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by barbarossa
Fri May 29, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good deal or not?
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Good deal or not?

Ya I m leaning on passing on it,as the serial number is kind of cool but really not enough for the price the owner is asking.Also the guy is kind of hard to deal with and won t budge an inch on his price and insists on shipping guns by mail when we could easily meet up and do the deal
by barbarossa
Fri May 29, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good deal or not?
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Good deal or not?

Have a chance to get another belgian 1952 Navy trainer 22lr on the the plus side it has an interesting serial number 007 (must be james bonds gun lol).The owner wants my Ruger no 1 in 303british and $350 for it .I kind of think it's a bit high as I purchased my other belgian trainer For about $400 c...
by barbarossa
Tue May 12, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tula sxs.
Replies: 8
Views: 268

Re: Tula sxs.

I had one of the Bakail hammer guns years ago and it was a good gun ,heavy but built like a tank.I bought a Pedersoli La Bohiemme but sold it when I found a nice V a Bernadelli Italia as i found the Pedersoli a bit heavy and didn t care for the finish on the stock. https://i.postimg.cc/cCHx6Jrm/imag...
by barbarossa
Thu May 07, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keystone mini mosin
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: Keystone mini mosin

Ya I think I m going to give up on the mosin idea and purchase this Geco sportsbuche it s in excellent shape and I can actually get it cheaper the the keystone mini mosin and it s similar to my Mauser ES 350 b that I have
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by barbarossa
Wed May 06, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keystone mini mosin
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: Keystone mini mosin

There is the polish WZ trainer that looks a lot like a mosin but I m hesitant to buy one online because there can be a problem with their extractors that can cause headspace problems and there are few spare parts
by barbarossa
Wed May 06, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keystone mini mosin
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Re: Keystone mini mosin

Yes it is on the small side that is why I would like to hold one in my hands before I decide to buy one
by barbarossa
Sun May 03, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keystone mini mosin
Replies: 12
Views: 469

Keystone mini mosin

Anyone shoot one of the keystone mini mosion rifles I m thinking of getting one to add to the military trainer collection just for the fun of it
by barbarossa
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For those of you that appreciate vintage military arms
Replies: 17
Views: 502

Re: For those of you that appreciate vintage military arms

I always loved the look of the the broom handle mausers especially with the wooden butt stock attachment
by barbarossa
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: new vs. used.
Replies: 18
Views: 683

Re: new vs. used.

I ve bought quite a few guns used online and normally with no problems that said the only used guns I m a bit hesitant with are muzzleloaders are they require a bit of extra care and maintenance especially the bore.Currently I m eyeballing this https://i.postimg.cc/hvdH31H4/Image.jpg https://i.posti...
by barbarossa
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?
Replies: 23
Views: 614

Re: How Do You Burn Through Most Of Your .22 Rimfire?

Lately it's been my Schimdt Rubin 22conversion it's scary accurate

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Or My Belgian Navy 1952 Mauser trainer

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by barbarossa
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 49
Views: 1622

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

If we are especially talking about the movies younger generations will never watch then I ll add my all time favourite war movie the original Alls quiet on the western front .It gives a good glimpse of the excitement and idealism of going to war to the stark reality
by barbarossa
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most entertaining movies no one has seen
Replies: 49
Views: 1622

Re: Most entertaining movies no one has seen

Zulu with micheal Caine
by barbarossa
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A
Replies: 29
Views: 574

Re: Ruger No. 1 A.S.S.R.A

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If it were mine I d chamber it in 303 brit and build it along the lines of this
by barbarossa
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Anyone shoot one of these

It's a hinge action like a single or double barrel shotgun
by barbarossa
Wed Feb 26, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Anyone shoot one of these

I paid $600 canadian for it as it was new old stock.The clerk at the store I bought from said that they had it for about five years in the back as there wasn t much call for that kind of gun around here
by barbarossa
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Anyone shoot one of these

Well I bought it and when I find the proper scope mount I plan on putting a vintage weaver K 3 on it with the post and cross hair recticle https://i.postimg.cc/t4LgdFhR/image.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/vH2TBJTV/image.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/rwdmtfRY/image.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/LsL8xhTt/image.jpg
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Anyone shoot one of these

I don t have one yet but the on I was looking at today was chambered for 308.I m thinking on getting it first thing in the morning if it is still there.Sorry no experience with the 8x60
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone shoot one of these
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Anyone shoot one of these

Anyone shoot one of theses a Brno K1

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by barbarossa
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What turned you on to guns?
Replies: 35
Views: 749

Re: What turned you on to guns?

The history of guns.When I was 15 I bought a copy of the 1976 guns and Ammo annual and in it there was articles on Buffalo rifles, muzzleloaders etc and I was hooked
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The rest of the story please.
Replies: 21
Views: 666

Re: The rest of the story please.

I was thinking of being cremated and having a custom powder horn made up to put my ashes in ,then have the horn hung on the wall under my favourite muzzleloader
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The fickle mind
Replies: 5
Views: 283

Re: The fickle mind

No this one is in Canada
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The fickle mind
Replies: 5
Views: 283

The fickle mind

I was thinking lately of buying a takedown browning BLR in 308 but somehow ended up buying this a Shiloh a Sharps 54carbine in almost new condition.I ma sucker for sharps rifles ,I guess the takedown will have to wait until I have the finances again https://i.postimg.cc/Vv4wK6fc/image.jpg https://i....
by barbarossa
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Morning Breath Now Has A Face
Replies: 9
Views: 534

Re: Morning Breath Now Has A Face

Brain washing young kids to push political agendas is not new ,Hitler did a good job with the hitler youth
by barbarossa
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...
Replies: 9
Views: 311

Re: Tax the Trailbikers and Birdwatchers too...

Where I live we pay a fee added to our yearly registration on our off road vehicles for using the trail systems (for upkeep of the trails) while the hikers,walkers and bicycle people pay nothing and want to ban off road vehicles from the trails.I bet they would change their mind quick if they had to...
by barbarossa
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedersoli 86 carbine
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: Pedersoli 86 carbine

I have one of the Miroku winchester 95 carbine es in 30/06 and it is my favourite lever gun
by barbarossa
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedersoli 86 carbine
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: Pedersoli 86 carbine

Here is a pic

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by barbarossa
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pedersoli 86 carbine
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Pedersoli 86 carbine

Just saw that Pedersoli is coming out in 2020 with an 86 carbine with a casecolored reciever,should make a nice deer gun
by barbarossa
Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Salute to President Trump
Replies: 26
Views: 704

Re: Salute to President Trump

Ripping up that speech shows a complete disrespect for the system they are supposed to represent.It amazes me how these people act if they don t get their own way.People need to come to the realization that they are not interested in the democratic process but only in their own agenda whether the pe...
by barbarossa
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hunting in decline ?
Replies: 18
Views: 452

Re: Hunting in decline ?

Yup we are going the way of the Neanderthals but as one Neanderthal to another I am proud to have belonged to the brotherhood .
by barbarossa
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .303 Levergun.....
Replies: 16
Views: 547

Re: .303 Levergun.....

I do have a Ruger no 1 in 303 and it is one of my favourite deer rifles.I put one of the ruger style express rear sights on it and it makes for a quick pointing hunting rifle
by barbarossa
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .303 Levergun.....
Replies: 16
Views: 547

Re: .303 Levergun.....

I wish winchester would do another run of the 1895 carbines in 303 Brit,I have one in 30/06
and would love to have one in 303 as the originals in 303 were extremely popular here in Canada
by barbarossa
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schmidt. Rubin 22
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Re: Schmidt. Rubin 22

My j Venables and son martini

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by barbarossa
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schmidt. Rubin 22
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Re: Schmidt. Rubin 22

Thanks but i meant the Greener Martini :oops: is it as light and nice handling as it looks. Instill want a Martini Cadet but that one would do just nice too.. todd More pics of the greener https://i.postimg.cc/PJMTgppZ/image.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Prttm49M/image.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/T2jdLS7w/...
by barbarossa
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schmidt. Rubin 22
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Re: Schmidt. Rubin 22

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Long Lee Enfield designed to copy the S.M.L.E SHT Mark II converted around 1912 mine still retains the bolt cover though the magazine cut off is missing as well as the volley sights
by barbarossa
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schmidt. Rubin 22
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Re: Schmidt. Rubin 22

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I love 22s as well,I have an early Enfield trainer ,a mauser DSM,a 1952 Belgian mauser trainer and this Greener Martini 22
by barbarossa
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Schmidt. Rubin 22
Replies: 10
Views: 533

Schmidt. Rubin 22

Took my Schmidt Rubin 22 out today for a little fun today.Shot a little offhand ,gun seems to have a lot of promise (groupings my fault not the rifle as it was a bit cold today) when I get time to do some serious shooting it should prove to be an accurate gun.Also I have to say that shooting it is j...
by barbarossa
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just made a deal on this
Replies: 8
Views: 500

Re: Just made a deal on this

I think I like the belgian navy trainer the best so far but the early Lee trainer with the dust cover is fun to take out rabbit hunting
by barbarossa
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just made a deal on this
Replies: 8
Views: 500

Re: Just made a deal on this

Yup straight pull single shot
by barbarossa
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just made a deal on this
Replies: 8
Views: 500

Just made a deal on this

Just made a deal on this Swiss 1889 converted by hammerli to 22lr will make a nice addition to my growing 22 collection.I already have a mauser DSM trainer,Belgian Navy trainer,early Lee speed 22trainer made for ww1 and a MauserES350

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by barbarossa
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Webley question
Replies: 9
Views: 387

Re: Webley question

The webley mark v revolvers were chambered for 44/40 and 45 colt for export to the states
by barbarossa
Wed Dec 25, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Well?!?! Who got something good?
Replies: 44
Views: 1208

Re: Well?!?! Who got something good?

I got a umarex Webley VI 177 cal pellet gun
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by barbarossa
Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Six months with new Henry side loader
Replies: 10
Views: 428

Re: Six months with new Henry side loader

I have one of the Henry original carbines in 410 and the only problem I ve had with was the gun would jam on the last shell.The gun has the 3shot tube in it and I found that the screw that limits the shell capacity in the mag tube had become loose and the shell was hanging up on it.Just tightened it...
by barbarossa
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Umarex Lugar Air Pistol
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: Umarex Lugar Air Pistol

Looks like a fun little gun.My umarex webley(if santa brings it 😊) will be the 177 pellet version and will be just the ticket for those snow bound days this winter.I ve already set up a little range in my basement for it.
by barbarossa
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information
Replies: 27
Views: 842

Re: 5 shot top break revolvers ...... suggetions sought for further information

Speaking of top break revolvers has anyone tried out one of theses umarex pellet guns ,I ve read a lot of good reviews on them.I ve been told by my wife that there might be a chance that Santa might be bringing me one

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by barbarossa
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru
Replies: 48
Views: 2065

Re: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru

In reality the loss of ones standing in a forum such as this is probably hurts more than anything else.Once your integrity is gone it s a long hard road getting it back.There must be a back story here as one normally doesn t sell their integrity so cheap.I can think of all kinds of addictions etc th...
by barbarossa
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru
Replies: 48
Views: 2065

Re: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru

I ve bought and sold a lot online and for the most part have had very few problems.One time though I sold a gun to a fellow on another forum I m on and recieved an email about 2 days later that he wanted his money back because he wasn t happy with it.I figured ok no problem kinda of a bummer though ...
by barbarossa
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To restore or not
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: To restore or not

It s going to be a winter project for those cold indoor days.I m actually looking forward to doing it, as I stated I'm not going to touch the stock or anything else just the barreled action.It will make areal neat gun to take to the monthly Turkey shoots at the club(If it's too accurate they ll prob...
by barbarossa
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Picked up a gun just for the fun value
Replies: 5
Views: 660

Re: Picked up a gun just for the fun value

I have the longer barreled version of that gun the plains model and love it.I like the single trigger as it makes it easier to use in the winter rabbit hunting with gloves on.I also switched out the nipples for musket nipples
by barbarossa
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To restore or not
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: To restore or not

Yeah I ve decided to rhand polish and reblue it as the stock is in such nice shape it would a shame not to.The trigger guard etc are in great shape as well so it will just be the action and the barrel that gets a nice makeover
by barbarossa
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: To restore or not
Replies: 21
Views: 1157

Re: To restore or not

https://i.postimg.cc/g0mpYCSf/image.jpg Here s a pic of one of the spots.I m leaning towards refinishing the barrel mainly because I will never sell it .I had one of these mauser 350s before when I was at gunsmithing school that I found at a pawn shop in Lakewood ,Colorado.The gun was missing the r...