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Topic: Win Mod 12 chamber lengthening?
Achorba

Replies: 3
Views: 165

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 11:10 am   Subject: Win Mod 12 chamber lengthening?
I use Briley for the most part, as Iím in TX as well. I do have a m12 20 gauge at Simmons, but this will be my first time using them.
Topic: Quality.
Achorba

Replies: 29
Views: 1380

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 5:39 am   Subject: Quality.
Herters foam decoys. I love the 72ís for divers. Canít beat the durability and simplicity. I enjoyed being able to repaint my decoys every other season or so.
Topic: Hevi Bismuth in Old Guns
Achorba

Replies: 4
Views: 500

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2021 11:29 am   Subject: Hevi Bismuth in Old Guns
It is safe to use. I primarily use hevi bismuth for ducks in my Belgium Brownings. Hard to find this season. I would buy it up.
Topic: WTB: Winchester Model 12 - 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 2
Views: 515

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 10:38 am   Subject: WTB: Winchester Model 12 - 16 gauge
Iím still looking! I see these guns all the time, but once I decide to buy one, a decent one canít be found. Iíll throw in a 500 count of CB100-16 with the purchase.
Topic: WTB: Winchester Model 12 - 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 2
Views: 515

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 9:36 am   Subject: WTB: Winchester Model 12 - 16 gauge
Iím looking for a Model 12 16 gauge in VG >> excellent condition 90%+. Preferred early - mid 50ís.
Topic: looking for bismuth or tungsten shells
Achorba

Replies: 10
Views: 688

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 4:21 am   Subject: looking for bismuth or tungsten shells
boon hogganbeck, you sound like me on every shotgun forum to exist. Kent upland, hevi-bismuth upland (20/16 ga) and boss 20 gauge in 2.75 bismuth, I believe, have been put on the back burner. If I h ...
Topic: Semi-inletted Stock
Achorba

Replies: 9
Views: 742

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 7:40 pm   Subject: Semi-inletted Stock
Iím interested in replacing an early field style ďperch bellyĒ stock on a model 12. I would like to stay as close to original as possible. Itís been difficult finding anything used that isnít cracked ...
Topic: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Achorba

Replies: 6
Views: 527

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 4:04 am   Subject: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Iíve bought quite a few 16 gauge Auto 5 for $750 and under the past two years. However only 2 of them were Sweets with matted barrels

If you are ever looking to part ways with one of those, I would ...
Topic: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Achorba

Replies: 6
Views: 527

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:05 pm   Subject: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Show me a complete auto 5 for $750 please.

There is one for sale ~12 posts below this one.
Topic: New Boss shot web site and shot sizes
Achorba

Replies: 16
Views: 1202

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:51 pm   Subject: New Boss shot web site and shot sizes
I went with the 3/5ís for this season, as they were out of the other loads and I didnít want to risk being empty handed come November. Iíll report back with performance.
Topic: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Achorba

Replies: 6
Views: 527

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:40 pm   Subject: WANTED: Sweet 16 Auto-5 Barrel
Looking for a sweet 16 (auto-5) barrel. Belgium made, modified choke, matte rib. Iíve looked on eBay, Iím not paying $750 for a barrel. And yes I know Art has a couple listed on GI, they are just ...
Topic: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 10
Views: 648

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:44 pm   Subject: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Nickle Steel and 2 2/4 Chamber

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/910647219

Hoping I can come across something a little more presentable. The added choke doesnít do much for me either. Iíve search ...
Topic: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 10
Views: 648

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:36 am   Subject: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Can I ask.....why not a 2 9/16" chamber? I have a Model 12 made in 1916 with the short chamber. I feed it 2 1/2" reloads with no issue. No issue reloading the shells either. You can either s ...
Topic: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 10
Views: 648

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:40 am   Subject: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Something like this?

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/910657882

Almost, but I do not believe this gun to be 2 3/4. If my research is correct the switch began around 1928. Unless stamped 2 3/4 o ...
Topic: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
Achorba

Replies: 10
Views: 648

PostForum: 16ga. Guns Wanted or For Sale   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 6:41 pm   Subject: WANTED: Nickel Steel Model 12 16 gauge
I do believe you are correct. I would consider an early 30ís prior to the thickened butt stock, after I have exhausted my search for a nickel steel.
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