2012 Gun of the Year

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  1. BrianPowley

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    A nice Ruger Vaquero I recently engraved.
    This is one of two "Guns of the Year" that will be featured in an upcoming issue of "The American Handgunner Magazine"
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  2. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Absolutely gorgeous Brian! Congrats!!
  3. jack404

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    another great work Brian Brilliant!
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    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful work on the gun and a great photo.
  5. Hammerslagger

    Hammerslagger New Member

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    Very nice work.
  6. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Most excellent sir!
  7. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

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    That is just awesome, incredible work.
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    Wow. That is very nice.
  9. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    In the now defunct series Hammer, Hammer asked his boss "Do you ever sleep with your gun?"

    In Lethal Weapon when Mel Gibson punched a happy face in the target too far away to see clearly, Danny Glover asked him "What do you do, sleep with that thing?"

    And the relevance to this thread?
    Given the opportunity, I would sleep with this one - -

    Outstanding work!!
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    Man! Every time I see your work i get a big smile on my face. It's just a pleasure to look at! Art indeed is in the eye of the beholder. That's ART!
    Congratulations , Sir!:)
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    Dont know what to say that hasnt been said but thats awesome.
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    That gun is plum purty!
  13. Rugermanws

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    You are truely an artist at what you do. Absolutley beautiful
  14. BrianPowley

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    Wow! Thanks for the kind words.
    There's also a Ruger Super Blackhawk with identically matched engraving due out soon. It will have Doug Turnbull color case hardened frame and charcoal blue bbl,cylinder,backstrap,triggerguard.
    I'll post pics when I get 'em.
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    Beautiful gun Brian.
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