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Just one......

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 03 21, 2020 •  [Post 1]

Ok, you just won the classic “gun” lottery. Which classic, old time, boom stick will you pick? You can only choose one ;)
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Re: Just one......

Postby CampCreek » 03 21, 2020 •  [Post 2]

Winchester Model 1894, always wanted a classic lever gun.
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Postby saddlesore » 03 22, 2020 •  [Post 3]

Winchester 73 in 44-40. Doubt if I will ever get one.However I have a 1900 era Winchester 94 in 38-55 with octagon barrel and crescent butt plate. Recently sold a Marlin 94,1907 in3 8-40
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Re: Just one......

Postby Swede » 03 22, 2020 •  [Post 4]

I so not know guns that well, but would pick an original British 1672 Queen Anne Blunderbuss by John Smart of London.

If it was going to be a hunting rifle, I would like a 308 cal., pre 64 model 70 Winchester.
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Postby Tigger » 03 23, 2020 •  [Post 5]

For use, for posterity, or for money?

For use, a pre-64 Winchester in tirdy aht six.

For posterity, a gun used in the battle of Little Big Horn

For money, I would research some fancy pants gun then sell it and go elk huntin'!
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Postby Trumkin the Dwarf » 03 23, 2020 •  [Post 6]

Vintage Holland and Holland side by side 12 gauge. I already have the old timey rifle.
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Re: Just one......

Postby Lefty » 03 23, 2020 •  [Post 7]

One of the nicer Sharps the better looking stock ( not the military grade) double set trigger
I don’t know much about them but a smaller caliber so it would be more comfortable to shoot

I grew up shooting long distance I was Taught by a neighbor who set my 10/22 to use a real rifle scope
He also help build my. .222 when I was thirteen
As a young kid I was interested in the buffalo gun
Then Gene wrote a book on-a Sharps rifle he bought
But yes an nice Sharps !!!!!
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Re: Just one......

Postby WapitiTalk1 » 03 23, 2020 •  [Post 8]

Lefty, like this one? ;)

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Postby wawhitey » 03 23, 2020 •  [Post 9]

One old gun? Give me a specific gun with some historical signifigance.
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Re: Just one......

Postby Elkhntr08 » 03 28, 2020 •  [Post 10]

A 1885 Highwall in a modern 7mm mag.
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Re: Just one......

Postby Lefty » 03 30, 2020 •  [Post 11]

WapitiTalk1 wrote:Lefty, like this one? ;)
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Yep 8-)
My like for the gun is a few fold.
Lever action, buffalo gun,
long distances,,
the guy that taught me to shoot wrote a book about the enlisted man who used the gun,

and I like this quote from the movie

You know your weapons. It's a lever-action breach-loader. Usual barrel length's thirty inches. This one has an extra four. It's converted to use a special forty-five caliber, hundred-and-ten-grain metal cartridge, with a five-hundred-forty-grain paper patch bullet. It's fitted with double-set triggers, and a Vernier sight, marked up to twelve-hundred yards. This one shoots a mite further.


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