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Forum: Browning 11-28-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,137
Posted By Lawrence
Hi Tom, can you post a picture of the s/n please?

Hi Tom, can you post a picture of the s/n please?
Forum: Browning 11-24-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,137
Posted By Lawrence
double post...

double post...
Forum: Browning 11-24-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,137
Posted By Lawrence
I would say you rifle was made around 1926 +/-

I would say you rifle was made around 1926 +/-
Forum: Browning 09-15-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
So I bought this at auction for the grand sum of...

So I bought this at auction for the grand sum of C$275 plus fees, still inexpensive.

The pictures show a fair amount of surface rust.
...
Forum: Browning 08-27-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,553
Posted By Lawrence
The average is not accurate, up to 68xxx was made...

The average is not accurate, up to 68xxx was made prior to the mid 1930's.

So your rifle was made before that and quite possibly 1932 or so.
Forum: Browning 08-25-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,553
Posted By Lawrence
Apologies for jumping in.... There is no...

Apologies for jumping in.... There is no published data on Trombone dates of
manufacture.

Some people have written to FN and have received an accurate reply.

However your rifle was made prior...
Forum: Browning 07-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,137
Posted By Lawrence
Matt Eastman's estimate is useless, he simply...

Matt Eastman's estimate is useless, he simply took the number of rifles and divided it by the numbers of years of production.

17xxx is mid 1920's or earlier and 32xxx is not far beyond. The entire...
Forum: Browning 06-23-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
So it's been a busy 6 weeks with about 10...

So it's been a busy 6 weeks with about 10 Trombones arriving. Today I won at auction an unusual version;
...
Forum: Browning 06-06-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Lawrence
As above in red.

As above in red.
Forum: Browning 06-03-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Lawrence
My rifle has arrived at the gunsmith, waiting for...

My rifle has arrived at the gunsmith, waiting for further details!
Forum: Browning 06-03-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Lawrence
Personally I rarely like to refinish Trombones....

Personally I rarely like to refinish Trombones. I've done it a few times when the rifle has been badly rusted or such. I find that that they are NEVER as good as when original and detail in the proof...
Forum: Browning 05-19-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Lawrence
Once in a while when purchasing online I get...

Once in a while when purchasing online I get caught and end up with a Trombone that's already been refinished. Today I packed up one such Trombone and on Tuesday it'll be couriered off to be...
Forum: Browning 05-08-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Lawrence
For me refinished can be intrinsically worth less...

For me refinished can be intrinsically worth less because it's not original. But for many people it's not a issue especially if it's a shooter. Also it's a way of 'rescuing' or extending the life of...
Forum: Browning 05-08-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
Thanks for the pictures! Enjoy shooting it!

Thanks for the pictures! Enjoy shooting it!
Forum: Browning 05-08-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By Lawrence
When you say redone, what do you mean?...

When you say redone, what do you mean? Refinished? Wood and metal?
Forum: Browning 05-05-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
.... when you can...

.... when you can...
Forum: Browning 05-05-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
Well done! Please post some pictures...

Well done! Please post some pictures...
Forum: Browning 04-27-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
I know the feeling. :) Make them an offer....

I know the feeling. :)

Make them an offer....
Forum: Browning 04-27-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
The quest continues, today at auction I picked up...

The quest continues, today at auction I picked up an early Trombone for a reasonable price. A few weeks ago I was severely bested by a bidder who out bid me on two Trombones so it was nice to have a...
Forum: Browning 04-22-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
Roddy, well it depends on condition and...

Roddy, well it depends on condition and originality, I have seen them go from C$600 to C$1800, it just depends. Let us know how you proceed.
Forum: Browning 04-20-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
Nope, I don't think so, not so it jumps out at...

Nope, I don't think so, not so it jumps out at you.
Forum: Browning 04-20-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
Well done! Please post some pictures.

Well done! Please post some pictures.
Forum: Browning 04-19-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,123
Posted By Lawrence
So........

It's been a busy month or so, I've managed to secure some very nice trombones for the collection.

I am some what struck by how much money sellers leave on the table by not investing a little time...
Forum: Browning 04-15-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By Lawrence
Smile I have a small bench vise that has a flat area, I...

I have a small bench vise that has a flat area, I flatten the Q-tips on that with the hammer.

Smashing may be over stating it. :)
Forum: Browning 04-15-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,421
Posted By Lawrence
I like using Q-tips because they have paper...

I like using Q-tips because they have paper shafts and I can flatten the heads with a hammer to get into grooves.
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