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Forum: Browning 06-28-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By gashtyke
The dark marks on the bolt are what's left of the...

The dark marks on the bolt are what's left of the old Liege proof marks. In my view, they should have been left 'as is'.
Forum: Browning 05-04-2021, 02:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,849
Posted By gashtyke
Gore Vidal shooting, I think.

Gore Vidal shooting, I think.
Forum: Browning 03-09-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,469
Posted By gashtyke
Lovely rifle in a beautiful setting. And very...

Lovely rifle in a beautiful setting. And very good shooting:)
Forum: Browning 06-22-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,298
Posted By gashtyke
The barrel at least looks to me like the original...

The barrel at least looks to me like the original factory rust blue. I love the ones I have---they were nicely fitted and finished and have a spartan look by modern standards--- just as JMB designed...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-29-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By gashtyke
There is an alternative. I purchased two extended...

There is an alternative. I purchased two extended weaver type bases from a well known on-line auction, making my Browning branded bases redundant.
Forum: Browning 10-14-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,243
Posted By gashtyke
I think GladesGuy is right in this.:)

I think GladesGuy is right in this.:)
Forum: Browning 10-13-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,243
Posted By gashtyke
Hi Lynton, The model designations seem to be...

Hi Lynton,
The model designations seem to be purely an FN marketing device, as far as I know, the toploaders were not sold in the US. The importer to England for FN rifles, pistols and shotguns was...
Forum: Browning 10-12-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,243
Posted By gashtyke
The top loader was sold in the UK as the model A...

The top loader was sold in the UK as the model A well into the 1960`s. The model B was pretty much as we see it nowadays, but without the engraving. I have an FN advert from the 60`s showing...
Forum: Browning 08-27-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By gashtyke
Looked again at the photos. The " splinter...

Looked again at the photos.
The " splinter fore-end" appears far too wide at the barrel take-up. Never ever wider than 1 inch on these.

The bag semi pistol grip also looks very slab sided to my...
Forum: Browning 08-27-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,076
Posted By gashtyke
Yes, should clean up nicely, these were...

Yes, should clean up nicely, these were originally rust blued.

Hard to tell, but it looks to me as though the woodwork has been replaced at sometime in the past.
Forum: Browning 01-24-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By gashtyke
Have never seen this calibre designation on a...

Have never seen this calibre designation on a Trombone before now. Could it be .22 Flobert as in parlour guns of long ago?
Forum: Browning 03-25-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By gashtyke
New Guy from UK

Hi everyone, as above. I have atds and a Trombone, always pleased to see that lots of your members appreciate these. Will post pics when the weather gets better.
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