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  1. Value of a Winchester 72-2 short long long short rifle?

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I am not a gun enthusiast and know very little about guns. I inherited this rifle. It has been stored in a gun bag indoors for several years and appears to be in good condition. I have never loaded nor fired it. I have never cleaned it or done anything to it. Please see photos and let me know...
  2. Antique rifle with 'A Kohler' embossed on it

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    Hello - I inherited this rifle and have no idea what it is. The only words anywhere on the rifle are 'A Kohler' engraved on metal near the trigger. The bore diameter at the widest point (corner to corner) is 11/16" . Can anyone educate me on it and its value? Here are some photos. Thanks for...
  3. Hello from Oracle, Arizona (near Tucson)

    Introduction Forum
    I inherited a sort of 'ranch' built in 1916 by my grandparents in Oracle AZ - a small town in the Santa Catalina Mountains above the desert and north of Tucson. I am not a gun or rifle enthusiast, but I have inherited some firearms, all old and one very old. I am hoping to find information about...
  4. Shotgun identification and value

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    Hi all I just picked up this 12 gauge shotgun on trade the top barrel says “Felix sarasketa y CIA eibar Spain” the other side of the top barrel reads “Moreno Miami FLA” I have attached photos of the other markings on the gun I would like to know what year it was made,what type of ammo is...
  5. I am looking for more information on this percussion rifle

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    I recently purchased this muzzleloader from a antique store for next to nothing. The guy I purchased it from said it is some sort of trade rifle. It has a octagonal to round barrel and it looks like there might be a crown above N. Ashmore. There is a aluminum band stamped with H and the letters...
  6. Experimental Muzzle-loading Percussion Rifle??

    Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Hi guys, Here is a peculiar example of experimental muzzle-loading percussion rifle. Unlike common muzzle-loaders, the gun has its percussion nipple in the center of its receiver end. Another distinctive feature of the gun is grip safety lever on the upper tang. We need to securely...
  7. Rusty Firearms Wanted

    The Buy/Sell/Trade Forum
    I am interested in trusty, crusty and rusty firearms. Prefer revolvers but will consider any handgun or long gun. Older the better. Please message me directly!! Thanks
  8. What is this gun?

    Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
  9. Help with Identification of Rifle Forend?

    Technical Questions & Information
    Going through my uncle's estate to catalog, and had a few of these walnut forends. This one is marked Colt, but I do not know. Had a recessed area that looks like for base metal of some sort. Any help would be appreciated as to what gun this would be for. Thanks.
  10. 12 gauge from Hell

    Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Very obscure and not well know wildcat, but I'm convinced it is one of the most versatile cartridges ever created. Let me explain. Essentially you convert a 12 gauge slug gun into a big bore rifle. You do this by using a very slow rifle powder (to keep pressure low) and brass 12 gauge hulls...
  11. 1935 Belgian Mauser?

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    What do you guys think about the value of this rifle? It's of course been modified for hunting. I would like to sell it, even though I think the historicity of it is pretty badass.
  12. Residency

    The Constitutional & RKBA Forum
    I am 19 years old looking to purchase my first rifle. I currently go to school in the state of Pennsylvania and I rent a house there, but my permanent state of residence is New York state. I will be in Pennsylvania for 8/12 months of the year. My question is, can I buy the rifle in...
  13. Help me identify my grandmother's rifles?

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    Hi all, New to this forum, saw a similar post and figured this would be a good place to ask. I was recently cleaning out my grandmother's closet (she passed years ago) and found these. I'd like to keep one and sell the other, but I have no idea their value or anything. Any help would be much...
  14. Hybrid / Custom (?) .22 rifle - unknown origin

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    This is the first post of a recently inherited collection for which I'm trying to determine resale value. This rifle is by far the most interesting to me personally, as it is one of the few pieces I don't recall ever seeing from my father's collection. It appears to be some type of...
  15. Yildex TK vs Hatfield SLG (Single Barrel Smoothbore) Shotguns

    Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Hi, I'm interested in the Pro's and Con's of the Yildex TK 12 Gauge (from Academy Sports) and the Hatfield SLG (original a Walmart $99 special when they used to sell it) 12 Gauge shotguns (I plan on purchasing one of the two shotguns; also, I plan on cutting the barrel down to math tge length...
  16. Hobbyists from North Georgia (USA)

    Introduction Forum
    Hi, I'm a hobbyists and an inventor. My current fascination is reloading/modifying shotshells. I have several questions to ask in regards to shotguns and using a smoothbore, single barrel, shotgun as a muzzleloader. Also, aiming firearms (handgun, rifle and shotguns) with standard iron...
  17. .45 Sharps Rifle Antique "Old Reliable"

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    I have a .45 Sharps Rifle. I am unsure of the year, I know it has Pat dates but I don't think that's the date it was made. This has the 30" octagon barrel, double triggers. I don't believe this is a conversion. I was told it's missing the vernier sights, but other than that its in decent...
  18. Civil War Rifle Identification

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    Hi. We have an old rifle that has been passed on through my wife’s family from, we believe, the Ciivil War. Her ancestors fought for both sides, however, the gun in question arrived to us through her late father who grew up in rural Mississippi (born 1940s) and moved to North Carolina in the...
  19. NEED HELP IDENTIFYING JAP ARISAKA RIFLE

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    This rifle was given to me very recently by my grandfather. He got it from one of his brothers who was in occupied Japan after the bombs dropped. I've been doing online research and took it to two separate shops in which both could not solidly nail down this type of rifle. It appears to have...
  20. Price on Springfield 1903

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    My father passed away a few months ago. He left me a few guns. I was never into guns, just looking for some prices on some of them. This one is a 1903 Springfield
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