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#13113768 - 09/07/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: S99VG]  
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Originally Posted by S99VG
Originally Posted by Fireball2
[quote=JeffG]Anybody what the story is on the dovetail positions being different?


Who knows, maybe the guys in the dovetail milling department had a little drinking problem. Just kidding, very nice pairo 99 thudy-thudys!


I still think they were drinking OTJ. I have a long running joke with a buddy who is a big fly fisherman and prefers rods of the bamboo persuasion. Back "in the day" South Bend made pretty decent bamboo fly rods for the money. They didn't cost an arm and a leg and you could have bought them at any of the hardware stores that sold Savage 99s. I have restored a few South Bend rods and they, as do most, have quirks that are specific to their makers. South Bend rods will do funky things at the ferrule stations and the wraps on the guides all seem to lack a certain consistency. Anyway, the joke has been that to get these results Wes Jordan and the guys in the wrapping department must have partook of the "sauce" on a fairly regular basis. Wes Jordan started out with the Cross Rod Company and moved to South Bend when they acquired Cross in the 1920s. Wes Jordan is also a bit of a legend in the history of bamboo fly rods and he ended up a Orvis before passing away in the mid-70s. So, based purely on this anecdote, I'm sticking to my story on the guys in Savage's dovetail cutting department.

Meanwhile, back at the ranch - those are some damn sexy 99s you have there Roy!

300 BP

#13114214 - 09/07/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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very nice!! I like those rocky mountain blade front sight rifles, classic.

#13114445 - 09/07/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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nice

#13114656 - 09/07/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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According to my research for the book the 99A was last cataloged in 1936 and that would have been the end of crescent buttplate production. I have one in 30-30 with a slightly lower serial number than Roy's but not as nice. What's the latest serial number anyone has seen for this model? David


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#13115045 - 09/07/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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99-A
3565xx
3683xx
3795xx


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#13115714 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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Thanks Rick, that last serial number is 1938 production, two years later than it was last cataloged. If you are keeping records mine is 320964. It's a 30-30 with the 24" barrel and integral front sight. My data shows it was produced in 1929. David


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#13115721 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Rick99]  
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Originally Posted by Rick99
99-A
3565xx
3683xx
3795xx


What cartridges Rick?


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#13115845 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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Hey Roy,

If you ever want that B back, let me know. Same money. If not, that is ok.

I just don’t want to be a hinderance in stalling one of the best 30/30 Savage 99 collections going.

There was a pre-War R in 30-30 at the Savage Fest. One of only a few made. It was for sale but it sure wasn’t cheap.

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#13115864 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: RAS]  
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Originally Posted by RAS
Hey Roy,

If you ever want that B back, let me know. Same money.

Jeff


Jeff, if time isn't an issue, sure, but it's not a big deal, happy to have it in your collection as well. We can talk PM.

Let's make this a 30-30 thread, get out the cameras fellas!


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#13115924 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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I'll kick three more in-

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#13116047 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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Originally Posted by Fireball2
Originally Posted by Rick99
99-A
3565xx
3683xx
3795xx


What cartridges Rick?


.300 Sav
.30-30
.30-30

David, that last one I picked off of Facebook. It seems about a year late for production but might have been a special order. Probably had plenty of leftover parts to make it.

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#13116050 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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I don’t have pics yet but what I have in 30-30:

Barrel Band
99G
A 99G that was originally an 1899H in 22HP. Redone at factory for a Savage employee.
A 1895. Savage sent me a letter saying it was estimated to be an R&D gun. Shoots great. Serial 70XX
Pre war uncheckered EG.
99B

I guess I like them as well.


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#13116723 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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Here’s a couple more 30-30s, F and EG
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#13116776 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: KeithNyst]  
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Originally Posted by KeithNyst
Here’s a couple more 30-30s, F and EG
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Both really nice ones too!


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#13117123 - 09/08/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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I have a 1899F SRC, s.n. 69xxx, 30-30

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#13117657 - 09/09/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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I have a special order T/D pistol gripped, perch belly stocked 1899A in 30/30.
Another special order 1899B (pistol gripped) 30-30.
1899C in 30-30.
A 99G in 30-30.
A 99H barrel band in 30-30.
And lastly, a 99T also in 30-30.


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#13117837 - 09/09/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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Have a couple too:
!899 A in 30-30
1899 A short rifle in 30-30
1899B in 30-30
1899H in 30-30
99H barrel band


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#13118046 - 09/09/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Fireball2]  
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30-30's
SRC
99B, early with 26" barrel
99A, late with 24" barrel, already mentioned in this post
99G
99H
99EG, early uncheckered
I'm nearing completion of my vault. Once it's finished it'll be easier to get the rifles out for photography purposes. I just don't have time to get them out now. Winter's coming on and I've got a lot to do before it sets in. We're already getting freezing temperatures at night.
David


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#13118813 - 09/09/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: wyo1895]  
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Roy,You got me wondering and i had to look!!! grin blush I didn't know how many 30-30's i had!! well i got 25 of those things seems i must like them!! crazy I only had 2 1899B models one so-so and one thats pretty nice. I guess i could list them for the record keepers !

1899C sav.30 s/n 18922
1899A pistol gripped ,checkered s/n 24633
1899F s/n 37844
1899B s/n 48735
1899B s/n 49231
1899C B checkering,B engraved,pistol gripped,Byron Barnes engraved on receiver bottom s/n 96590
1899A s/n 107857
1899H s/n 110093
1899H B checkered,B engraved, pistol gripped,fancy wood ,was supposed to come with an extra 25-35 barrel s/n 114421
1899A s/n 118112
99A s/n 214542
99D s/n 226763. pistol gripped,checkered
99F s/n 232129
99C s/n 236833
99F s/n 250396
99H s/n 270123
99G s/n 274037
99E s/n 286694
99F s/n 320532
99K s/n 335980
99H s/n 340270
99G s/n 341766
99H s/n 342134
99H s/n 342868
99EG s/n 360826


No way am i asking Cheryl to take pictures !!!!!!! Don


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#13118838 - 09/09/18 Re: A pairo 30-30's [Re: Loggah]  
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You didn't sell the T already did ya? Or was it a K?I think it was a K.

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