New for me...

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by Potter, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. Potter

    Potter Well-Known Member

    678
    Jul 26, 2016
    The middle of England
    two new ones...or two old ones....
    1927 trench gun...
    1873... colt clone...converted to Nitro powder..3.5 bullseye..454 ball...209 shotgun primer...works rather well...6372 is before I worked on it....polished the innards and changed trigger spring for pions wire...really smooth action now..
     

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  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    Hey Potter, where you been? You have been missed! We sent out search parties for you but couldn't find you anywhere.
     
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  3. Potter

    Potter Well-Known Member

    678
    Jul 26, 2016
    The middle of England
    I was on the north of Scotland with my mum....you can get lost up there in the highlands...then a virus over Christmas for two weeks...this year will be better and I will be a millionaire ...or just plain happy will do nicely ....hope you are well...
     
  4. joe45c

    joe45c Well-Known Member

    Feb 20, 2011
    peru,ny
    He's Back! Nice model 97. got anymore pics of it?
     
  5. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Athens, Georgia
    Glad you are better and hope your mother is well. When you make your millions, remember me!;)
     
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  6. Potter

    Potter Well-Known Member

    678
    Jul 26, 2016
    The middle of England
    Here you are.

    Sure will....
     

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  7. Big Mak

    Big Mak Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 14, 2014
    Washington State
    Up to your magic tricks eh? Now you're here, now you're not! Congrats on the new purchases!
     
  8. Firpo

    Firpo Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Aug 29, 2013
    Yorba Linda, Ca
    Welcome back Potter. Great looking guns.
     
  9. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    UK
    Glad to see you back.

    The flu has a bad habit of hitting at the worst of times. Glad you're better.

    Nice purchases.

    Next time you head north pm me.
     
  10. One Shot

    One Shot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2010
    Colorado
    Great to see you back!

    Nice finds.
     
  11. dbcooper

    dbcooper Well-Known Member

  12. Broot

    Broot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Dec 19, 2015
    Iowa
    Welcome back, and congrats on the new/old guns!
     
  13. firefighter1635

    firefighter1635 Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2012
    FEMA Region V
    Good to see your still bloody around mate:D.

    /in my best English accent;)
     
  14. Potter

    Potter Well-Known Member

    678
    Jul 26, 2016
    The middle of England
    Thank you all for your comments....I have applied and been granted to buy a .45 and a 44 rifle....could be a 45 LC or 45/70 to go with my Sharps , or could go 45/60 ........44 could be 44/40. In underlever colour case hardened octagonal barrel ???
     
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  15. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    Very nice acquisitions. Glad to see you back.