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The Darksider's Den / Re: 1860 experiment
« Last post by Rooster Ron Wayne on Yesterday at 11:29:21 PM »
The Goon ( Mike ) Has done several guns for me over the years .
Mike's work is always top notch.
With tight tolerance's .
And let me tell you .
They Run !
Rooster.
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Gun Reviews / Re: I was confident
« Last post by LongWalker on Yesterday at 11:22:47 PM »
I just don't see any of these--the monstrosity from Standard or even the fantasy guns--taking the place of Hillberg's COP 357 derringer. 

These things were like a Mossberg Brownie that grew up, or a sawed-off Lancaster.  Striker-fired DA, 4 shots, and at one time custom-made speedloaders were actually available (from a guy in Nevada IIRC).   Weight was around 28-30 ounces, and nicely balanced for use as a skull-cracker.  Carried nicely in a coat pocket too. 

I had one for a while, it was actually much better than the press reports would have you believe.  Infinitely better than the High Standard derringer it replaced. 

Edited to add: I think, since it was used in Blade Runner, it would qualify for the Space Aliens Shooting Society.

Edited again to ask, "Why does everyone want to shoot Aliens?  Are we running out of Cowboys??"
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Gun Reviews / Re: I was confident
« Last post by Capt Quirk on Yesterday at 10:22:28 PM »
I am going to preface this post, by saying that I like a challenge. That out of the way, I was asked to make a holster for the doubleshot Thunderstruck. Going to sit down with the man tomorrow, to discuss his wants. I have on numerous occasions, have said that I can make a holster for any gun.

Time to see if that is true.
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Colt Firearms / Re: Turn of the Century Colts?
« Last post by yahoody on Yesterday at 07:49:34 PM »
Nice!

Frontier Six Shooter,  aka 44 WCF from Colt.

Yes it is ivory.   Bone on the other.

 
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The Winchester Model 1876 / Re: 1876 Winchester Project Rifle
« Last post by KenH on Yesterday at 07:41:39 PM »
From my post on page 5, Feb 15th I mentioned the result is pretty well complete.  I've even traded for the borrowed Uberti finger lever.  I thank all ya'll for the help.  Here's the post:
Folks, I've had LOTS of fun, and I've learned more than I ever expected to learn about these toggle link type lever action rifles.  Ya'll have really been a BIG help - both with encouragement and shared knowledge. The lever is a borrowed Uberti finger lever a fine Cowboy on this site loaned me until my Uberti finger lever that's on backorder is delivered.  Anyway, here's the result.


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Tall Tales / Re: April showers and fresh coffee
« Last post by Delmonico on Yesterday at 07:20:07 PM »
2nd shot, upfor a bit but going back to bed.
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Cosie's Corner & Feed Bag / Re: Dutch Oven Gathering September 17-19
« Last post by Delmonico on Yesterday at 07:18:45 PM »
Apple upside down caramel cake. ;)   Whole wheat.

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Upcoming Musters / Re: New Indiana District holding Musters
« Last post by BUCKSHOT BUTT on Yesterday at 07:02:56 PM »
Dewayne , Rex and Chuck you did a great job with our first GAF shoot. Everyone I talked to enjoyed the day and the stages. Buckshot Butt
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Colt Firearms / Re: Turn of the Century Colts?
« Last post by Abilene on Yesterday at 07:01:10 PM »
I've posted these before.  The 7 1/2" 45 Colt is a 1901 model and left the factory as a 4 3/4" 38-40.  It would be wild if this was part of a matched pair with yours!  (s/n is 2110xx).  I've put almost 2900 rounds through it, mostly at CAS matches.  Not really sure how well it groups.  :)  But a lot of clean matches (a lot easier today than it used to be).

The long-flute 32-20 from 1915 belongs to my brother, but he has never shot it.  I've put over 1000 rounds through it.

I shoot the two together about once a year now, and the .45 will get shot at least once more with a Cimarron antique model that looks the same.

Yahoody, the top one appears to be ivory.  What is the second one?  Looks good.  What does "FSS" mean?  I know it's not Factory Short Stroke.  :D


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The Barracks / Re: M1884 Uniform from What Price Glory
« Last post by BUCKSHOT BUTT on Yesterday at 06:57:40 PM »
Had a great time shooting with you today. See you soon. Buckshot
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