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by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

Well I received an mail from the Parker Collectors Association with a digital copy of the letter no 28" barrels mentioned so I took the forend apart and not only were the barrels and forend iron stamped with the correct serial number but so was the forend wood . So I feel pretty safe that the 28 inc...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

GunnyMack wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:39 pm
Uh oh what's wrong with it? Damage in shipping or not as advertised?
Not as nice as claimed !
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Well I just got off the phone with the seller and looks like I’m keeping it and getting half my money returned .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

i received the circa 1894 DH 10 today . And I’m pretty sure it’s going back .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

Wow I just opened the PGCA forum and the gentleman that does the letters PM’d me and told me he’d most likely have the paper letter in the USPS tommorrow ! Coming from Harrisburg PA to central VA I just made got have it Saturday ! I had asked him to scan it and email it also if he didn’t mind and I’...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:47 pm
Enjoy your trip!
Thanks ! I cannot wait to see the wife and our little man !!!
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by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:57 pm
Didnt you say you were heading to the Philippines? I sure hope you get your shots!
Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever

https://www.foxnews.com/world/philippin ... ngue-fever
Yes I’m leaving Monday at 13:20 from Dullus .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Re: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

I have a couple other 32 inch 12's ones a GH Damascus that's M&M and a set of twist barrels that fit a 3 frame that are also not super tight . I think my buddy used a flat gauge on the chokes and didn't measure . A LOT of Parkers are over bore so then the chokes don't seem tight . But on the other h...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set
Replies: 8
Views: 125

Parker VH 12 gauge 2 barrel set

Someone brought a Parker VH 12 gauge 2 frame two barrel set in the shop Tuesday . Guns a bit ruffish but it locks up tight and the barrels ring true . So as you might expect it's found it's way into my accumulation . Has a 32" set which is what it's listed as in the Parker Serialization book and a s...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely

Nothing against the crowd across the pond but I like American steam traction engines a bit more . But then I used to own several Frick steam engines that were made in Waynesboro PA .Oh and not one of the engines I used to own , just a YouTube vid . https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zwspNFBg9Lw
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely

Brit cable plowing steam traction engines ! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc0QNh0P_0k
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Our cousins the Brits do steam very nicely

I like the roading or freighting engines whichever you wanna call them that were being used in this video . I also like their plowing steam engines they’d use a pair of BIG engines with winches under the barrels of the boilers and cable the plows back and forth across the fields . I however never ca...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

6pt I saw a Parker in 28 yesterday at a gun show in Dripping Springs. I noticed the nice wood and 6500 price tag and kept moving. There was an old dude there with a nice ax collection. He was asleep :D Sounds like that might have been one of the Parker Repro 28’s ! Was it in a case etc ? Good price...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Got the tracking number earlier today on the later DH 10 it’s coming from Phoenix and scheduled to be delivered here 7/18/19 next Thursday ! Which is great as I’m leaving for the Philippines Monday 7/22/19 and be gone until 8/22/19 . So atleast I can look it over before I leave in case there are any...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

gamekeeper wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:05 pm
So Tennessee Ernie Ford was singing about a Fox B 311 .410 in Shotgun Boogie.... :D I kinda like that song.. :oops:
Evidently !
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

I have another DH 10 coming from a guy in AZ . Found it on GunInternational , supposedly he sent it yesterday so it’ll get here before I leave on the 22nd . This DH has the later engraving pattern which has much more scrollwork I guess you’d say . CBE8AF04-D01C-4861-9FEC-7141817F8056.jpeg 47346A05-9...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Yeah, I like to swing by the Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing site now and again to dream. I can stare at the engraved Fox copies in 28 and 410 for hours. But there's nothing on those pages under $20k. Something worth noting “original” AH Fox guns were ONLY made in 12 , 16 and 20 gauges . That's i...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Rimfire McNutjob wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:23 pm
Yeah, I like to swing by the Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing site now and again to dream. I can stare at the engraved Fox copies in 28 and 410 for hours. But there's nothing on those pages under $20k.
Something worth noting “original” AH Fox guns were ONLY made in 12 , 16 and 20 gauges .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Yeah, I like to swing by the Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing site now and again to dream. I can stare at the engraved Fox copies in 28 and 410 for hours. But there's nothing on those pages under $20k. At the Southern SxS in 2018 I checked out Galazans truck , they had a pile of original and their...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Re: Rock Island Auction

Rimfire McNutjob wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:43 pm
Nice looking gun. I've always wanted a side-by-side in 28 or 410. I'm always hesitant because I'm not knowledgeable in that area.
I’d like to add 28 and 410 Parker’s to my accumulation. But a decent Parker V grade 28 is 10G’s and up and a 410 V will start at 20G’s .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rock Island Auction
Replies: 18
Views: 420

Rock Island Auction

A Parker I purchased in the June Rock Island Auction arrived today . It’s a circa 1889 DH 10 gauge on a 3 frame with 30” barrels . Gun actually looks better then I was expecting after the fiasco at their last Auction with the 4 frame Parker ! This gun is a second year of hammerless production gun an...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 545

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

Alan, the Auto 5 has always fit me very well, although I didn't care for it in 12 gauge. You are lucky to have a Winchester Model 59 -- so far ahead of its time when it came out in 1960. Pretty sure the late Frank Woolner thought it the finest New England grouse gun ever built. I bought a 59 about ...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unasked-For AR Advice
Replies: 14
Views: 394

Re: Unasked-For AR Advice

I’ve got a pair of 10’s and a 15 . I don’t look at them as self defense items or something like that . They’re used mostly to punch holes in paper and punch holes in some poor unsuspecting brown cloven hooved rats :lol:
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200
Replies: 26
Views: 545

Re: Winchester Model 12 vs 1200

Get the 16 gauge Model 12 the chamber might be 2 9/16” or it might be 2 3/4” . The quality between a pre 64 Model 12 vs a 1200 is like night and day .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:02 am
I believe it is a DH, think this gun is in Alabama? I'll try to find it again.

https://www.gunsinternational.com/guns- ... =101253346
That’s not the Clark Gable gun but that’s the same dealer in MS that has the 79G DH 8 gauge .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

That looks like a keeper! I was researching a couple things on an auction site yesterday, saw a Parker 28 ga listed... Only 49 grand! 49G’s that sounds like the Cary Grant 32” 28 gauge , think it was a DHE or CHE . I’ll be happy if I can sneak up on an mostly original VH or VHE 28 gauge with uncut ...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

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by 6pt-sika
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

Well it seems a third DH 10 gauge is on its way to Virginia ! Circa 1893 3 frame 30” factory original barrels . This one has the later DH engraving pattern slightly more filling then what’s in my two circa 1889 DH’s ! F6B32276-C9BC-4396-8EB3-D364DE113B95.jpeg 10FEBDF2-38DD-4CEF-A9E0-A2CD5CDE53AB.jpe...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regarding the Jim Beam warehouse fire
Replies: 10
Views: 305

Re: Regarding the Jim Beam warehouse fire

Never did like Jim Beam :!: I like the square black bottle from Lynchburg Tennessee myself :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 276

Re: 338 Federal

Scrumbag wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:42 am
Looks very interesting for a pig stomper
Not piggies , we shoot deer at night sometimes on damage control .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 276

Re: 338 Federal

Rimfire McNutjob wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Oh, I didn't realize the Encore Pro Hunter was a full rifle. My brain was thinking of the original Contender pistol.
Only Encore or Contender I ever had that would jar you was a Contender in 444 with I think a 12” barrel .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 276

Re: 338 Federal

I too had a barrel for my encore, wasnt overly impressed with the barrel and set it on its merry way. But since I'm a .338 fan I picked up a Ruger 77 Hawkeye in 338 federal, shot a cow elk with it- worked just fine. Now it sits in the safe next to my K98 338 Win Mag which also killed an elk. At the...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 276

Re: 338 Federal

Out of curiosity, did you ever happen to touch off a 338 Federal in the T/C Encore? Was there a tendon/ligament check afterward? How is it you don't have a #1 in 338 Federal? Or was it your father with the #1 stash? Yeah the Encore shot nicely , in the #1’s we had a 338 Win Mag for awhile never did...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

Sounds like a great trap gun! I would usually say 28” barrels are to short for trap . But I shot with some friends one Friday evening a few years ago at a club in Bucks County PA . I didn’t bring a gun and borrowed a friends Browning Citori 28” field gun that was made before screw ins and was choke...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 338 Federal
Replies: 12
Views: 276

338 Federal

I had a 338 Federal 7 or 8 years ago or rather a barrel in that caliber for the Encore Pro Hunter I used to have . Well since Jerry’s Sporting declared bankruptcy I’ve ordered s left handed Savage Model 11 in 260 REM for the wife and a day or two ago I ordered another Savage in 338 Federal and six b...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

Under the present circumstances at home it’s kinda oughtta the question for me to get out to the gun club and shoot any trap or skeet or 5 stand . But I have shot my new to me DH 12 a dozen or so times trimming tree limbs I can’t reach with the aluminum ladder and chain saw :wink: Guns choked very t...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

The guns looks like it is in very good condition. Think is listed at 74g's. Hmm how many pellets of 00 go into an 8? Crosnoe has one as well on GI for about 10G’s less . Also DH and also fluid steel , think that one’s 36 or 38 inches . Dunno about 00 in an 8 gauge . Loading an 8 is not something I’...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This new .410 addiction
Replies: 18
Views: 284

Re: This new .410 addiction

OMG “sold a 28” that’s blasphemous :shock: :lol: :lol:
by 6pt-sika
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

Hey 6 pt I found you a Parker DH 8guage! Guns international, just listed today. It's in great shape but you might have to sell the rest of your Parker's to pay for it! Sorry but my phone won't let me copy the link... Yeah I was told about it a couple days ago . Steve Barnett and I think he’s asking...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??
Replies: 22
Views: 358

Re: Another another 410 topic! Special loading data??

Hi Nath, I had one of those with the full length moderator, looked a bit like a Lewis gun :wink: I found it not so quiet in confined areas but I only ever used standard ammo. My use of silencers is more with sub sonic center fire rifles . Anyway you speak of sound in a confined area . I used a 308 ...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

While the grade and condition of this new to me gun is good they aren’t what I consider to be the important factors . This gun is built on the 3 frame which is standard for the 10 gauge . 10’s on a 2 frame are considered light and the 2 frame is considered standard for a 12 . The second aspect of th...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

I know next to nothing about Parkers but I do recognize the superior fit and finish they exhibit. This new one seems to be a very high grade from the quality of the wood to the coverage of the engraving. Condition of this piece is very high on whatever scale you choose to grade it on. I like it. I'...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Locksley Hunting Set
Replies: 23
Views: 397

Re: Locksley Hunting Set

BlaineG wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:28 pm
Locksley = Sir Robin of Locksley = Robin Hood....Love that story.
Yeah when I intially read this I thought wouldn’t that be something if the son’s name is “Robin” :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

gamekeeper wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Stop it 6pt you're killin' me... :mrgreen:
That’s what my checkbook keeps saying :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

GunnyMack wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:44 am
I'd say you did good! That has a really nice hunk o walnut!!

Just remember, you can adopt me and I'll make sure those are well taken care of :D
:wink:
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

I'd say this one , the little 1928 VHE 20 gauge and the circa 1889 EH 10 gauge are the three nicest Parker's I have in my possession at the moment . The VHE 20 gauge . Parker 20 a.png Parker 20 b.png Parker 20 d.png The circa 1889 EH 10 gauge on a 2 frame . IMG_6034.JPG IMG_6035.JPG IMG_6033.JPG IMG...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Re: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

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by 6pt-sika
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame
Replies: 25
Views: 360

Parker DH 12 gauge 3 frame

Just purchased a circa 1901 Parker DH 12 gauge on a 3 frame with factory original 28 inch barrels and a flat top rib . This flat rib thing was news to me until a month or two ago . Talked to the genmtleman last night and he dropped by the house this morning around 10:00 . he brought along a very nic...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what would hunt with?
Replies: 29
Views: 626

Re: what would hunt with?

41 Redhawk wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:51 pm
JNG wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:45 pm
You are right. Deer and pigs is what I would hunt.

Joe
Pigs in Ohio? Is the 38-55 one of the legal guns? It's not quite a "straight wall"
"Pigs in Ohio ?" One does not need FOUR legs to be a PIG :lol: :lol: :lol: