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Old 06-21-2011, 12:42 PM   #11
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Turns out he was shooting modern shells in it. I found some old Federal rounds that he had. Regardless, I'm going to have a gun smith check it out first.

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Originally Posted by davemccarthy707 View Post
Sorry I mislead you. I forgot about the old 2 9/16 inch 16 ga shells.
No worries.

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That's a beaut!
I love old guns.
If/when you shoot it, your sweat melds with your Grandpa's.
I love the nostalgia of knowing who held the firearm, the life and times of it's history.

Winchester Model 1897
Thanks!

I know what you mean. I just wish I could have been older to go shooting with my grandfather while he was around.
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