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September 21, 2005, 05:35 PM
Does anyone know if these double barrel side by side shotguns with external hammers are still made? Where might I look for one if they are, or even if they are not?
September 21, 2005, 06:36 PM
For cowboy action shooting.
Check out Coyote Cap's place...
Coyote Cap (http://www.coyotecap.com/index2.htm)
Best of luck,
September 21, 2005, 06:47 PM
I'm not usually into making disingenuous posts, but I couldn't resist:
SxS with external hammer, contemporary, Rat Chair (http://www.berettausa.com/communities/premium/diana/Diana_intro.htm)
September 23, 2005, 02:21 PM
Remington has a model in their new "Spartan Gun Works" line. Local Dunham's Sporting goods had some make of 20" barrel 'Coach Gun' a while back with the external dog-ear hammers.
September 23, 2005, 09:22 PM
I handled and almost bought one of those rabbit-eared Baikal Bounty Hunters mentioned in Boxcab's post. It seemed -solid. Very solid. Solid like a Soviet tank, and about as sophisticated. Very barrel-heavy for such a short gun (like the Stoeger Uplander I used to own) but it looked like it could go to Hell and back. If I had the money and inclination I'd swing for one of those Berettas that Jart teased us with. The Russian was about $300, roughly 1/5 what the Italian costs. These days, IMO, external hammer guns are best used at Vintager shoots and Cowboy-Action events. Anything else deserves a modern gun design.
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