Search found 7591 matches

by 6pt-sika
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru
Replies: 23
Views: 401

Re: Heads up on unscrupulous seller on here - Pete44ru

I have sold a lot online and continue to do so . We always give as good a description as we can and give CLEAR pictures of any problems an item may have . Granted from time to time you’re going to overlook something if you do it enough but not by 60-80% of finish quality . I also say you can return ...
by 6pt-sika
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 8 gauge
Replies: 1
Views: 31

8 gauge

Anyone have any 8 gauge loading tools that they wanna let go of or know where something along those lines might be for sale ? I’m in negotiations for an 8 gauge hammer gun , no not a Parker (I wish) but an 8 none the less . I figured I’d get feelers out looking for loading tools before I possibly ac...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Winchester Model 12 Super-X

The Model 12 Heavy Duck arrived today . In a lot of ways it looked better than I anticipated . The rib just might be what’s considered factory . When I got home I took it out and shot one round each of factory 3” buckshot #1 , 00 and 000 at 25 yards . Amazingly they all shot nicely in the full choke...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 50 Beowulf handloading topic...
Replies: 23
Views: 547

Re: 50 Beowulf handloading topic...

I’ve loaded for and shot my gunsmith buddies 50 Beo . Matter of fact his 50 was the first AR I ever killed a deer with . I load the Hornady rubber tipped if my memory is correct they’re 350 grains . When I used his gun I shot some non fragnable factory rounds because he wanted to see how they did on...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker PH 10 gauge
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: Parker PH 10 gauge

30-30 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:58 am
I have really enjoyed the older shotguns you have been picking up lately...nice pics too ... :)
Thanks
by 6pt-sika
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12-3-19 Morning out !!
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: 12-3-19 Morning out !!

Dont you scratch my 28 !!! :D sure hope you get a nice fat doe close enough to try those 28 loads!! The 28 was in a gun sock until everything was situated up the tree and went back in it before I started back down . I know I have a 20 gauge on the same size frame but this little 28 sure seems more ...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12-3-19 Morning out !!
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: 12-3-19 Morning out !!

Unfortunately I’ve gotta get down in about 15 minutes my Border Terrier has her annual check up today at 10:30 :roll:
by 6pt-sika
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 12-3-19 Morning out !!
Replies: 4
Views: 365

12-3-19 Morning out !!

Got out this AM and set up a good thirty minutes before legal shooting time . Carried my unblooded 6mm-06 loaded with Berger 115 VLD handloads and also gingerly brought along my circa 1904 Parker VH 28 gauge loaded with a hand cast Handloaded slug in the right barrel and hadoaded#1 buck in the left ...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs
Replies: 16
Views: 738

Re: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs

Nath wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:10 am
Wow. What a gem 8)

Do you guys not have 65&67mm cases?
Tons of options over here.
You can get 2 1/2” shells from RST here .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs
Replies: 16
Views: 738

Re: Sweden, not just good for Ikea and meatballs

That gun looks very similar to the one the actor portraying Ward Allen in the move “Savanah” carried when he duck hunted . :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I snagged a pair of Winchester 1894 special order rifles
Replies: 11
Views: 738

Re: I snagged a pair of Winchester 1894 special order rifles

Congrats ! If it were me I’d have gone 32-40 first , 25-35 second , 38-55 third , 32 Special fourth and 30 WCF last .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

And finally a single shot again from the left barrel with #3 buck . Tommorrow I’ll be loaded with a slug in the right and #1 in the left .
EBFB017B-930A-47F8-B07C-1D252D57FFE4.jpeg
57D47ED4-DB04-424E-866A-CE511AFB2318.jpeg
by 6pt-sika
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

also took one shot from the left barrel with #2 buck .
AFCE9E24-CBDF-4BD4-94A1-5E1D6C85B478.jpeg
3CBBE880-D00F-44F7-BCA8-63135225A90A.jpeg
by 6pt-sika
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

Went out this afternoon to reinforce my trust in the little 28 with slugs and buckshot . Tried three slugs from the right barrel at 25 yards and then one shot with the left barrel loaded with #1 buck . 787E624A-C35F-424C-AA3A-20712B974536.jpeg 7C91BB1E-D2A3-48BD-924A-FF9FEE552BBF.jpeg 81924F4A-14F4-...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1948 Marlin 336A, 30-30 with “JM” barrel
Replies: 14
Views: 707

Re: 1948 Marlin 336A, 30-30 with “JM” barrel

Are you sure the scope isn’t a J 2.5 ? If it is it isn’t a rim fire scope . Never acquired a 336A when I had my Marlin accumulation but I had five or six of the 336SC which is the same thing except with a 20” barrel . Three I had were Ballard and three were Micro .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 11-29-19
Replies: 2
Views: 475

11-29-19

Went out Saturday morning watched the power line that runs down one side of our property . Legal shooting time started at 06:38 that’s thirty minutes before sunrise at 07:08 . Had a couple slick heads come in kinda behind me over my left shoulder . Coulda taken a shot but it was kinda brushy back th...
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker Grade 1 10 gauge two barrel set
Replies: 24
Views: 367

Re: Parker Grade 1 10 gauge two barrel set

Besides buckshot and slugs I took this one to the range for the first time for a round of skeet on Black Friday ! This gun handles very well with the 26” open barrel . Sorry to say I’ve not tried the longer barrel .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning Belgian Superposed
Replies: 23
Views: 609

Re: Browning Belgian Superposed

Shot the Broadway on Black Friday it was doing well for me until a firing pin gave up the ghost . My buddy ordered a pair of firing pins a pair of firing pin springs and a pair of hammer springs . Figured I’d get uhm all at once :wink:
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Parker PH 10 gauge
Replies: 8
Views: 473

Re: Parker PH 10 gauge

Shot skeet with this old bird on Black Friday gunnhandles well but for the third quick round it was getting heavy . This gun weighs an ounce or two over ten pounds .
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Winchester Model 12 Super-X

This one is supposed to be delivered this coming Tuesday December 3rd !
by 6pt-sika
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

Black Friday this year was pretty neat ! I sat in a treestand until about 09:00 then came to the house changed clothes and went to the gun club shot a round of skeet with the little VH 28 then a round with the Parker G1 10 gauge hammer with 26” , then a round with the Parker PH 10 gauge and another ...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS

Now I’m not telling you to do this that or the other when it comes to shooting this gun . However if it were in my possession I would after I tapped the barrels to see if they rang true and had the butt stock looked at . But when time came to shoot I have no issue with shooting factory express loads...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS

Will either or both barrels float a dime ? Typically I would say a 28” would be M&F however I’ve found with a Parker most any choke combination is possible and the right barrel isn’t necissarily the more open barrel .
by 6pt-sika
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS

That gun has relatively good case coloring although light but you can still see it . Almost all the screws appear not messed with or buggered . The wood at the cheeks or head of the stock whichever you care to call it looks a little to proud but that might be an optical illusion. There’s nothing wro...
by 6pt-sika
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS
Replies: 13
Views: 420

Re: Need a little help Id-ing a Parker SxS

You have a VH built on a 2 frame that was made in 1902 . From your pics I couldn’t see if it has ejectors or extractors . If it has ejectors it’s a VHE . Looks in pretty decent shape !
by 6pt-sika
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cabelas Find: Marlin 1894 38-40 Takedown
Replies: 11
Views: 708

Re: Cabelas Find: Marlin 1894 38-40 Takedown

Shrapnel wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:33 am
Bill in Oregon wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:27 am
Love to see all that old Marlin casehardening still intact.

Can you believe someone thought it was a good idea to send it to Turnbull for restoration?
To each his own but I’d much rather have a nice honest original 30% gun over a complete resto gun .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

My unfounded opinion on this gun is that some well off sport bought it new and later wanted it embellished . I also believe the sport hunted in AR , MS or LA for waterfowl the guns 30” F&F . I also believe at some point the sport gave it to someone possibly the guy I got it from’s grandfather . I do...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Received a copy of the Fox factory card little while ago . Gun was definitely restocked drop at heel and comb changed noticeably. Also said it left the factory as an A grade .
by 6pt-sika
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Usually the fine grades of guns wind up in nice condition a hundred years later...don't think I ever saw a well used Deluxe 1886 Winchester.....one thing for sure, when you see any gun that has lots of wear/use it means they shot good.--6 There’s been some speculation on the Parker forum that this ...
by 6pt-sika
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage

How does it carry and come to the shoulder? I consider that a very important aspect to a rifle and is personal to every one. Within reason I don’t worry about that as much with a rifle as I do with a shotgun . But the majority of my deer shooting is from a stand and not under duress . If I were wal...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:08 pm
Ummm- ground blind comes to mind!
At my chosen spots ground blinds aren’t much good . Twenty plus feet up in the air is a far better plan .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

GunnyMack wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:26 pm
It sure has seen some time on the range! But if it's on face I see no reason why you shouldn't try some of your buckshot :D !
The levers left of center I wanna let my buddy tighten it back up a bit and put a new pad on it . Later I’ll get my friend that does stock work to fix the finial .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

All jokes aside when I take this one out it’ll wear a gun sock until I have it up whatever tree I’m gonna be perched in .
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

Now comes the question ! When am I gonna have enough nerve to take this little gun out in the woods and try to smite down a terrifying man eating Virginia Whitetail :lol:
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Few more ! 31CC68C8-5D86-48E7-8F3F-7CB58DDF5DF0.jpeg 151B4A7A-FC6E-4D6E-B170-3A8BA006C79B.jpeg D421D8FA-63BA-4031-8CAE-BEA0BF67DB6B.jpeg 8318D9A3-1801-4683-9057-AA764E634E01.jpeg 7A2EDEAB-DA70-4298-8FDD-F106D5DFCC7E.jpeg 0718FF81-46B6-4F51-BA68-063C5D36E822.jpeg 5F69B681-74AC-4B54-8CCE-173FA8AFD24F....
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Some more visual aids of my new to me old beater Fox :wink: 67F48E59-A1D1-4A08-A558-4FE7327CBC9D.jpeg 611BDFAE-480E-456D-9176-9D4A5936FF67.jpeg F45D461B-6203-4B9C-8484-94D45405CF96.jpeg CAAB68F6-90C9-4F4F-AE40-87CB66D90B8E.jpeg 1231933F-BD3C-4609-A983-53FA0DF83124.jpeg 37496A07-420B-41EA-8251-C28B39...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

I'm a fan of both Foxes and Parkers with a a slight preference for Foxes based on sentimental reasons. My grandfather's main hunting gun was a 12 ga Sterlingworth, I've done hobby level gunsmithing projects on both brands to either restore them to mechanically shootable condition or to keep them sh...
by 6pt-sika
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Finally !
Replies: 70
Views: 1846

Re: Finally !

No one came in the shop “overly” bothering me and I just got finished up ! Twenty five of each buckshot and the slug load DONE !
4E52D082-C1CB-41DD-840C-B6C253BAC566.jpeg
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

The first two pics of that set I took at Sanford NC two years ago the third pic was from Morphys latest auction .
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company of New Britain, Connecticut are proud to announce our production of the higher grades of the original A.H. Fox 16, 20, 28 and .410 Gauge Double Barrel Shotgun. I even handled a .22LR SxS made by Tony on the Fox frame... Yes, I've handled that Sxs 22 as well...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Winchester Model 12 Super-X

I've got a Super X Trap grade factory engraved, but on the 1400 action that I bought in the 70's. They were designed to feel like the Model 12, but be semiauto. It's a tack driver, and the most accurate shotgun I've ever owned. Also have an original Field Grade 1400 I bought later on for hunting. I...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

The only thing I have against Fox is the fact that they never saw fit to make any 10 or 28 gauge guns :wink: Connecticut Shotgun Manufacturing Company of New Britain, Connecticut are proud to announce our production of the higher grades of the original A.H. Fox 16, 20, 28 and .410 Gauge Double Barr...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

My Grade AE 20ga A.H.Fox didn't have that checkering pattern or engraving - Yours looks like it's a higher C-grade. The receiver being marked as an A-grade leaves IMO two possibilities: * An A-grade receiver was used to made a C-grade, with commensurate engraving & checkering * A C-grade receiver w...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

Re: AH Fox “A” ?

Quite a fancy looking gun in its day. 8) I have never seen or handled a A.H.Fox but I assume they have a good reputation for being well made. Actually Ansley H. Fox started out as a shooter/salesman for Parker Brothers then later started his company . I’ve owned several Fox Guns but mostly Sterling...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AH Fox “A” ?
Replies: 22
Views: 563

AH Fox “A” ?

Just picked up a Fox today that’s marked as an A on the water table and was made in 1910 but the engraving and checkering are not commensurate with an A or B for that matter . It is a bit roughish . The thing is a 12 and 30” tight and tight . Has a rather hard Jostam pad and the finial is missing fr...
by 6pt-sika
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: Browning BAR, 1969 Vintage

I’ve shot quite a few Belgian BAR’s and a good many shot great with factory and or handloads . And I’ve shot a handful of them that grouped the spent brass on the ground better then they did the holes in the target . THE BEST BAR of any type I ever fired was a BAR LongTrac blued and walnut in 300 Wi...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Winchester Model 12 Super-X

I’ll get my gunsmith buddy use his Amazon account to order me a copy of Dave Riffle’s Model 12 book and quite possibly the older George Madis book .
by 6pt-sika
Sun Nov 24, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Re: Winchester Model 12 Super-X

I'm no expert on these things but I have seen some local waterfowlers still using model 12s with heavy waterfowling barrels that were long …… maybe 32" or 34". They like them for the speed of making follow up shots. I suppose old Gun Digest books would hold the answer for you. Wm There were plenty ...
by 6pt-sika
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Winchester Model 12 Super-X
Replies: 10
Views: 402

Winchester Model 12 Super-X

I just purchased a circa 1954 Winchester Model 12 Super-X 12 gauge 3” field grade that’s had a Simmons ventilated rib attached . Gun has 30” barrel , I know most of these were 30 or 32 inch . Did they make any with factory original 28” or possibly 34” . I can just imagine how long a Model 12 with a ...