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Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 06-02-2020, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Mark2506
Yes the magazines were Browning marked. Both the...

Yes the magazines were Browning marked. Both the FN made and addressed 150, Match (6 3/4") and the French made International II, Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-30-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Mark2506
RickR, Browning magazines? 139 Nomads were...

RickR, Browning magazines? 139 Nomads were produced with P1 dates, it appears approximately the first fifty original magazines did NOT have the Browning on the base. I have 21P1 and found that 17P1...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-10-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,194
Posted By Mark2506
The shorter front sight pistol may be your most...

The shorter front sight pistol may be your most accurate, but for Turtle 1903 shooting 2" high at fifty yards a taller front sight might be his answer. Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-09-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Mark2506
Turtle1903, Sorry I have not been on RFC for...

Turtle1903, Sorry I have not been on RFC for some time. It could be your picture angle, but it appears your front sight is more flat on top and not as high as the normal front sight on the Browning...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 03-01-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Mark2506
danriverboy, send me a private mail and I will...

danriverboy, send me a private mail and I will send my information and we can discuss those Hi-Powers too, if you want. I study all the Belgian made Browning pistols and have nearly every variation...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-28-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Mark2506
danriverboy, Just a note on your 1967 and 1970...

danriverboy, Just a note on your 1967 and 1970 catalogs concerning the Intl. Medalist. Browning Arms Company (BAC) did not import the Fabrique Nationale (FN) called "Medalist with 5 7/8" barrel" with...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-16-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,235
Posted By Mark2506
That small nick in the grip can be eliminated...

That small nick in the grip can be eliminated with a touch of the right colored Sharpie and a spot of Tru-Oil a little 3000 grit sandpaper will always smooth it nicely. Note: always use a lighter...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-16-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,235
Posted By Mark2506
A small wager would say your Medalist will out...

A small wager would say your Medalist will out shoot any Colt Woodsman.
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-07-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By Mark2506
Had some eye surgery and haven't checked RFC...

Had some eye surgery and haven't checked RFC lately. The early magazines didn't have a punch hole until the steel follower button with the dimple was used and as SO said, this follower button has a...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 01-22-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Mark2506
The pistol on the 1966 cover of Gun Digest...

The pistol on the 1966 cover of Gun Digest certainly WAS a factory original. It was personally owned by Val Browning and is in the Browning family, but can't be bought. If it goes anywhere it will...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 11-24-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Mark2506
At target range a slower bullet will be the most...

At target range a slower bullet will be the most accurate, that will be the lead standard velocity. I shot a lot of local competition (on the winning side) and shot on the 2nd Marine Division Rifle...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 11-17-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Mark2506
SO, As to your post and the description of the...

SO, As to your post and the description of the Challenger, Your right as I would say that pistol has been "monkeyed with" as mentioned the barrel is earlier than the date of pistol (an earlier part...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 11-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,451
Posted By Mark2506
Sorry Wil, Miss read and jump to conclusion....

Sorry Wil, Miss read and jump to conclusion. Appears to be a grip carver's discretion, Like SO about the time you have them identified another version pops up. Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 11-16-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,451
Posted By Mark2506
SO, that appears to be grip "B"

SO, that appears to be grip "B"
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 11-06-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Mark2506
If you just want the information buy the one SO...

If you just want the information buy the one SO had the link. The repos are OK for info. An original manual will runs upwards of $50. Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 10-16-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By Mark2506
Sorry I have been away for a while now and just...

Sorry I have been away for a while now and just catching up, but I had a nice vacation and also unloaded some Colts at the annual Colt show that were taking up Browning room. Below is a picture of...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 08-13-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Mark2506
I am humbled by your replies. Thank you, Mark

I am humbled by your replies. Thank you, Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-21-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Mark2506
[QUOTE=LtCrunch;11488255]They're fancy little...

[QUOTE=LtCrunch;11488255]They're fancy little fellers:

Those shown in the link are not the Internationals, I all have those shown, except the aftermarket fully engraved shown, My fully engraved...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-21-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Mark2506
Yes, round barrel. Two were ordered in March of...

Yes, round barrel. Two were ordered in March of 1972 and both have T72 designations although they were not shipped until 1974. Took awhile to complete, I guess. I need one to complete my Medalist...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-21-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Mark2506
They made two.

They made two.
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-20-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Mark2506
Medalist International Renaissance

Anyone have a picture of a Medalist International Renaissance? I would like to see. Thanks, Mark
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-15-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mark2506
fnfan, SO is correct the Challenger frame is 1969...

fnfan, SO is correct the Challenger frame is 1969 as there were no Belgian made .22's until the 1961 Nomad as stated. Your barrel was made in the third quarter of 1970 and as far as an Inspector the...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-20-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mark2506
The Medalist deflector pin measures .097" width,...

The Medalist deflector pin measures .097" width, .997 length. the drill bit mentioned would be 2.5mm cut just shy of one inch length and blue ends.
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-18-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,877
Posted By Mark2506
Who told you BrowninG does not work on their...

Who told you BrowninG does not work on their addressed firearms? What do you think the gunsmiths in Arnold do? (actually some of the best) Bet you have never been in their Research and Development...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 04-09-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Mark2506
Those repairs actually do not look severe. I...

Those repairs actually do not look severe. I started touching up as a novice although the following is known to work REMEMBER don''t get in a hurry. You will need some sandpaper, maybe a sheet (part...
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