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04-18-2019 07:54 AM
Drilling Man
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Originally Posted by Rushcreek View Post
A Darne 16 gauge SxS.
I've owned a Darne 16 ga.,,(or two ?) I wasn't all that impressed with them...

With the way they are designed, the wood has to be a bit "cluby" right where I didn't want it to be... I shot one enough to know I didn't like the feel of them.

DM
04-17-2019 09:32 PM
Dee A factory Matt finished 1100 Remington. It'll do anything I need a shotgun to do.
04-17-2019 07:19 PM
105745 I guess I'll have to stick to my 870, I bought it new in the 60s and it still looks new. I am a fanatic about guns, I'd rather eat bees than scratch a gun. If I buy something new I won't use it, I will just keep on using the old. I guess it is the product of growing up, never had anything new. I admire the purdys and all of the fancy shotguns just don't want one and wouldn't dream of hunting with it if I had one. I still buy the kinds of things I couldn't afford before but those are just kindof standard grade items.

mike
04-17-2019 06:29 PM
va rifleman Have a hankering for a 20 ga Citori lightning. Looking at SxS’s till I found what the same money would buy in a O/U.
04-17-2019 05:28 PM
Rushcreek A Darne 16 gauge SxS.

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03-26-2019 01:58 PM
Shootall3
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Originally Posted by gpa&hisguns View Post
You guys are depressing me something awful! I have a real nice 37 Ithaca Featherweight that doesn't go afield because I'm afraid of scratching it. Guns aren't for looking at....are they?

You see I have this fear of leaving my boy parts hanging on a barbed wire fence so the perfect gun is the one that I can lay across that fence and push down whilst I step across. Should Roy tie up with a big raccoon or coyote my gun is apt to be used as a club. Horse weeds and brush? You always lead with the gun! Enter the perfect gun...My Mossberg 500s. One in 20 ga and one in 12 ga.. They are the ugliest things ever you saw but they don't even care if I go hunting when it's raining cats and dogs. I just squirt them down with PB Blaster and blow them out with the air hose and they are good to go!

Some of those guns shown above are works of art and are to be appreciated as such. They deserve better than the likes of me. The prettiest shotgun that I have ever seen personally was in a glass case at a brain surgeons house. We were there looking at one of his motorcycles that was for sale. In that case was a pair of Filli Rizzini double guns. One a 12 and the other a 20. Value at the time was north of 100 grand for the pair. Which upon hearing made the hair on the back of my neck stand up a little!

I am utilitarian by nature and it shows in my hunting guns and the truck that I drive. The only areas that I have ever splurged on was in regards to my wife and the motorcycles that we rode together.
My grandfather had a Parker hammer gun with a grouve across the fore end from pushing barbed wire down to cross.
03-26-2019 10:06 AM
gpa&hisguns You guys are depressing me something awful! I have a real nice 37 Ithaca Featherweight that doesn't go afield because I'm afraid of scratching it. Guns aren't for looking at....are they?

You see I have this fear of leaving my boy parts hanging on a barbed wire fence so the perfect gun is the one that I can lay across that fence and push down whilst I step across. Should Roy tie up with a big raccoon or coyote my gun is apt to be used as a club. Horse weeds and brush? You always lead with the gun! Enter the perfect gun...My Mossberg 500s. One in 20 ga and one in 12 ga.. They are the ugliest things ever you saw but they don't even care if I go hunting when it's raining cats and dogs. I just squirt them down with PB Blaster and blow them out with the air hose and they are good to go!

Some of those guns shown above are works of art and are to be appreciated as such. They deserve better than the likes of me. The prettiest shotgun that I have ever seen personally was in a glass case at a brain surgeons house. We were there looking at one of his motorcycles that was for sale. In that case was a pair of Filli Rizzini double guns. One a 12 and the other a 20. Value at the time was north of 100 grand for the pair. Which upon hearing made the hair on the back of my neck stand up a little!

I am utilitarian by nature and it shows in my hunting guns and the truck that I drive. The only areas that I have ever splurged on was in regards to my wife and the motorcycles that we rode together.
03-26-2019 08:14 AM
Shootall3 More a gun I dreamed up. Remington 870. 20" rifle sighted barrel. Screw in chokes and magazine extension. Choke tubes include stright rifled , rifles , cyl , i'c , mod , Iight 'm , im , lf , full and xxf. You can use it for alot of things.
02-02-2019 08:45 AM
Darkgael
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Originally Posted by flmason View Post
Dream shotgun? Don't laugh... one that handles like my Pardner Single Shot... but magically reloads itself!

I want a repeater that weighs and handles like a single shot.
Well....The Winchester model 59 winlite pretty much fills the bill. The Pardner weighs 5lbs. 11oz. the model 59 comes in at five ounces heavier. I have used mine without the forend....does not affect function at all....and that brings the weight down under 6lbs.
My other lightweight is a 12 gauge Franchi AL 48 which weighs the same as your Pardner.

Pete
02-02-2019 03:04 AM
flmason Dream shotgun? Don't laugh... one that handles like my Pardner Single Shot... but magically reloads itself!

I want a repeater that weighs and handles like a single shot.
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