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A. Spanjer




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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 6:37 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I was going to start a "show your guns" thread, then I remembered there already was one.

I don't have any guns to post but I thought I'd try to bring this thread back.

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Christopher Treichel




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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 9:32 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here is a pic of a rifle I am building right now... ~1770s... Copied many items from two different Dickert attributed rifles... some other little bits added to make it look like it was made just prior to the rev war but later repaired/ updated to be more sturdy such as the toe plate and domed patch box with the end modified.
Need to take another pic but I have already finished carving, stained, browned the lock and blued the screws. Finish is already on about a dozen or so coats of thinned BLO. The butplate not in the pic is actually off an origional.
Also tried to keep away from sandpaper on this build using furniture scrapers and other little tricks. Just need to find a thick chunk of brass to finish the push rod for the lock mechanizm...



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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 10:58 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's a larger portion of my dad's antique firearm collection. I didn't get around to taking pictures of a few of them when I did this photo shoot last year, but this represents most of the finer stuff. We'll shoot most of the rifles on occasion, and enjoy the capabilities of these weapons wholeheartedly. There's nothing like loading ball and powder down a muzzle and firing away.

The Photo Set

Some examples...






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Boris Bedrosov
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 12:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

One of mine - fully operational Belgian copy of Austro-Hungarian army revolver Gasser Mod.1873 (calibre 11 mm), but unfortunately heavily corroded





Note that the scales are made from camel bone. Being white once, after approx. 140 years the bone gradually turned into this redish-goldish-brownish colour.

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Jack W. Englund




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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 1:04 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I DEF. understand not posting guns on the net, but all mine are WELL secured ( most off site)

I own a "few" BP/ML fire arms . ( all repo's primarily 1800s t0 1840s.)

Here is an example -

Top to bottom -
1. "Pedersolli" Mortimer .54 cal. "sporting rifle" + 12 ga Bbl. ( late 1820s-1830s )
2. One of my "Bakers" ( 1800-1840s )
3. "Pedersolli" "Saw handle" Mortimer" (early 1830s) ( also own a "capper")
4 Generic Scots all steel.
5. "Factor's pistol" ( capper) ( late 1830s+)

These I use Reg in competition +, but own a couple of others. Big Grin

Jack
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Chuck Russell




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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 4:29 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote



my new fusil. loyalist arms.
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Jack W. Englund




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PostPosted: Thu 17 Mar, 2011 4:50 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Lin Robinson wrote:
Almost all surplus Garands, and M1 carbines as well, are arsenal rebuilds. Rifles with all matching serial numbers can be found but they are very expensive and most are in the realm of collectibles, meaning they should not be fired, which would lessen their value. After WWII, when many of these rifles were put into storage, they were first overhauled at the arsenal and replacement parts were pulled from whatever bin was handy, which accounts for all the mis-matches. These guns were used and abused by GIs all over the world and to be safe for use in future conflicts they had to be rebuilt. They were also fired with corrosive-primed ammo, which ate up the barrel throats unless cleaned thoroughly. Some of the nicer rifles available in recent times were brought back from Korea in the early 90s. I was fortunate enough to get one and it is like a new rifle, except for the mis-matched numbers and the stock, which has a large replacement piece in the toe. They are great shooters.


Ahh Lin, You are correct . I was issued an MI when I entered the service (1959) When I went Airborne ( 101st) was issued another. ( replaced with a M-14 6 mo.s latter)
When I got out My "old armorer" helped me locate one that matched the one I got issued with the 101st.. Although, it is a "mil.reconditioned" ( Receiver = SA 1945, Bbl., trigger assembly & stock = .SA 1954) Never fired after conversion. ( except several 100s of rounds by me.)

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Ed Toton




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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 11:51 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

My Tommy Gun:



... and "violin case":



It's a modern semi-auto replica, so it has a longer barrel than the historical originals (otherwise it would be class-3).

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GG Osborne





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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 12:10 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Ah, well, my collection is protected by the security firm of Sig and Glock. Well known in certain circles.
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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 7:35 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's a few.





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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 8:25 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Are those real ivory panels on the Thunder Ranch .45?
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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 9:02 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote





My flintlock of indeterminate origin. All I know about it is that it is 8-10 bore, has a set trigger, and straight rifling.

Looks good on the wall. maybe I'll get some pictures of some of the other ones. Man Wish I had some pictures of the 1912ish 38-40 Colt Peacemaker I sent to my brother. It was was my granddads and possibly my Great-Granddads.
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PostPosted: Mon 04 Apr, 2011 10:20 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

GG Osborne wrote:
Are those real ivory panels on the Thunder Ranch .45?


Yes they are, but it's a Colt Gunsite Model. Like that Thunder Ranch though.

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Apr, 2011 1:16 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here are a few of mine...
1. Springfield M1 Garand (purchased through the CMP) and a war trophy Mauser 98K.
2. Colt 1911, original, WWI-vintage.
3. You can see three revolvers here: On top, a Colt Python, .357 Magnum. Below that, a S&W 1917, converted to .45 Colt (from .45 ACP). No, it no longer has those cheezy faux-pearl grips. Below that, a S&W 625-7 "Mountain Gun", .45 Colt.
4. S&W 29-2 .44 Magnum, nickel plated, 6.5 inch barrel.



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Boris Bedrosov
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PostPosted: Thu 07 Apr, 2011 1:27 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Patrick,
I see you own CZ-75 also. Mine is Compact version.

Good choice! Laughing Out Loud

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Apr, 2011 10:31 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Boris Petrov Bedrosov wrote:
Patrick,
I see you own CZ-75 also. Mine is Compact version.

Good choice! Laughing Out Loud


Thank you Boris, I'm quite a fan of the CZ in fact I consider it one of the best service pistols available.

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Apr, 2011 10:34 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

A couple of rifles for your enjoyment.


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Jack W. Englund




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PostPosted: Fri 08 Apr, 2011 8:05 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here are some of my "non modern" Hand guns (all are repros )


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Jeff Larsen




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PostPosted: Tue 12 Apr, 2011 7:04 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's a couple of mine...

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PostPosted: Sat 16 Apr, 2011 1:46 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

My sporting firearms



From top to bottom:
1. Izhmash Izh-54 12 ga. double-barreled shotgun. Elegant and excellent, although a little bit heavy (which is typical for Russian firearms), shotgun. Manufactured in 1967 and owned by three different owners, it still serves me quite well, due to its robust-made barrels and Greener cross-bolt system of the breechlock.
2. Serbian Zastava bolt-action rifle in .30-06 calibre, based on Mauser 98k design.
3. Bulgarian semi-automatic SLR-101 rifle in .223 Remington calibre, based on AK design.

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