Gun Buffs & Air Rifles

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Tom, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. Tom

    Tom Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if there any history and gun buffs here but I thought this to be interesting :001_smile:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pqFyKh-rUI"]YouTube - Girandoni air rifle as used by Lewis and Clark. A National Firearms Museum Treasure Gun.[/ame]
     
  2. Mike

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    Very interesting :thumbup1:

    That appeared to be a VERY efficient gun for its time.
     
  3. Deereone

    Deereone Well-Known Member

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    Fascinating.
     
  4. headcase

    headcase Very Senior Member

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    missed this the other day:blushing:

    some piece,wow
    puts my .22 fx2000 to shame

    shoot a .46 through a 1 inch plank at 100 yards:scared:
    22 shot repeater too:001_wub:
     
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    davedb Well-Known Member

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    hell fire thats sum air rifle, wounder if there any reproduction ones available, would put my air rifle to shame
     
  6. Vry

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    Any one shoot a Fabarm axis, was wondering what they are like.
     
  7. fitzy

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    toys.JPG just bought a few more toys, the savage has what they call an acumark trigger and it seems to lock/jam once in a while wont fire, has anyone know anything about it?? seems like a gimmick to me and would be happy to get rid of it just haven't had the chance to have a go at it as yet.
     
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    dont think id be allowed the sbs over here:eek3:looks like a carbine:blink:
     
  9. fitzy

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    yep I have a his and hers, the only way I could buy myself one, bought the feather loads for the Missus as the only thing more intimidating than a women with a sbs coach gun is a woman with a pump action shot gun they make that noise you don't want to hear after you have accidently mowed over the garden
    21" barrel length, the laws over hear say minimum total length is 750mm, however you cant cut the barrels short and put a folding stock on it either.
    Great fun though one is 3/4 choke and the other is full choke so solids run through them if you use the soft lead dome Winchester rounds and the pigs don't like them.
     
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    Think its 25inch minimum here
     

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