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Offline ShotgunDave

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #300 on: April 07, 2021, 07:50:27 PM »
Nice selection Em.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #301 on: April 08, 2021, 09:42:34 AM »
My selection of the day.   1 of 500 Cased baby Dragoon.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #302 on: April 08, 2021, 12:11:26 PM »
And a few more....

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #303 on: April 13, 2021, 02:52:05 AM »
My shots of today. Six rounds Colt navy (25 yards, red, no rest, not so good) and two shots Smith (blue, 25 meters, no rest, good enough)
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #304 on: April 13, 2021, 07:54:49 AM »
Nicely done Len.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #305 on: April 13, 2021, 11:25:50 AM »
Photo shot of the day:
.50 riffled pistol of unknown origin (prolly Swedish but with a Belgian barrel). Got it for nothing on a net auction,
Barrel OK but stock in bad shape and stock smallish (like for a small lady's hand) couldn't get my fore finger inside the TG. Made a new stock and TG. I think it was Pustic who had a tutorial about how to make a stock (lipstick stuff). I followed procedures and came up with this.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #306 on: April 13, 2021, 11:32:07 AM »
Got hold of a slab of walnut wood with some curved thread.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #307 on: April 13, 2021, 11:43:35 AM »
Next step was to add some frills, like a silver plate for the owners signature and a checkered grip.
It is a really good shooter.
I took it to a gun show , for sale, and included the moth eaten old stock. There was one guy that wanted to buy the old stock (he had the same gun but with a much worse stock. I wanted the whole package to go, but he insisted and at closing time I sold him the broken stock for $50 (and I still feel ashamed)).
Later I've been shooting the thing more frequently and have come to appreciate it. I use the same Miniér bullets that I use in the Smiths carbine.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #308 on: April 13, 2021, 12:30:42 PM »
A nice job of rescuing that pistol!

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #309 on: April 14, 2021, 09:38:25 AM »
  How does it shoot?   Inquirin minds .....and all that
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #310 on: May 02, 2021, 01:22:34 PM »
I know this was posted a bit earlier, but this area has been a bit slow lately.

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #311 on: May 02, 2021, 01:23:50 PM »
It is an original 50-70 Sharps carbine.

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #312 on: May 02, 2021, 01:24:53 PM »
Showing the lock date.

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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #313 on: May 02, 2021, 05:37:16 PM »
You never cease to amaze Em. That's a real beauty. A 50-70 carbine. That's why I asked you about the rifle you posted the other day. I was hoping it was a carbine. This one is perfect.
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Re: Shot of the Day
« Reply #314 on: May 03, 2021, 12:44:11 PM »
I notice we are all slacking a little on this thread...c'mon, fellers! Somebody needs to post a new pic every day. We can't leave it all up to Mazo!
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