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I just wanted to share this story. The other day my boss brought in 22. and asked me to look at it. He said it just wouldn't shoot any more. I had to admit to him that I hadn't seen one before, and didn't know what it was. As it was given to him by a farmer,as payment for trapping gophers, back in the late 50's. It is, as he received it, cracked butt stock,(taped together). The receiver/ barrel screw, was missing, and also wired and taped together. Which in turn covered any and all identification marks. Well, I told I would take it home, and see what I could do. It turned out to be mostly dirt, and the hammer spring was weak. now it fires fine. But the big surprise came, when I removed all the tape and wire. It revealed its true identity, a Remington Improved Model 6 rolling block. Wish it was MINE!!!! It won't take much to fix the crack in the stock. And I found a barrel screw, that looks real close to pictures I found. After some minor rust removal, it should make 50-60% of mint, maybe better, I'm not much on appraisals. Wish it was MINE!! :eek: O.
 

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Just goes to show you how things change. Back in them days the farmer probably thought he could unload a what he considered junker 22 to the kid trapping gophers for him and being a kid thought getting a real gun was great. I know I would have felt that way. Now with a little TLC it is again a desirable gun again and worth fixing up. I agree with you I would not mind a Rolling Block in 22 also. It would be a great companion piece along side my 1902 Remington RB rebarreled to 45/70. Jim :p
 
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