a really weird rifle

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by saviorslegacy, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. saviorslegacy

    saviorslegacy New Member

    I was at a gun show Sunday and I came across something that I had never seen before. It was a trappers gun (according to the seller) that was made by Bauer and was supposed to be extremely light. It shot a 22 round and weighed maybe 2 1/2 lbs. It was a single shot. You loaded it by twisting the barrel and putting a single round into the chamber. It had no wood on it.
    The break down was cool because you pulled back something that looked like a trigger and then doing something else to make it finish coming apart. Half of this process is also how you loaded it.

    I have been unsuccessful in my google efforts to find this gun. My father seems to think it is about 100 years old. Rather than that, I have no clue what it is.

    Can someone give me an identity on this weapon? I also would like to know how much one costs. This one was only 185$ and in pretty good condition (no rust or anything).
  2. canebrake

    canebrake New Member


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  3. BillDeShivs

    BillDeShivs Active Member

    Bauer "Rabbit." Made in the 1970s.
    Formerly the Garcia "Bronco."
  4. saviorslegacy

    saviorslegacy New Member

    The second one is the rifle. Thank you very much.
  5. 30-30remchester

    30-30remchester New Member

    As stated this was built @ 1970's by Garcia and called the Bronco. They also built one in 410. A great great idea as when a person is honest with himself, most of us arent good enough with a handgun to bet our lives on when you are talking about using it to kill small game to survive. Unfortunately quality was poor, a major no-no when you are talking about a survival senerio.