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Posted 06 August 2005 - 07:03 PM

Stainless steel, .45LC, palm rest. Looks Schuetzen style. One item, Buda, TX, cost about $900. I was tempted, believe you me. They also had a 1 of 1000 Winchester 1888, I think it was, $165,000! Get this, an old 38 Turk for about $300! They are nuts! Same price for a 98k.

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 08:07 AM

Tony,I'd like to know where they get their prices from.A guy at work bought a .270,homemade Turk 38 for $300.00,and it's rougher than a wood haulers ass.I bought a Ranger Arms .270 bolt action for 575.00,and was offered $1,200.00 for it because it has a deep scratch on the left side,like a barbwire scratch.The Fort Worth store has a Pedersoli,.50 double barrel muzzle loader that weighs probably 18lbs. that I'd sure love to own,but I dang sure don't need it,at $695.00.I looked at an old 870 Remington Wingmaster,the small slide style,with a rifled barrel that needed wood refinishing and bluing.I couldn't make out the price at first,and then got out my reading glasses and thought they had gone bad on me.$500.00.My next big buy,if there is a next,will be a Pedersoli or Uberti Winchester.45/70 with a 30 or 32" barrel.Ty pointed me to a gun club west of Ft.Worth that does up to 1,000 yr. blackpowder shoots.Jerry

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 08:42 AM

"Fly"....I have owned one of the Cabelas/Pedersoli highwall copys and it shot GREAT! I had an original 1885 Win. barrel sight with the ladder to replace the chicken poop sight that comes standard, but with a 485 Gr. Badger "Bore Rider" bullet from Roger Goffina at R&r bullets in Ft.Chadron Neb. and 63 grains of CTG grade GOEX powder that I-talyun copy shot 3-4 inch groups at 300 metres! I would have kept it but a friend wanted to get started in BP Silouhette so I sold it to him, (minus my original 1885 sight) The Pedersoli's have Lothar Walther barrels I'm told and you need only to ask the Mauser builders how good those shoot!

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 08:51 AM

If you get any good info on the BP club let me know. I talked to a nearly deaf club member about a yr. ago about it. He told me he'd have someone get back with me, but nope, no one did. Maybe his hearing was that far gone.
quote=Uncle Billy Dixon,Aug 7 2005, 02:42 PM]
"Fly"....I have owned one of the Cabelas/Pedersoli highwall copys and it shot GREAT! I had an original 1885 Win. barrel sight with the ladder to replace the chicken poop sight that comes standard, but with a 485 Gr. Badger "Bore Rider" bullet from Roger Goffina at R&r bullets in Ft.Chadron Neb. and 63 grains of CTG grade GOEX powder that I-talyun copy shot 3-4 inch groups at 300 metres! I would have kept it but a friend wanted to get started in BP Silouhette so I sold it to him, (minus my original 1885 sight) The Pedersoli's have Lothar Walther barrels I'm told and you need only to ask the Mauser builders how good those shoot!

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 02:57 PM

With a name like Billy Dixon,I reckon you know what long shots are! Jerry




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