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Topic: 2019 Shot show special Citori feather superlight
grouser47

Replies: 21
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PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 7:55 pm   Subject: 1919 shot show ultra feather
Went to my dealer today with the intent of buying a 28" version. Big disappointment! -- very poorly balanced to the point it felt much heavier than advertised. The wood ha a dull oil finish an ...
Topic: French guild gun
grouser47

Replies: 6
Views: 528

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:21 am   Subject: French guild gun
Thanks for the comments folks -- I have a couple of questions for the seller before I commit to it.
Topic: French guild gun
grouser47

Replies: 6
Views: 528

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:54 pm   Subject: French guild gun
French guild gun? Being un-informed about French shotguns. thought it best to ask here. Been offered this 16ga --not much info other than proof marks shown --no script on barrel tops -- 2 3/4 inch ...
Topic: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
grouser47

Replies: 8
Views: 1414

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:09 pm   Subject: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
you might try https://www.tradeexcanada.com/ --- They import lot of older German guns -- commonly have Simson's - have parts also.
Topic: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
grouser47

Replies: 8
Views: 1414

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 8:09 pm   Subject: Simson suhl shotgun parts need forend
you might try https://www.tradeexcanada.com/ --- They import lot of older German guns -- commonly have Simson's - have parts also.
Topic: 16ga Savage?
grouser47

Replies: 7
Views: 1204

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:09 am   Subject: 16ga Savage?
talk over on Upland journal about Savage bringing a 16g a out in a model 555
Topic: Sweet Sixteen history
grouser47

Replies: 2
Views: 879

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:10 pm   Subject: Sweet Sixteen history
Most likely been asked before but ----- What is the origin of the term "Sweet Sixteen"? Was this a Browning generated name or did someone famous come up with the name?
Cheers& Merry Ch ...
Topic: New Sweet A5 cycling problem.
grouser47

Replies: 18
Views: 2652

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: New Sweet A5 cycling problem.
If you compare Herters to Remington and others you may find that the Herters have a smaller diameter lip to lip on the brass end. I found that they work better than factory as reloads when I put them ...
Topic: New Sweet A5 cycling problem.
grouser47

Replies: 18
Views: 2652

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: New Sweet A5 cycling problem.
If you compare Herters to Remington and others you may find that the Herters have a smaller diameter lip to lip on the brass end. I found that they work better than factory as reloads when I put them ...
Topic: Fausti 16 ga SXS's
grouser47

Replies: 42
Views: 8396

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:18 am   Subject: Fausti
I have the DEA in 20ga with 28'barrels, straight stock with exceptional wood that comes in at 6lbs on the nose. Balance on the hinge pin and is an absolute joy to shoot. Prefer straight stocks on my ...
Topic: Ruger Gold label
grouser47

Replies: 18
Views: 3691

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:31 pm   Subject: Gold Label
I have one -- 6,5lbs - straight stock, 28" bls. Shoot it better than any double I own.
Ruger did not have any regulation problems -- reason production stopped is that they lost money on every ...
Topic: DS chokes
grouser47

Replies: 21
Views: 2692

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: DS chokes
Read somewhere that Browning DS chokes throw a more open pattern than conventional ones. for example, the IC IS MORE LIKE Skeet? MY A5 sweet Sixteen IC seems to crush clays further out or more effic ...
Topic: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
grouser47

Replies: 12
Views: 2363

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 4:12 am   Subject: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
Grouser, if I keep looking at your gun I'm going to catch side by side fever.....AGAIN! Who are you getting to do your barrel work? Nice gun. Little work and it will be a great gun. Have fun with ...
Topic: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
grouser47

Replies: 12
Views: 2363

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 1:03 pm   Subject: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
Nice score grouser. Looks to be in very clean shape. Do you think it came blued from the factory or did someone refinish it to that?


I wondered about that -- looked at it carefully but no usual n ...
Topic: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
grouser47

Replies: 12
Views: 2363

PostForum: 16ga. Guns   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: I have a sickness updated 03/06/18
Shot it today -- it does indeed have 2 3/4 chambers -- smith measured -- opened full $ fuller to Ic/Mod -- 2 rounds of low gun skeet -- a 22 & 23 . Pheasants better run cause if they fly they' go ...
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