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Old 08-10-2013, 04:19 PM   #12691
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I just got back in from checking out this rifle I received yesterday. Built in 1895 and it still shoots pretty good.
Nice "shootin' arn," pacanis. The shoots pretty good part has something to do with the person doing the shooting, too. Nice grouping.

Did you go to a gun show or get it from a private individual? Glenn loves guns. He'd definitely like this one.
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:51 PM   #12692
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Yes, Vit, the stamp is very good on this one. And it's one of the more intricate stampings.

Private individual, Katie. All the way from Texas.
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:01 PM   #12693
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Just got up, having breakfast!
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:03 PM   #12694
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Yes. I might have heard something about that
The only name I even recognize is Tom Brady. Do we still have a team?
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:12 PM   #12695
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Thanks. I'm a sucker for old Russian rifles.
Nice, Pac! My Dad had the best gun collection. Mom got it in the divorce settlement My brother has it now, lots of Civil War guns, bayonettes, pistols, etc.
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Old 08-10-2013, 05:53 PM   #12696
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The only name I even recognize is Tom Brady. Do we still have a team?
I don't even bother learning the names on my team... or their coach, or their GM, or their owner...

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Nice, Pac! My Dad had the best gun collection. Mom got it in the divorce settlement My brother has it now, lots of Civil War guns, bayonettes, pistols, etc.
I don't go that far back. Maybe a Sharps some day, but I can do without the muzzleloaders. I have a couple Springfield Trapdoors, an 1873 and an 1884 and that's really far enough back for me.
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Very nice rifle Pac. My oldest is an M1 Garand from WWII. It was re-barreled in the fifty's by Springfield with a "star" gauge barrel. All other components were replaced with "national match" grade parts. I also have the grenade launcher attachment and the Pacific theater 18" bayonet to go with it.

Shoots like a dream. Still my primary hunting weapon.

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Old 08-10-2013, 07:27 PM   #12698
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Very nice rifle Pac. My oldest is an M1 Garand from WWII. It was re-barreled in the fifty's by Springfield with a "star" gauge barrel. All other components were replaced with "national match" grade parts. I also have the grenade launcher attachment and the Pacific theater 18" bayonet to go with it.

Shoots like a dream. Still my primary hunting weapon.

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I've read about those star barrels and their accuracy. Very nice. I always look for the star when I'm browsing.
My Garands are also a WWII Springfield and a Winchester M1D with the long bayo, flash suppressor, cheek rest and all the other goodies the DCM shipped with them.
And I envy you being able to hunt with a semi in Texas. Apparently people in PA aren't smart enough to not fire them all off at once.
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we spent the day at the fair. Tried some scuba diving where they had a large pool set up, fun!, thinking about pursuing it, maybe getting certified. Alot of walking around, to much junk food. Nice to get home & relax.
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