yr.  And one coat a yr. for life .  Starting to look like a gun stock .,,,DT
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« Reply #87 on: July 27, 2017, 11:36:01 am »

I like your style Dusty Smiley
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« Reply #88 on: August 04, 2017, 02:09:33 pm »

Update , went ahead anD made a mild steel filler for the dovetail under the barrel . Tapped it in tight , smoothed it down to match the barrel. Came out slick as a whistle . Cant even see it . Metal is still in the white / stocks have soaked a good bit of Linseed oil . Tried the  350 gr. 45/75 wcf original bullet over all the Swiss 2ff I could get under that bullet , my lube Win primer . That load shoots ragged hole @ 50 yds. and a fist size group at 100yd. I'm heading down to the border country in a day or two for a scout , gonna bring this little rifle for a field test . It's so light and handy it should do well .  Will let Y'all know . ,,,DT
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« Reply #89 on: August 04, 2017, 02:12:49 pm »

Thanks for the update, happy hunting.
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« Reply #90 on: August 04, 2017, 02:17:32 pm »

Nice!
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