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Offline mazo kid

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Smith carbine
« on: July 16, 2020, 11:39:06 AM »
This was another NGNB (new gun, no box) I got from the widow of a friend.

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2020, 11:41:07 AM »
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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2020, 11:42:35 AM »
From the rear

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2020, 11:42:55 AM »
One of these days, I'm going to add one to my own collection. I've always wanted a Smith Carbine.

That's a beautiful example Em.
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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2020, 11:46:47 AM »
Close-up of lock

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2020, 11:49:03 AM »
Thanks Dave. This one is no longer new as I have dirtied it a few times. It is a Pietta, date code of BL...1998

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2020, 11:58:29 AM »
I like the Smith because it's so sleek. It seems like a handy little carbine. They're hard to find now, and getting expensive too.

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2020, 12:18:13 PM »
Chambering?
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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2020, 12:43:33 PM »
Chambering?
Ought to be .50  //   Nice stuff Mazo !!!
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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2020, 01:27:38 PM »
Yep, 50 caliber bullet. It is a sleek gun, but surprisingly heavy for it's size. Barrel, receiver, lock, barrel band, trigger guard, butt-plate, sling swivels are all steel. I just weighed it....7 pounds, 8 ounces.
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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2020, 01:32:46 PM »
I changed out the musket cap nipple for a #11 nipple. Works great!

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2020, 06:37:23 AM »
I have had one for 12 yrs. now and it will break your finger draftee very few times of breaking it open. do you or any buddy find that to be the same with yours?

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2020, 06:38:43 AM »
sorry I meant AFTER, a rely senior moment.

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2020, 07:56:28 AM »
Yes, the breech locking latch is a bit stiff. Mine has gotten better with use...and lube.

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Re: Smith carbine
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2020, 09:48:25 AM »
Mine is OK
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