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Offline mike116

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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2016, 12:36:23 PM »
Mazo,   no I don't want to know.   $300 to $500 seems to be what the asking price is for anything decent.   

Hawg,   you're making me depressed.

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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2016, 01:41:28 PM »
  Hawg,   you're making me depressed.

 I bought the Elsie in the late 80's and the Lancaster in the early 90's if that makes you feel any better.
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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2016, 05:37:15 PM »
Not much better but a little.   I suppose I could have bought them that cheap back then but I wasn't thinking about guns at the time.

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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2017, 08:52:01 AM »
Not much better but a little.   I suppose I could have bought them that cheap back then but I wasn't thinking about guns at the time.

I doubt it. I bought the Elsie from somebody that didn't know what he had and the Lancaster was listed on gunbroker as a wall hanger because one lock didn't work and the stock was all loose and wiggly. Less than an hour after I got it the lock was working and the stock was nice and snug.
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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2017, 11:01:26 AM »
Hawg, the seller's honesty (and lack of knowledge) probably contributed a lot to your getting a deal on the gun.

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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2017, 11:19:26 AM »
Hawg, the seller's honesty (and lack of knowledge) probably contributed a lot to your getting a deal on the gun.

Probably but nobody else wanted to take a chance on it.
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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #21 on: January 02, 2017, 05:26:40 PM »
got mine cheap +/- 20 yrs ago because I had to replace one lock spring with a shaved down flintlock frizzen spring  and replace a couple screws from the antique screw jug........

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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2017, 03:08:51 PM »
This is my old N.R.Davis & Son 12 gauge that I still shoot low brass in occasionally......




every single part  on this gun carries this lonely single digit serial number




If memory serves, that's a black powder only gun isn't it?



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Re: My old Rabbit Ear
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2018, 08:40:10 AM »
i get my brass 12 gauge hulls from MIDWAY for $25.00, for 25 of them. they are MFG, by MAGTEC, a rely great buy and you can reload them over many times, just remember to wash them after shooting them.