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Old 02-28-2012, 09:33 PM   #11
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I like the colt saa, mauser 98, I've always wanted to handle a walker colt.
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I grew up in the world of bolt guns, were pre 64 model 70's and pre Garcia sako's were spoken of in hushed and reverent tones.
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gotta hand this one to the barret .50 bmg. everytime you hear the name you just think heck yeah
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I'm a fan of the 1903 sprinfield and the M1 Garand I really want to get both... but I think the 1911 is a epic history firearm I also need to get one.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:43 AM   #15
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This one, but then I'm biased.

Favorite Historical Firearms - History

Ithaca M1911A1
i dont really have a favorite im far too eclectic for that. buuuut here are some.

my Ithaca!!

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some of my favorites. mosin sniper, mosin, 1903A3, springfield M1 Garand, saginaw SG carbine, inland carbine receiver and ruined barrel, and of course the ithaca. not all my favs a couple are missing in the pic.

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The Philadelphi derringer that killed President Lincoln is .44 cal. Its in the museum at Fords Theatre.

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The Philadelphi derringer that killed President Lincoln is .44 cal. Its in the museum at Fords Theatre.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikelynaugh/4875851263/
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It was a pretty lil thing; it looks like the forward area of the wood stock took some damage. Nicely carved grip area, IMO.
I have lusted after some reproductions of that type & thought they would be fun once in a while.
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Heres mine.. Springfield M1903, Type 99 Arisaka, Mosin PU, Ruskie SKS...
Still tryin' to get my M1 Garand and Krag!!
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Well, it has to be a toss-up between matchlocks/flintlocks, but Civil War carbines excite me. Amazing period and Yankee Ingenuity on parade -- I fell in love with them studying mechanical drawings of their actions before I think I'd ever known what I was looking at in real life.

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I would love to have a blunderbuss, they kick ass.
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