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Topic: Loss of one of our members
Gamekeeper

Replies: 17
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PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:13 am   Subject: Loss of one of our members
Sincere condolences.
Topic: A great experience
Gamekeeper

Replies: 11
Views: 3026

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:41 pm   Subject: A great experience
Some cool ideas for Christmas gifts...... Cool
Topic: Biodegradable shot shells
Gamekeeper

Replies: 20
Views: 4691

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:10 pm   Subject: Biodegradable shot shells
I use fiber wads and pick up empty shells as a courtesy to the land owner where I shoot.
I'm not sure I'd pay more for bio degradable shells but would use them as I do not reload shotgun shells.
How ...
Topic: single shot keeper.
Gamekeeper

Replies: 6
Views: 2275

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 3:44 pm   Subject: single shot keeper.
Smile Yes, you once posted that you were a "barrel filer" at WR Smile
Pleased you are on this site
Mike
You have a good memory Very Happy
My time there taught me a lot, well enough to know a Stevens ...
Topic: single shot keeper.
Gamekeeper

Replies: 6
Views: 2275

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:36 pm   Subject: single shot keeper.
Skeettx, back in the late sixties I was actually working for Westley Richards, resleeving old shotguns, never owned one though.
DanLee, I could have it proofed but it would cost more than I paid for ...
Topic: single shot keeper.
Gamekeeper

Replies: 6
Views: 2275

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:05 pm   Subject: single shot keeper.
I'm down to only one Sixteen Gauge Embarassed but its a keeper.
My Stevens 94 with a 32" barrel may not be the height of a gunmakers art but it has served me well, not only is that a good enough re ...
Topic: English guns
Gamekeeper

Replies: 21
Views: 4197

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:32 am   Subject: English guns
I used to work for Westley Richards ( barrel filer) English shotguns are mostly handmade and are of great quality but it only takes one careless or sloppy owner to turn it into junk.
As someone else ...
Topic: Mixing Shot Sizes
Gamekeeper

Replies: 12
Views: 2343

PostForum: 16ga. Ammunition & Reloading   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:16 am   Subject: Mixing Shot Sizes
Back in the sixties, I tested some paper cased Russian Baikal 12 bore cartridges, pressure and velocity were spot on with very little variation but the shot sizes were a little bit mixed.
They were c ...
Topic: anyone own any 16 ga "hardware guns"?
Gamekeeper

Replies: 19
Views: 4545

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:02 pm   Subject: anyone own any 16 ga "hardware guns"?
I have a Stevens model 94m with a 32" barrel, at the moment it is my only 16 gauge Shocked
I bought it from a gunshop near the old Greenham Common Air Base and being as it has no British proof ...
Topic: "Friends" that treat your guns improperly?
Gamekeeper

Replies: 64
Views: 15850

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:41 am   Subject: "Friends" that treat your guns improperly?
I'm always suspicious of anyone who has to borrow anything! If I ain't got what I need, I buy it or do without. As for lending someone a GUN, not a chance.
Topic: 16 Gauge: Big Bore or Small Bore ???
Gamekeeper

Replies: 35
Views: 8089

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 21, 2014 2:51 am   Subject: 16 Gauge: Big Bore or Small Bore ???
why would anyone want to shoot 11/4 oz through a 20 gauge?

About forty years ago I hunted ducks with 1 1/4 oz 3" SuperX shells through my superposed because it was the only shotgun I had and ...
Topic: Need Stevens info
Gamekeeper

Replies: 9
Views: 2176

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 12:52 pm   Subject: Need Stevens info
Nice project and a useful shotgun, My Stevens 94 is used every week, light to carry and hard hitting with a 32" full choke barrel, if I can find another one with a shorter, open choked barrel I'l ...
Topic: Another new pup
Gamekeeper

Replies: 35
Views: 5925

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 12:30 pm   Subject: Another new pup
Nice looking pup, he will make a fine Hunting Buddy.... Very Happy
Topic: 16 Gauge: Big Bore or Small Bore ???
Gamekeeper

Replies: 35
Views: 8089

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Tue May 20, 2014 12:24 pm   Subject: 16 Gauge: Big Bore or Small Bore ???
Here in England the 16 bore is often referred to as a small bore but with modern ammo is there really much difference? We have all gauges shooting heavy and light loads compared to when "bores&qu ...
Topic: Permanent emergency kit in your vest?
Gamekeeper

Replies: 25
Views: 4930

PostForum: 16ga. General Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:52 am   Subject: Permanent emergency kit in your vest?
Years ago I used to carry my strike anywhere matches inside a paper cased 16 gauge shell with a paper cased 12 gauge shell over the top, it worked for years and was waterproof, I'm not sure if pla ...
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