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Topic: 16ga of the rifle world
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:28 pm   Subject: 16ga of the rifle world
My long gone 2nd cousin Maury would fit in here. He shot a 16-gauge Parker Bros. GHE and a Winchester Model 70 in .257 Roberts.
Topic: 16ga of the rifle world
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:00 pm   Subject: 16ga of the rifle world
A Savage Model 99 in .22 Savage High Power.
Topic: Polychoke
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2021 9:15 am   Subject: Polychoke
Are you talking a Remington barrel with the integral Poly-Choke?

https://i.imgur.com/xQvngIo.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/A8uzDO2.jpg

They are kind of a collector item!!
Topic: The Gaudy one
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Replies: 16
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:13 pm   Subject: The Gaudy one
Great pictures. Thanks for sharing.
Topic: Weeel, have to retrieve a Parker VH
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:18 pm   Subject: Weeel, have to retrieve a Parker VH
At the time your gun was made in 1916, the heaviest 16-gauge loads our ammunition manufacturers offered were one ounce pushed by 2 3/4 drams of bulk smokeless powder or 22 grains of dense smokeless po ...
Topic: Model 870 BDL
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:31 pm   Subject: Model 870 BDL
The BDL had slightly better wood than the ADL. When introduced the prices were --

Model 870 AP $69.95
Model 870 BC $81.45
Model 870 ADL $79.95
Model 870 BDL $91.45
Topic: Model 870 BDL
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 8:32 am   Subject: Model 870 BDL
From the October 1950 Remington Arms Co., Inc. that introduced the Model 870.

https://i.imgur.com/ZyTURma.jpg

Even much rarer would be the Model 870 BC "Special" Grade. I have only se ...
Topic: Model 870 BDL
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Replies: 8
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:04 pm   Subject: Model 870 BDL
Here is one that doesn't come along too often.

https://www.gunsinternational.com/guns-for-sale-online/shotguns/remington-shotguns-pump/remington-870-bdl-16-gauge.cfm?gun_id=101761511

In the earl ...
Topic: Quality.
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Replies: 30
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:40 pm   Subject: Quality.
Old houses built with solid foundations and plaster & lathe walls

With lead paint, lead pipes, post & tube wiring, inadequate insulation, single pane windows, on and on.... No thanks, grew ...
Topic: Lefever side plate shotgun
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 7:17 pm   Subject: Lefever side plate shotgun
I canít understand why anyone would lengthen the chambers on such an old gun to 3 inches.

At the time these guns were being built the makers would chamber them for any length shell the customer wa ...
Topic: Win model 12
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Replies: 10
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2021 8:52 am   Subject: Win model 12
To my eyes the Ithaca Model 37 with its slab-sided receiver just looks cheap. The Remington Model 17 with the boss at the front and back of the receiver looks so much better. And, the boys and girls ...
Topic: dumb question #2
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 6:19 pm   Subject: dumb question #2
Some of the earlier model Ithaca doubles had the three-position safety.
Topic: Win model 12
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:06 pm   Subject: Win model 12
The Winchester Catalog No. 83, 1925, states the 20-gauge is chambered for 2 1/2 inch shells and the 16-gauge is chambered for 2 9/16 inch shells. The Game, The Gun, The Ammunition Winchester booklet ...
Topic: Dumb question for the day
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:05 pm   Subject: Dumb question for the day
Browning's idea was not new.

From the first decade of the twentieth century --

https://i.imgur.com/QX2M7Jl.jpg
Topic: REMINGTON MODEL 11
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 2:25 pm   Subject: REMINGTON MODEL 11
My 1938 16-gauge Sportsman is a 26-inch solid rib gun choked imp cyl. Remington pumps and autoloaders were offered in full choke, modified choke and cylinder bore until the mid-1930s when improved cy ...
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