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Old January 14, 2009, 07:24 PM   #1
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Shotgun ID

OK, a newbie to the forums, but I have a question about an oldie. I was about to sell a single shot shotgun, so a buyer could practice bluing. But I decided to see what I really had on my hands first. This shotgun is possibly a Ranger model or Meriden product? I have little to go on, so any direction to helpful sources is appreciated.

Left receiver finds the lettering: DEAD SHOT

Barrell top lettering: 12 GA CHOKE

Other than matching serial numbers, I can't make out anything else, though it's in very experienced condition.
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Old January 15, 2009, 07:20 AM   #2
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Could be any one of a dozen makers, post a picture...JFC
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Old January 15, 2009, 10:53 AM   #3
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I appreciate that. I'll try the pic. One of my motorcycle forums makes fun of my pic attempts, but I'll work on it. The engraving is so faint however, that I won't capture that. So a pic may be of limited value? But I do appreciate the response.

A simple single, hammer fired design. And I'll try a picture.
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Old January 17, 2009, 02:45 AM   #4
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Take a #2 grapite pencil, go over what is stamepd on the gun. This should make the stamp easier to read.

Still a photo is best

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