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    Default So this came in today

    Will be awhile till I get this fully posted up and taken apart it's going to take some time to get her cleaned up. So for now let me post a few pictures in its current state and can you take a guess what it is.
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    Nice! You know how I like crusty closet rifles! Glad you got that Jordan.

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    This screams Simson! Good looking rifle!

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    It's a snow cone maker...

    (True Lies reference for the youngsters...)

    Can't wait to see it documented!

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    Dang it Sam how'd you guess!
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    Almost got the rifle taken apart tonight hardest component right now is the bolt it's locked up. Going to have to soak it so I can engage the Safety in the middle to the take down position.

    Going through this rifle I could tell some components were replaced. I believe whoever originally was issued this rifle when it left the factory did not live to tell the tale. Judging by some of the components that was replaced this rifle was heavily damaged in the field at one time.

    Hoping to get this one posted by next month but this is going to take some time to get her cleaned up properly and carefully.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Warrior1354 View Post
    Dang it Sam how'd you guess!
    That nice C/FA on the buttstock lol. Nice gun and a tough find, nice piece of walnut on it and can't wait see it in detail.

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    Far out, looks like a good one

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    Matter of fact, now after seeing the top of the receiver. I bid on this one, man that thing looks good. I couldn’t get good photos out of the guy for anything. Glad to see you got it, congrats!

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    I had a hard time getting photos out of him to Sam. The only reason I thought the stock was matching is I could see those nice Saxon stock proofs from one of the pictures. From the condition this rifle is in I got a feeling it was a former Legion gun.
    "Don't use your musket if you can kill 'em with your hatchet"

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