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  1. The 1911 Forum
    I have a US&S that has had the makers marks buffed out? Only has serial#107XXXX on right side, has a P on left top side of gun. P on the left side behind magazine release.RCD on left side of frame behind the trigger, Has no magazine and haven't had it apart yet for inside markings. So is this a...
  2. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Ok like the last post this is one of the 5 guns my grandfather who has severe Alzheimer’s gave me. He can’t remeber anything about them... hopefully I can figure out something about these guns and restore them. This one is a double barrel shotgun. It is a 20 gauge and has a serial number 2029...
  3. Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Hey all, I've just gotten into collecting milsurp firearms (your basic mosins, mausers, etc.) and I recently purchased this sporterized 1966 Ishapore (7.62 NATO). I'm pretty sure I overpaid for it but in I've always wanted one and got a little trigger happy (no pun intended). Anyways, the...
  4. Technical Questions & Information
    Hello - I have an 1862 Colt Pocket Navy 5 shot revolver that I'm attempting to get into working order. Serial number, 306769, manufactured in 1868. First, I have disassembled everything except for separating the barrel from the cylinder. What's the best way to separate these without risking...
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