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#2266628 - 06/20/08 07:30 PM show us your shotguns
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OK I will admit that I am a gun nut and have a few custom rifles, but shotguns are my thing. I really like figured wood and have been known to buy a gun just because of the figure in the wood. So let's see your shotguns. The rifle guys like to show their stuff off, so why not us shotgun nuts.

I will start:
My K-80 30" trap barrels with Briley screw in chokes and sub gage tube to shoot skeet with. The stock was custom made to fit me and has 32 lpi checkering.








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#2266644 - 06/20/08 07:36 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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It all started in the early 80's with this gun. It is a Ruger Red Label 20 ga with the blued receiver.





this is my trap gun. A Browning Special Trap with 32" barrels and an Anton Rollover custom stock.




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#2266661 - 06/20/08 07:43 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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Next up is my pride and joy. It is a Winchester 101 XTR light weight that belonged to my best friend. When he got killed his wife gave me this gun and I had this custom stock made for it a tribute to him.
It is a 20 ga with right at 28" barrels and 32 lpi checkering. I ask for 20 lpi as this is my field gun but the stock maker said it was too nice a piece of wood not to do 32 lines on, so that is what I got.





note the way he did the patterns and had them tie together with just diamond. He told me what he was going to do, but I did not understand until I say it myself.



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I have a shotgun so I have no need for a 30-06.....

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#2266664 - 06/20/08 07:45 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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ok there are 4 of mine, lets see some of yours.
I will post some more later....
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#2266685 - 06/20/08 07:57 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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Stunning set of doubles there pullit. They litteraly put my go to gun to shame.
Well, crud, I thought I had a better image of it.

:just dandy, a link. gotta' figure out posting images:


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#2266699 - 06/20/08 08:10 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: AsphaltCowboy]
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that is no chunk of firewood sir, that is a great looking stock.
Is that an A-5 or a Model 11 or one of the other A-5 clones?
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#2266737 - 06/20/08 08:42 PM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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Thanks for the compliment, but ya' ain't seen it in person.

She's a pre-war (1939) A5 in 16 gauge. Since I didn't want to molest the factory barrel I added a spare and had it tubed.

All in all I should have turned it over to Donnie, but a fella's got to try his first tang gun sometime. Do yer'self a favor, steer away from burl woods. They're a PITA to get an even surface and then the finish will foam until the seal is complete. This one took 6-7 coats of thinned AG before it quit foaming.
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#2266962 - 06/21/08 05:06 AM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: AsphaltCowboy]
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by the way, welcome to the fire....

A sweet 16 with wood like that, man it does not get any better...
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I have a shotgun so I have no need for a 30-06.....

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#2267288 - 06/21/08 09:36 AM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: pullit]
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That is a really fine piece of wood...you did well.

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#2270574 - 06/23/08 09:50 AM Re: show us your shotguns [Re: AsphaltCowboy]
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Excellent work.. Is it just the pix and light combo that makes the fore-end look more reddish than the buttstock?

Very nice piece 'o wood...
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